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US Doctors Installing the Watchman Device – a List by

If you are at high risk for stroke but can’t or don’t want to take anticoagulants, your doctor may suggest closing off the Left Atrial Appendage using an FDA approved occluder such as the Boston Scientific WATCHMAN™ device.

Who’s Installing the Watchman? Boston Scientific offers a database of medical centers implanting WATCHMAN, but there may be additional medical centers in your area that are not listed here.

My Recommendations: To install your Watchman device, I highly recommend selecting an electrophysiologist (EP) that is also certified in “Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology”. The following list of EPs meet this criteria and is offered as a service to our readers.

NOTICE: Unlike some other directories we offer no preferential listings and accept no fee, benefit or value of any kind for listing a specific doctor or medical center, nor are we associated with any practice, medical center or physician.

Alabama Birmingham Dr. Jose Osorio 205-939-0073 Alabama Cardiovascular
Arizona Phoenix, Peoria, Chandler Dr. Vijendra Swarup (Clinical Trial Participant) 602-456-2342 Arizona Heart Rhythm Center
Arizona Phoenix Dr. Marwan M. Bahu 602-952-0002 Biltmore Cardiology
Arizona Phoenix Dr. Ashish Sadhu 602-307-0070 Heart & Vascular Center
California Santa Monica Dr. Shephal Doshi (Clinical Trial Participant) 310-829-6889  St. John’s Health Center
California Los Angeles Dr. Michael Shehata 310-423-3336 Cedars-Sinai
California Los Angeles Dr. Ivan Ho 213-977-0419 Good Samaritan
Florida Atlantis Dr. Mark A. Freher 561-434-0353 Florida Electrophysiology Assoc.
Florida Bradenton Dr. Daniel E. Friedman 941-748-2277 Bradenton Cardiology
Forida Lakeland Dr. Neal G. Kavesh 863-680-7000 Watson Clinic
Florida St. Petersburg Dr. Robert C. Sheppard 727-490-2136 Heart & Vascular Institute
Florida St. Petersburg Dr. Shalin S. Shah 727-544-1441 Bay Area Heart Center
Florida Sarasota Dr. Robert E. Eckart 941-917-4250 Heart Specialists of Sarasota
Florida Sarasota Dr. Dilip J. Mathew (Lariat) 941-486-6758 Heart Rhythm Consultants
Florida Tallahassee Dr. Farhat S. Khairallah 850-216-0120 Southern Medical Group
Florida Tampa Dr. Kevin J. Makati (Lariat) 813-229-9292 Tampa Cardiac Specialists
Georgia Atlanta Dr. Angel Leon (Clinical Trial Participant) 404-686-2504 Emory Univ. Heart Center
Georgia Atlanta Dr. David DeLurgio (Clinical Trial Participant) 404-686-2504  Emory Univ. Heart Center
Georgia Atlanta Dr. Mikhael F. El-Chami 404-686-2504 Emory Univ. Heart Center
Georgia Atlanta Dr. Michael Hoskins 404-712-4063 Emory Univ. Hospital
Illinois Naperville, Winfield Dr. Moeen A. Saleem 630-687-9451 Midwest Heart Specialists
Illinois Springfield Dr. Ziad F. Issa (Clinical Trial Participant) 217-788-0706 Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants
Kentucky Lexington Dr. Gery Tomassoni (Clinical Trial Participant) 859-277-5887 Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
Massachusetts Boston Dr. Moussa Mansour (Clinical Trial Participant) 617-726-5557 Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Burlington Dr. Bruce G. Hook 781-744-8863 Lahey Clinic
Massachusetts Burlington Dr. Jonathan S. Silver 781-744-8863 Lahey Clinic
Massachusetts Fall River Dr. Nitesh A. Sood 508-679-7262 Southcoast Healthcare 
Michigan Detroit Dr. Claudio D. Schuger 313-916-2417 Henry Ford Hospital
Michigan Grand Rapids Dr. Musa I. Dahu 616-885-5000 Frederik Meijer Heart
Michigan Royal Oak Dr. David E. Haines 248-898-4198 William Beaumont Hospital
Minnesota Minneapolis Dr. William Katsiyiannis (Clinical Trial Participant)  612-863-3900 Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minnesota Rochester Dr. Douglas L. Packer 507-284-3994 Mayo Clinic
