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Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, MBBS, FACC

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Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology and the Medical Director for the Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute at HCA Midwest Health. Dr. Lakkireddy is affiliated with the HCA Midwest Health network of hospitals located throughout the Kansas City, Mo and Overland Park, Kan. metro areas. With more than 15 years of experience, he has specialized clinical expertise and interests in electrophysiology, complex arrhythmia management (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia), heart ablation, left atrial appendage closure; ablation, pacemaker and other device implantation and management, cardiac resynchronization therapy& pulmonary artery pressure sensors in heart failure, premature ventricular contractions, syncope, adult congenital and inherited cardiac rhythm disorders (Long QT, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, Brugada syndrome) and myocarditis He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia and a renowned leader in electrophysiology research and education. Dr. Lakkireddy is the recipient of numerous professional honors and awards, including a Professional Leader of the Year from the Asian Chamber of Commerce, Prevention Magazine Integrative Medicine Award and Ingram’s Heroes in Health Care Award. Many of his accolades have centered on his extensive clinical research activity. He continues to serve as the principal investigator for clinical trials and studies around the world. He has published more than 350 articles on his cutting edge research in the field of electrophysiology. Additionally, Dr. Lakkireddy serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Atrial Fibrillation, Deputy Editor for the Journal of Interventional Electrophysiology and Editorial Board member and reviewer for more than 30 scientfic publications including the American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Clinical Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Journal, and the Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. He was the former Governor of the Kansas American College of Cardiology. He is very active in the cardiovascular professional societies. He is the Chairman of the ACC Electrophysiology Council and is the member of Program Committee in Heart Rhythm Society. He is a featured speaker in several national and international cardiovascular symposia. Care Philosophy Dr. Lakkireddy believes in compassionate patient care guided by research using cutting edge technology in the safest way for the best possible outcomes. His approach to health care is very simple – Patient first & patient last. There is a solution for every problem we just have to look hard to figure it out.

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