Larry Chinitz, MD

Medicine (Cardiology) – Associated Mentor

Dr Chinitz' group has participated in numerous clinical trials critical to the development of the implantable defibrillator and catheter-based therapies for cardiac dysrhythmias. His most recent research and publications are centered on the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation and the development of electroanatomic mapping systems and tools required for catheter ablation of atrial arrhythmias. Dr Chinitz serves on the editorial board of several journals and is a senior editor of the Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. He is presently on the steering committee of an international Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion trial and the PI of a multicenter effort to develop contact sensing technology for catheter based therapies. He is a Founding Member of the Heart Rhythm Society and on the medical leadership committee of the AHA's New York Affiliate.