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Posts by Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, PhD

Biography

Jag Singh, MD, PhD, is the Associate Chief of the Cardiology Division and the Founding Director of the Resynchronization and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Program, at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center. Dr. Singh received his medical degree from BJ Medical College, Pune University, India. He completed his internal medicine residency, cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships at Mass General. He also earned a doctorate from Oxford University, a master of science in clinical investigation from MIT and a research fellowship at the Framingham Heart Study. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Singh's research interests are in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, with an emphasis on device therapy for heart failure and catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. His investigative work has focused on improving patient selection strategies, multimodality imaging, lead implantation techniques and follow-up protocols for patients receiving device therapy. Dr. Singh is the national principal investigator on 5 ongoing multi-center clinical trials and is also a member of steering committees for over 20 single and multicenter research studies. He also directs the coronary venous angiography core laboratory for several multicenter research studies. Dr. Singh is on the editorial board of several medical journals, Deputy Editor of the Journal of American College of Cardiology: Clinical EP  and editor-in-chief of the Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. Dr. Singh is an internationally recognized speaker and frequently gives lectures at national and international educational forums. Dr. Singh has over 200 publications inclusive of original research articles, clinical communications, text book chapters, review articles and editorials. He has edited a Textbook on Imaging in Electrophysiology.