Areas of expertise: heart health, heart rhythm
abnormalities, atrial fibrillation, cardiac
devices, pacemakers, implantable cardiac
Anne B. Curtis, MD, is one of the world's leading clinical
cardiac electrophysiologists and an expert in cardiac arrhythmias.
She plays a key role in developing national treatment guidelines
for treating atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder that can
cause fatigue, shortness of breath, exercise intolerance, and can
even lead to heart failure. Her clinical research has significantly
advanced knowledge of human cardiac electrophysiology and
heart-rhythm abnormalities. She is a past president of the Heart
Rhythm Society and the former chair of the Food and Drug
Administration's Circulatory System Devices Panel.
Anne B. Curtis, M.D.
Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair of Medicine
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences