Jay Simonson, MD
Clinical Researcher

Affiliations/other offices held: Clinical cardiac electrophysiologist, medical director of cardiology research at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital.

Joined the Institute: 2005

Education and training: MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis; internship and residency in internal medicine, University of California, San Francisco Affiliated Hospitals; fellowship, cardiovascular research (National Institutes of Health grant), Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, and clinical cardiology and electrophysiology fellow, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.

Overview/research interests:

  • Clinical trials in heart rhythm disturbances or electrophysiology, including ablation procedures, catheters, and mapping equipment
  • Pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator-related trials

Current research activities and funding:

  • CABANA (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute): study of atrial fibrillation ablation vs medical treatment
  • Medtronic Product Surveillance Registry
  • Medtronic Attain Stability Study¬†
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