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Jonathan Paul Piccini Sr.

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Cardiology
Duke Box 31115, Durham, NC 27710
Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710


Jonathan P. Piccini, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FHRS is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist and Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. He is the Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology section at the Duke Heart Center. His focus is on the care of patients with atrial fibrillation and complex arrhythmias, with particular emphasis on catheter ablation and lead extraction. His research interests include the development and evaluation of innovative cardiovascular interventions for the treatment heart rhythm disorders. He has served as the chairman for several national and international clinical trials and registries, including the American Heart Association-Get with the Guidelines Atrial Fibrillation program. He is an Associate Editor at JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology and is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Dr. Piccini has more than 550 publications in the field of heart rhythm medicine and has been the recipient of several teaching and mentorship awards.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Medicine · 2022 - Present Medicine, Cardiology, Medicine
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Section · 2019 - Present Medicine, Cardiology, Medicine
Professor in Population Health Sciences · 2022 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute · 2010 - Present Duke Clinical Research Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University · 2009 M.H.S.
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine · 2002 M.D.