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Dr. Robert S. Fishel, MD

Dr. Robert S. Fishel, MD

“Board Certified Clinical Cardiology and Clinical Electrophysiology”

Professional Status

President and founder of Florida Electrophysiology Associates
Founder and Director of the Electrophysiology department at JFK Hospital, Atlantis from 1997 – Present


Undergraduate – Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, New York
Medical School – New York University School of Medicine
Internship – Straight Medicine Type, Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center
Residency in Internal Medicine – University of Michigan Medical Center
Fellowship in Cardiology – Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine
Fellowship in Electrophysiology – Emory University Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

1989 – Internal Medicine
1996, 2006 – Cardiovascular Disease
1997, 2006 – Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology


  • First Prize, Scientific Program Award, Best Poster, Basic Science Section, The American College of Physicians Regional Meeting
  • First Prize, Scientific Program Award, Best Poster, Basic Science Section, The American College of Physicians Regional Meeting Fellow American College of Cardiology
  • Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association, Scientific Conference on Functional and Structural Mechanisms of Vascular Control
  • American Federation for Clinical Research Henry Christian Award, AFCR Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 5/92.
  • The Emory University Upjohn Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Research, 3/93

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Biomedical Sciences
  • University of Miami / Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine Cardiac Physiology Course Instructor Section

Hospital Appointments

  • Active Staff, JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL, (2/99 – Present)
  • Active Staff Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach, FL (7/98-present)
  • Active Staff Bethesda Medical Center, Boynton Beach, FL (5/99-present)
  • Active Staff Lawnwood Medical Center, Ft. Pierce, FL
  • Active Staff North West Medical Center, Margate, FL
  • Active Staff Westside Medical Center, Plantation, FL
  • Active Staff Martin Memorial, Hobe Sound, FL

Publications / Book Chapters

Over 33+ Publications and Abstracts
Over 74+ Book Chapters


41 + Current and Recent Clinical Trials

United States Patents


Procedures Performed

Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography • Transthoracic Echocardiography • Transesophageal Echocardiography • Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation Device Insertion • Exercise Stress Testing • Holter Monitoring • Right Heart Catheterization and Swan-Ganz Insertion • Temporary Pacemaker Insertion • Permanent Single and Dual Chamber Pacemaker Insertion • Ventricular Programmed Stimulation • A-V Nodal Ablation • A-V Nodal Modification, including Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia Ablation • Accessory Pathway and other Reciprocating Tachycardia Ablation(s) • Atrial Flutter/Tachycardia Ablation • Transvenous and Sub-Cutaneous Patch Automatic Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Insertions • Trans-Septal puncture of the Fossa-Ovale • Bi-ventricular Pacing for both ICDs and Pacers, Focal Atrial fibrillation Ablations, Coronary Sinus venography, Pulmonary Vein Venography, Epicardial venous and myocardial mapping, Pacemaker/Defibrillator electrosurgical lead extractions, Electro-anatomical Mapping, Intra-cardiac ultrasonography, Veno-atrial isolation procedures for atrial fibrillation, Electroanatomical ablations of atrial fibrillation • Cryo-Ablation • WATCHMAN FLX Left Atrial Appendage (LAAC) Device

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Dr. Robert S. Fishel, MD

Practice limited to Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

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