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Electrophysiology (EP)

Our electrophysiology program offers expert treatment for all types of heart rhythm disorders and related conditions.

Why choose UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute for electrophysiology?

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute's electrophysiology program offers a full range of services with highly experienced electrophysiologists and staff, treating all types of cardiac arrhythmias and related diagnoses.

Each year, our specialists complete more than 120 catheter ablation procedures. UPMC Pinnacle also was the first health care provider in Central Pennsylvania to offer the Sensei® robotic ablation system for atrial fibrillation. Through 3D catheter control and 3D visualization, this system allows electrophysiologists to safely and effectively perform complex arrhythmia mapping procedures.

What is electrophysiology?

Electrophysiology is a branch of cardiology that deals with conditions related to the electrical activity of your heart and abnormal heartbeats called arrhythmias. We diagnose and treat patients with atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders.

What can I expect during my visit with an electrophysiologist?

If your doctor thinks that you may have an abnormal heart rhythm, he or she may refer you to an electrophysiology specialist. To find out what is causing your heart rhythm disorder, your electrophysiologist will use the latest diagnostic technology, including:

By finding out the cause of your abnormal heartbeat, your doctor can develop the best treatment plan for you. Your treatment may include:


Need more information?

PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute: 717-731-0101
Cardiac Consultants Lancaster: 717-299-5000
York Heart and Vascular Specialists: 717-849-5576

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