Minnesota Rochester Dr. Samuel J. Asirvatham 507-284-3994 Mayo Clinic
Minnesota Rochester Dr. Thomas M. Munger 507-284-3994 Mayo Clinic
Mississippi Tupelo Dr. Karl J. Crossen 662-620-6800 Cardiology Assoc of Northern Mississippi
Mississippi Tupelo Dr. Keith Kyker 662-620-6800 Cardiology Assoc of Northern Mississippi
Missouri Kansas City Dr. Alan Wimmer (Clinical Trial Participant) 816-931-1883 Mid America Heart Institute
Missouri Saint Louis Dr. Amit A. Doshi 314-256-5240 Heart Health Center
Missouri Saint Louis Dr. J. Mauricio Sanchez 314-993-6969 Heart Health Center
New Hampshire Manchester Dr. Connor J. Haugh 603-669-0413 Catholic Medical Center
New Hampshire Manchester Dr. Jamie H. Kim 603-669-0413 Catholic Medical Center
New Jersey Asbury Park Dr. Ashish B. Patel 732-663-0300 Monmouth Cardiology
New Jersey Camden Dr. Zoltan Turi 856-968-7096 Cooper Univ. Hospital
New Jersey Neptune Dr. Mark A. Mascarenhas 732-776-8535 Monmouth Cardiology
New Jersey Neptune Dr. Mark J. Hansalia 732-776-8500 Shore Heart Group
New Jersey Parlin Dr. Zyan Younan 732-727-0400 K. George Younan, MD
New York New York Dr. Vivek Reddy (Clinical Trial Participant) 212-241-7114 Mount Sinai
New York Manhasset Dr. Stuart J. Beldner 516-562-2300 North Shore Univ. Hospital
New York New Hyde Park Dr. Bruce G. Goldner 718-470-7330 Long Island Jewish Medical
New York New Hyde Park Dr. Apoor Patel 718-470-7330 Long Island Jewish Medical
New York New York Dr. Srinivas R. Dukkipati 212-241-7114 Mount Sinai
New York New York Dr. Jacob Koruth 212-241-7114 Mount Sinai
New York Staten Island Dr. Marcin Kowalski 718-663-7000 Staten Island Univ. Hospital
North Carolina Charlotte Dr. John W. Holshouser 704-373-0212 Sanger Heart & Vascular
Ohio Cleveland Dr. Mohamed Kanj 216-444-9162 Cleveland Clinic
Ohio Cleveland Dr. Walid Saliba 216-444-9162 Cleveland Clinic
Ohio Cleveland Dr. Oussama M. Wazni 216-444-9162 Cleveland Clinic
Ohio Columbus Dr. James M. Kleman 614-262-6772 OhioHealth Heart
Tennessee Nashville Dr. Robert A. “Drew” Pickett 615-329-5144 Saint Thomas Midtown
Tennessee Nashville Dr. W. David Thompson 615-269-4545 Saint Thomas West
Tennessee Nashville Dr. Christopher R. Ellis 615-322-2318 Vanderbilt Heart Center for Atrial Fibrillation
Texas Austin Dr. Rodney Horton (Clinical Trial Participant) 512-807-3150 Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
Texas  Austin Dr. Andrea Natale 512-807-3150 Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
Texas  Austin Dr. J. David Burkhardt 512-807-3150 Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
Texas Austin Dr. Patrick M. Hranitzky 512-807-3150 Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
Texas Austin Dr. David R. Tshopp 512-458-1006 Austin Heart
Texas Fort Worth Dr. Syed Nayyar Shah 817-334-2800 Heart Center of North Texas
Texas Fort Worth Dr. Senthil K. Thambidorai 817-334-2800 Heart Center of North Texas
Texas Houston Dr. Nadim Nasir, Jr. 713-791-1978 Methodist DeBakey Heart
Texas Houston Dr. Miguel Valderrabano 713-791-1978 Methodist DeBakey Heart
Texas San Antonio Dr. Kiran N. Jayaram 210-614-5400 Cardiology Clinic of San Antonio
Utah Murray Dr. J. Peter Weiss 801-507-3513 Intermountain Heart
Virginia Richmond Dr. John R. Onufer (Clinical Trial Participant) 804-288-4494 Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists
Virginia Norfolk Dr. Ian Woollett 757-597-9294 Sentara Cardiovascular Research
Washington  Seattle Dr. Adam Zivin 206-861-8550 Swedish Heart & Vascular
Washington Seattle Dr. Jordan Prutkin 206-598-4300 UW Medicine Regional Heart Clinic
Wisconsin Madison Dr. Michael Field 608-265-4188 Un. of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics

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