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Gordon Ho

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolHealth Sciences
Address9300 Campus Point Drive #7411
La Jolla CA 92037
Phone858-246-2972
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    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CABS06/2006Bio-engineering
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CAMD06/2010Doctor of Medicine
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA06/2013Internal Medicine - Residency
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA06/2016General Cardiology - Fellowship
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA06/2018Cardiac Electrophysiology - Fellowship

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    Gordon Ho, MD, is a physician-scientist developing novel technologies to improve personalized therapy of heart rhythm disorders. As a board certified cardiac electrophysiologist, he takes care of patients with fast, slow and irregular heart rhythms by performing minimally-invasive procedures to treat atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Using his biomedical engineering background, Dr. Ho collaborates with researchers at the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering to develop computer-based mapping techniques to improve patient-specific therapy of all arrhythmias. Secondly, he is studying how to use novel high resolution cardiac imaging techniques to improve accuracy of catheter and non-invasive ablation therapy of ventricular arrhythmias. Thirdly, he is investigating the mechanisms and targeted treatment of refractory atrial fibrillation. For these projects, he has been awarded research funding from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and Abbott Laboratories. Dr. Ho has been published in medical journals including Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Clinical Electrophysiology.
    Dr. Ho completed internship and residency at Stanford University and fellowship training in general cardiology and advanced subspecialty training in cardiac electrophysiology at UCSD. He earned his medical degree and undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at UCSD. Dr. Ho is board certified in internal medicine, general cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology. He is a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, American College of Cardiology, and member of the American Heart Association.

