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The Arrhythmia Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Welcome to The Arrhythmia Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC), a part of RWJBarnabas Health. We are dedicated to providing you with unparalleled specialized cardiac electrophysiology care.

Your Journey to Heart Health

At The Arrhythmia Center, we offer a comprehensive range of cardiac rhythm care services, ensuring that you have access to top-quality specialized cardiac electrophysiology care close to home.

Expert Care Tailored to You

Our team consists of board-certified cardiac electrophysiology physicians and experienced advanced practitioners. They are committed to addressing your unique concerns and utilizing cutting-edge technology to deliver personalized, high-quality care.

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Understanding Arrhythmia

A cardiac arrhythmia is an irregular or abnormal heart rate or rhythm. It can lead to a range of symptoms, from decreased exercise tolerance to more severe, life-threatening conditions such as stroke, heart failure, or sudden cardiac death.

Comprehensive Care for All

We specialize in treating a wide spectrum of arrhythmia concerns, including:

  • Bradycardia: Slow heart rhythms
  • Tachycardia: Fast heart rhythms
  • Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB): Irregular heart rhythms
  • Cardiac Electrical Conduction Issues

Each patient undergoes a thorough evaluation to determine the best treatment plan tailored to their needs.

Improving Your Heart’s Rhythm and Quality of Life

Our goal is to enhance your quality of life by addressing your arrhythmia symptoms. For some conditions, we also focus on reducing the risk of stroke, heart failure, and sudden cardiac death.

A Rich Legacy of Innovation

We take pride in our rich history of pioneering cardiac care:

  • In 1961, Dr. Victor Parsonnet and his team performed the first pacemaker implantation in New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel.
  • In 1972, we achieved a historic milestone by implanting the world’s first nuclear-powered pacemaker.
  • In 1988, we introduced the first dual-chamber nuclear pacemaker.

Arrhythmia Center Services

The Arrhythmia Center at Newark Beth Israel provides a broad spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic services including:

  • Evaluation of palpitations
  • Evaluation of fainting (syncope)
  • Risk assessment for cardiac arrest
  • Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation (AF) management including:
    • Cryoballon and radio-frequency ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Atrial Flutter (AFL)
    • Watchman for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Management
    • Hybrid Surgical/Endocardial Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Outpatient Telemetry Monitoring (Holter, Event, and Wearable monitors and implantable loop recorders)
  • Remote and in-office device clinic
  • Electrophysiologic Study (EPS)
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)
  • Conduction System Pacing (i.e. Left Bundle Area Pacing)
  • Leadless Pacemaker Implantation
  • Subcutaneous Defibrillators (SICD) Implantation
  • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Extraction
  • Complex Cardiac Arrhythmia Ablation
  • Clinical research trial options available

Philosophy of Care

Our physicians and advance practitioners combined experience and specialized skills prioritize providing the highest level evidence-based medical care in a compassionate manner in which we would want our own family to receive.

We believe it is important for our patients to understand their conditions and make informed decisions. Therefore a major focus at our center is on patient education with visual resources to augment understanding.

Trust your heart to The Arrhythmia Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. We’re here to guide you toward a healthier, more rhythmical life. Contact us today to embark on your journey to heart health.

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Location

The Arrhythmia Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue, G4
Newark, NJ 07112
Phone: 973-926-8590
Fax: 973-926-6758

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Patient Stories

  • “That medical staff in the ICU was amazing – they definitely went above and beyond.”

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