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Andrea Natale, MD

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Dr. Andrea Natale, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic, John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave, 3rd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Biography

Andrea Natale, MD, is a world recognized leader in the field of electrophysiology who specializes in the use of percutaneous catheter ablation to treat complex atrial fibrillation. He pioneered a circumferential ultrasound vein-ablation system used to correct atrial fibrillation, performing the world’s first five procedures. He was the nation’s first electrophysiologist to perform percutaneous epicardial radiofrequency ablation, a treatment for patients who fail conventional ablation.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2001
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 2000

Medical Education

  • Universita Degli Studi Di Firenze, MD, 1985

Internships

  • Universita Degli Studi Di Firenze, Internal Medicine, 1986

Residencies

  • Universita Catholica Del Sacro Cuere, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989

Fellowships

  • University of Wisconsin, Electrophysiology, 1993
  • University of Western Ontario, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1992
  • University of Western Ontario, Cardiovascular Disease, 1990
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