Rugheed Ghadban, MD

Rugheed Ghadban, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • Medical Degree: Damascus University Faculty of Medicine, Damascus, Syria (2007)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO (2013)
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO (2018)
  • Fellowship, Cardiac Electrophysiology: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2021)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Echocardiography (ASCeXAM)
  • Cardiovascular Disease Certification Exam (ABIM)
  • Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT)

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders, which includes catheter ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias including robotic ablation strategies; implantation of pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy devices and defibrillators

Research Interests

Focused on complex atrial arrhythmia ablation in patients with prior lung transplantation.  In addition to using non-invasive mapping techniques to help guide catheter ablation procedures of ventricular arrhythmias.  Future clinical and research interests particularly in the integration of advanced cardiac imaging modalities for optimization of safety and efficacy of complex ablation procedures of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with structural heart disease.