JAFIB-EP is always on the lookout for interesting and unique cases. It’s a great way for new authors to be published as well! If you have such a case or are interested to learn more reach out to the Surgical in EP Editors, Dr. Armin Kiankhooy or contact our Digital Editor. Here are the requirements
Biography: James R Edgerton, MD, FACS, FACC, FHRS is an Adjunct Professor of Surgery with the cardiothoracic surgery division at Washington University in St Louis working mainly in clinical research. He also serves as Senior Clinical Scientist at Baylor, Scott and White Health in Dallas, Texas. He completed a general surgery residency at University of Florida, Gainesville Florida and a cardiothoracic residency at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina. He is board certified in both general and cardiothoracic surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, American College of Cardiology, and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). He holds and has held leadership positions in HRS, STS, AATS, and the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. He serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Atrial Fibrillation and Journal of the Heart Surgery Forum. Additionally, he is a reviewer for seven tier one peer reviewed journals. He is a sought-after lecturer speaking at multiple international scientific meetings and has demonstrated surgical technique, operating on five different continents.
He continues to impact the field through research, involvement in various guidelines statements, and educational lecturing internationally. His research interests lie in the fields of cardiac arrhythmias and quality assurance.
Biography: Hi everyone, my name is Armin (R-mean) Kiankhooy (Key-On-Koo-E). I am a practicing Cardiothoracic surgeon at St. Helena Hospital in St. Helena, Napa Valley, CA. My professional passion is the surgical treatment of arrhythmia, specifically atrial fibrillation. I am a hybrid ablation zealot and am in constant pursuit of the most effective while least invasive approach to treat patients with advanced atrial fibrillation. In addition to providing patient care, I feel compelled to engage and educate my surgical colleagues about the most current state of atrial fibrillation treatment with a new Podcast that I host entitled All Things Afib! I am honored to be part of the editorial board of JAFIB&EP and look forward to working with you soon!