Edward Chu, M.D.

Edward Chu, M.D.

Dr. Edward Chu is board certified cardiologist who specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm disorders), cardiac imaging (echocardiography/ultrasound and cardiac CT/CAT scan), and general cardiovascular diseases.  His areas of expertise include atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter ablation, left atrial appendage occlusion, and leadless pacemaker implantation.  He has also investigated the impact of Covid-19 on cardiovascular health, and is interested in the education and quality of medical care.

Dr. Chu is a native Floridian who was born and raised in Orlando.  He graduated from Duke University with a degree in biomedical and electrical engineering.  He worked for several years in South Florida as a clinical specialist in pacemakers and defibrillators before attending medical school at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City (NYC).  Upon graduation, he received numerous distinctions and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.  He completed residency in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital, the hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.  He then returned to Mount Sinai Hospital for cardiology fellowship and advanced training in cardiac electrophysiology.  During this time, he served as Chief Fellow and worked closely with several prominent cardiologists including Dr. Valentin Fuster and Dr. Vivek Reddy.  Dr. Chu is excited to bring his medical knowledge and expertise back to his home state.

Dr. Chu remains active in national leadership activities, medical research, and community outreach.  He currently serves on the American College of Cardiology (ACC) National Cardiovascular Data Registry committee and is a columnist for the ACC Cardiology magazine.  His recent publications have focused on novel and emerging treatments for heart rhythm disorders and the safety of same-day discharge after atrial fibrillation ablation.   Dr. Chu serves as an advisor to the MedStart program, an outreach initiative he co-founded in 2008 that provides free health education opportunities to underserved youth in NYC, and also serves as a career advisor to undergraduate students at Harvard University who are interested in becoming physicians.

Dr. Chu is fluent in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

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