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Electrophysiology Fellowship

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship focuses on academic and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Overview from the program director

The clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center is a two-year, accredited program that will train you for a career in academic and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. The program is ACGME accredited and fulfills requirements for training as indicated in the July 1, 2020 ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Program Strengths

You will have the opportunity to train under 8 board-certified cardiac electrophysiologists. Your program will include:

  • Large academic medical center with 1 training hospital and multiple clinic locations
  • A very robust clinical & research program
  • Dedicated time in 4 EP labs with high procedure volumes
  • >1,000 cardiac ablations (Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia/PVC, SVT, Atrial flutter/Miscellaneous)
  • >1,000 devices (ICD, Pacemaker)
  • ~100 lead extractions
  • ~130 Left atrial appendage closure
  • Dedicated time in the ambulatory setting
  • Inpatient and outpatient consultative services
  • Dedicated research time
  • Optional elective rotations including:
  • Advanced cardiac imaging (Cardiac MRI and CT)
  • Pediatric cardiac electrophysiology at the Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Weekly didactic conferences and monthly M&M and journal clubs
  • Active research initiatives, including multi-center, industry-sponsor and investigator-initiated

Training ‘Extras'

  • Major mapping and ablation systems: CARTO, Precision, Cryoballoon, Rhythm, Ultrasound-guided
  • Stereotaxis robotic navigation system
  • Access to many investigational devices
  • Work with all major device vendors (Medtronic, Abbott, Boston Scientific, Biotronik)
  • Flexibility to tailor your training to match your clinical and research interests.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning July 1. To be considered for review, your application must be complete in ERAS by July 31. A complete application means the following documents are released to our program: a recent CV, personal statement, at least three letters of recommendation, USMLE transcripts, a photo, and ECFMG certificate (international graduates).

Current Fellows

Amit Shrestha, MD
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow

Medical School: College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal
Residency: National Academy of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal
Fellowship: Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu, Nepal - Post Doctoral in Cardiology


John Anderson, DO John Anderson, DO
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow

Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Medicine
Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center


Wilbur "Dub" Freeman, DO Wilbur "Dub" Freeman, DO
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow

Medical School: A. T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
CV Fellowship: Creighton University


Vivek Reddy, MD 

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College Manipal
Residency: Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center
CV Fellowship: Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Cardiovascular Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4023
Kansas City, KS 66160