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John R Phillips, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology
Specialties

Cardiology, Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

Pediatric cardiology

Areas of interest

Arrhythmias
Sudden cardiac death and pre-sports participation evaluation
Intracardiac electrophysiology studies and arrhythmia ablation
Genetic arrhythmia syndromes
School-based AED programs
Pacemaker/ICD placement and care

Bio

Dr. Phillips is a member of Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Section of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery for AAP, as well as a fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). He has held various positions throughout his career such as Medical Director for West Virginia Affiliate of ProjectADAM, member of PACES Finance Committee and treasurer of the Mountain Heart Foundation.

Prior to joining CHoR, Dr. Phillips served as Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, WVU Medicine Children's Hospital from 2013-2020 and Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology at WVU Medicine Children's Hospital from 2001-2020. He also received the 2018 award for Small Chapter AAP President of the Year.

Dr. Phillips has received major grant funding as a co-investigator for the FAST trial (Fetal Atrial Flutter & Supraventricular tachycardia therapy), sponsored by The Hospital for Sick Children and the West Virginia Heart Safe Schools Project, sponsored by an AAP CATCH grant.

He enjoys ice hockey, reading and helping with summer camps for children with congenital heart diseases. Fun facts about Dr. Phillips: He is a former Muhlenburg ice hockey player and captain of the team, and he is a movie and Christmas trivia enthusiast.

Education

Education The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Residency Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Fellowship Pediatric Electrophysiology Fellowship, Cook Children's Hospital, Fort Worth, TX

Research interests

Sudden cardiac arrest and school-based AED programs, Treatment of Fetal arrhythmias, Ibutilide therapy for treatment of atrial arrhythmias in congenital heart disease
  • Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Electrophysiolog
      

Board Certifications


Clinical Interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Sudden cardiac death and pre-sports participation evaluation
  • Intracardiac electrophysiology studies and arrhythmia ablation
  • Genetic arrhythmia syndromes
  • School-based AED programs
  • Pacemaker/ICD placement and care

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