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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. 

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:


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  • Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, and Perry Counties: 717-731-0101
  • Hanover: 717-637-1738
  • York: 717-849-5576
  • Lancaster, Lititz: 717-299-5000

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The Electrophysiology department at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC in central Pa. provides comprehensive treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. Our electrophysiology team performs more than 300 catheter ablations and 600 cardiac device implantations per year. Our program in Central Pennsylvania is involved in several large clinical trials providing access to cutting edge treatment to patients. 

Electrophysiology Procedural Volume

Graph of Cardiac Device Implantations from 2018 to 2020 including pacemekers in green and defibrillators in purple columns.

Graph of EP ablations from 2018 to 2020 columns in purple.

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Implants Graph from 2018 to 2020 with Purple Columns

To refer a patient, please call 717-731-0101. 

We welcome your patients at our EP clinic locations in:

  • Carlisle
  • Chambersburg
  • Harrisburg
  • Lancaster
  • Mechanicsburg
  • York

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