Dr. Jay Gross
(Electrophysiology) discusses electrograms with current EP fellows Mike Webber and Felix Yang.
The Pacing and Electrophysiology rotation, a substantial strength of the overall training program, makes a broad intellectual contribution to the entire cardiologic experience at Einstein/Montefiore.
The Electrophysiology (EP) Service supports important areas of adjunctive care for patients with cardiac dysfunction and with high risk coronary artery disease (including patients with acute myocardial infarction, and the arrhythmias with which such patients often present).
The Electrophysiology Service has significant interaction with the Congestive Heart Failure and Invasive Cardiac Diagnostic Services.
In addition to the basic EP experience, all fellows spend at least one month rotating through the pacemaker service at Montefiore. This service has a long history. Notable achievements include:
- implantation of the first transvenous pacemaker
- establishment of the first trans-telephonic monitoring program
- implantation of the second AICD
The service remains one of the most active in the United States and is involved in all aspects of pacemaker management. The activities of the pacemaker service are highly integrated with those of the arrhythmia service (identical faculty) but on a day-to-day basis, the functions of the 2 groups diverge.
Monday-Friday, 7 am to approx. 5:30 pm. Occasional late nights, within general housestaff hour rules.