Ventricular Tachycardia

Ventricular tachycardia is an abnormally fast heartbeat. Get the facts on this type of arrhythmia.

Ventricular Tachycardia Treatment

Offering a full range of medical, interventional and surgical treatments for ventricular tachycardia.

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that causes the chambers in the heart to beat in an unorganized rhythm.

Other Rhythm Disorders

We diagnose and treat all types of heart rhythm disorders, including supraventricular arrhythmias, and bradycardia.

Rhythm Disorders FAQs

Answers to common questions about heart rhythm disorders.

Our Safe Care Commitment

The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. We know that COVID-19 will be with us for the foreseeable future, so we're taking a comprehensive approach to provide you and your loved ones the safest possible environment. Read our Safe Care Commitment.

Experienced Care for Heart Rhythm Disorders

Brigham and Women's Heart & Vascular Center is known worldwide for its expertise in evaluating and treating abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias. We have long been innovators in the field, from being the first to use direct current cardioversion to restore normal heart rhythm in 1962 to being one of only three centers in the U.S. today to use needle catheter ablations to reach within the thickness of the heart wall and unique stereotactic radio ablation protocol to treat arrhythmias.

Our team in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service includes some of the world's most experienced physicians in cardiac electrophysiology, who specialize in treating a full range of patients, including those with the most complex medical concerns. Our specially-trained team performs more than 3,000 procedures annually, including catheter ablation, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), pacemaker implantation and cardiac resynchronization, which translates to better outcomes for patients.

Our team of specialists are seeing patients with in person office visits and Virtual Visits. For initial consults, second opinions, treatment planning, and follow-up care, you can receive individualized, expert cardiac care from the comfort of your home.

The Cardiac Arrhythmia Service within Brigham and Women's Heart & Vascular Center offers the following for our patients:

  • Expertise in treating the most complex rhythm disorders, even those who have failed or have been deemed untreatable at other centers
  • A team approach to integrated care, delivered by cardiac electrophysiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiovascular imaging experts, radiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, nurses and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, dietitians, and social workers, leading to better outcomes for patients
  • Access to the most innovative procedures, techniques, and devices, including ablation techniques not offered at most other centers. Our clinicians are continually working to advance patient care, while ensuring an excellent safety record.
  • Access to clinical trials and research, offering patients potential treatment options not available elsewhere
  • Access to the latest, top of the line technologies and advanced imaging, including intracardiac ultrasound, innovative mapping systems, and 4D CT, which translates to more accurate visibility and diagnosis and leads to more precise surgical and interventional care
  • Same-day discharge program for many patients undergoing procedures. Patients follow-up with a provider the next day through a Virtual Visit.
  • World-class training program dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generation of clinicians
  • Our Cardiovascular Genetics Program is at the forefront of research and care of inherited cardiac disorders. We specialize in managing┬áLong QT syndrome and other inherited arrhythmias, including Brugada syndrome and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
  • Coordinated care from the No. 7 best hospital for cardiology & heart surgery in the country, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Request an Appointment

We are steadfast in our commitment to treating you in the safest possible environment and are seeing patients both in person and through Virtual Visits. To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6048 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a callback.


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