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  • Bio

    Dr. Brian O'Connor joined the medical staff at Children’s Heart Center at Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as the Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology in 2000. He received his Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine with honors. He completed his Pediatric Internship & Residency at Tufts -- New England Medical Center in Boston. Following his residency, Dr. O'Connor completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Upon completion of his General Pediatric Cardiology fellowship training, Dr. O'Connor undertook a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing with Dr. Paul Gillette, at the Medical University of South Carolina.

    Dr. O'Connor is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is board certified in pediatric cardiology and general pediatrics. In addition he is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society and the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society.

    Clinical Expertise

    Pediatric-Cardiology, Pediatrics

    Clinical Interests

    • Clinical Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes
    • Inherited Familial Cardiac Arrhythmias, Radiofrequency and Cryothermia Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Pharmacologic Therapy of Rhythm Disorders
    • Management of Post-operative Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Congenital Complete AV Block
    • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Therapy
    • Prenatal and Congenital Cardiac Rhythm Disorders
    • Familial Genetic Screening
    • Neurocardiogenic Syndromes Predisposing to Syncope
    • Exercise Testing
    • Implantable and Non-invasive Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring and Arrhythmias In Adult Congenital Heart Disease

  • Medical School

    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1985

    Internship

    New England Medical Center-Tufts University, Boston, MA, 1986

    Residency

    New England Medical Center-Tufts University, Boston, MA, 1987

    Fellowship

    University of Michigan, MI, 1988Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1993

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna PPO
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Plan
    • Coventry
    • Emblem Health / GHI
    • Empire BC/BS
    • GHI
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Magnacare
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare
    • WellCare