Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FHRS
Disclosures: I/we have no financial relationships to report.

Bio:

Dr. Akoum is director of the University of Washington Atrial Fibrillation Program and Associate Professor of Medicine. In addition to his vast expertise in catheter ablation of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, he is also an expert in cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. 

Dr. Akoum conducts research aimed at matching patients with atrial fibrillation to the best treatment option. This personalized approach includes selecting the best candidates for catheter ablation and choosing the ablation approach, novel drugs and devices to treat the arrhythmia and associated stroke risk.