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    Career Development Award
    American Heart Association AHA 19CDA34760021Mar 1, 2019
    True 4DCT for Quantifying LV Dyssynchrony and Function for Targeting LV Lead Location in CRT
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL144678Jan 15, 2019 - Dec 31, 2022
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Antitachycardia pacing: A worthy cause? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 Jul 23. Ho G, Birgersdotter-Green U. PMID: 32700345.
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    2. Clinical factors associated with baseline history of atrial fibrillation and subsequent clinical outcomes following initial implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 Jun; 43(6):542-550. Giancaterino S, Nishimura M, Birgersdotter-Green U, Hoffmayer KS, Han FT, Raissi F, Ho G, Krummen D, Feld GK, Hsu JC. PMID: 32297348.
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    3. P2Y12 inhibitors with oral anticoagulation for percutaneous coronary intervention with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart. 2020 Apr; 106(8):575-583. Lupercio F, Giancaterino S, Villablanca PA, Han F, Hoffmayer K, Ho G, Raissi F, Krummen D, Birgersdotter-Green U, Feld G, Reeves R, Mahmud E, Hsu JC. PMID: 32034008.
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    4. Ventricular arrhythmias in patients with biventricular assist devices. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2019 Dec 14. Lin AY, Tran H, Brambatti M, Adler E, Pretorius V, Pollema T, Hsu JC, Feld GK, Hoffmayer K, Han F, Krummen D, Ho G. PMID: 31838665.
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    5. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in patients with left ventricular assist devices: a shocking tale of survival. Eur J Heart Fail. 2020 Jan; 22(1):29-31. Ho G, Wettersten N, Greenberg B. PMID: 31769111.
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    6. Meta-analysis of Effect of Modest (=10%) Weight Loss in Management of Overweight and Obese Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2019 11 15; 124(10):1568-1574. Aldaas OM, Lupercio F, Han FT, Hoffmayer KS, Krummen D, Ho G, Raissi F, Birgersdotter-Green U, Feld GK, Hsu JC. PMID: 31540665.
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    7. Reply: Lead-Adherent Echodensities: The Rule Rather Than the Exception! JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 07; 5(7):868-869. Ho G, Bhatia P, Mehta I, Maus T, Khoche S, Pollema T, Pretorius VG, Birgersdotter-Green U. PMID: 31320019.
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    8. Prevalence and Short-Term Clinical Outcome of Mobile Thrombi Detected on Transvenous Leads in Patients Undergoing Lead Extraction. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 06; 5(6):657-664. Ho G, Bhatia P, Mehta I, Maus T, Khoche S, Pollema T, Pretorius VG, Birgersdotter-Green U. PMID: 31221351.
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    9. Critical Consideration of Myxedema Coma in the Postoperative Setting: A Case Report. A A Pract. 2019 Feb 15; 12(4):119-121. Tran M, Vincent L, Ho G, Kelly K, Bouvet M, Meier A. PMID: 30169383.
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    10. Transient complete heart block following catheter ablation of a left lateral accessory pathway. J Arrhythm. 2019 Feb; 35(1):155-157. Schweis F, Ho G, Krummen DE, Hoffmayer K, Birgersdotter-Green U, Feld G. PMID: 30805061.
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    11. Outcomes of repeated transvenous lead extraction. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 10; 41(10):1321-1328. Fu H, Ho G, Yang M, Huang X, Fender EA, Mulpuru S, Asirvatham R, Pretorius VG, Friedman PA, Birgersdotter-Green U, Cha YM. PMID: 30058073.
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    12. Management of Arrhythmias and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 07; 4(7):847-859. Ho G, Braun OÖ, Adler ED, Feld GK, Pretorius VG, Birgersdotter-Green U. PMID: 30025683.
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    13. Successful ventricular tachycardia ablation in a patient with a biventricular ventricular assist device and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia using bivalirudin. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2018 Aug; 4(8):367-370. Ho G, Tran HA, Urey MA, Adler ED, Pretorius VG, Hsu JC. PMID: 30116710.
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    14. Successful ventricular fibrillation functional substrate ablation via a single vascular access site. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2018 May; 4(5):173-176. Ho G, Hoffmayer KS, Villongco CT, Vidmar D, Rappel WJ, Krummen DE. PMID: 29915711.
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    15. Rotors exhibit greater surface ECG variation during ventricular fibrillation than focal sources due to wavebreak, secondary rotors, and meander. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Oct; 28(10):1158-1166. Ho G, Villongco CT, Yousefian O, Bradshaw A, Nguyen A, Faiwiszewski Y, Hayase J, Rappel WJ, McCulloch AD, Krummen DE. PMID: 28670858.
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    16. Spatiotemporal Progression of Early Human Ventricular Fibrillation. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 12 11; 3(12):1437-1446. Vidmar D, Krummen DE, Hayase J, Narayan SM, Ho G, Rappel WJ. PMID: 29238755.
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    17. Left Atrial Venous Anatomy: A Map for Future AF Therapies. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 09; 3(9):1033-1036. Krummen DE, Ho G. PMID: 29759707.
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    18. Ventricular fibrillation: triggers, mechanisms and therapies. Future Cardiol. 2016 05; 12(3):373-90. Krummen DE, Ho G, Villongco CT, Hayase J, Schricker AA. PMID: 27120223.
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    19. Modifying Ventricular Fibrillation by Targeted Rotor Substrate Ablation: Proof-of-Concept from Experimental Studies to Clinical VF. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2015 Oct; 26(10):1117-26. Krummen DE, Hayase J, Vampola SP, Ho G, Schricker AA, Lalani GG, Baykaner T, Coe TM, Clopton P, Rappel WJ, Omens JH, Narayan SM. PMID: 26179310.
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    20. Mechanisms of human atrial fibrillation initiation: clinical and computational studies of repolarization restitution and activation latency. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec; 5(6):1149-59. Krummen DE, Bayer JD, Ho J, Ho G, Smetak MR, Clopton P, Trayanova NA, Narayan SM. PMID: 23027797.
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    21. Accurate ECG diagnosis of atrial tachyarrhythmias using quantitative analysis: a prospective diagnostic and cost-effectiveness study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Nov; 21(11):1251-9. Krummen DE, Patel M, Nguyen H, Ho G, Kazi DS, Clopton P, Holland MC, Greenberg SL, Feld GK, Faddis MN, Narayan SM. PMID: 20522152.
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