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Dr. Vlad Rankovic, MD, FACC

Dr. Vlad Rankovic, MD, FACC

“Board Certified Clincal Cardiology and Clinical Electrophysiology”

Education

B.S. Electrical Engineering – Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
M.S. Biomedical Engineering – Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School – Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Fellowship Cardiology – Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Fellowship Electrophysiology – Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications

2000, 2011 – Cardiovascular Disease2001, 2011 – Clinical Cardiar Electrophysiology

Awards

  • South Florida Super Doctors 2012Boca Raton Super Doctors 2012Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2012-13
  • Best Physical Exam Instructor Award, University of Illinois, 1995Honors in Cardiology, Pulmonary, Internal Medicine, and Radiology, Ohio State
  • University College of Medicine,1990-1992Elected to Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beat Pi, and Eta Kappa Nu
  • Engineering Honor Societies, 1982-1988

Publications

Quality Management and Data Bases, Miami Lead Symposium, Miami, Fl, May 15, 2014

Prophylactic Extraction of Medtronic Fidelis Leads, Miami Lead Symposium, Miami, FL, February 8, 2013

How to Start a Lead Extraction Program, Heart Rhythm 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, May 11, 2012

Goldberger J, Rankovic V, Karha J, Passman R, Kadish A, Predictors of Appropriate Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Patients with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Cardiology, Vol 89, Issue 9: 1072-1076, 2002

Rankovic V, Patel N, Jain S, Robinson N, Goldberger J, Kadish A. Characteristics of Ischemic and Peri-Ischemic Regions During Ventricular Fibrillation in the Canine Heart. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Vol 10, No. 8: 1090-1100, 1999. 911-919

Research

The creation and analysis of a lead extraction database to improve procedure quality and safety. Quadripolar left ventricular pacing for heart failure.

  1. Management and Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
  2. Ablation of Accessory Pathway Mediated Tachycardia
  3. Ablation of AV node reentrant Tachycardia
  4. Ablation of Atrial Tachycardia
  5. Ablation of Atrioventricular Node
  6. Extraction of Pacemaker and Defibrillator Leads
  7. Cardiac Resynchronization Device Implantation
  8. Cardiac Defibrillator Implantation
  9. Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  10. Electrophysiology Study
  11. Cryo-Ablation

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Dr. Vlad Rankovic, MD, FACC

Practice limited to Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

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