Dr. Hugh Calkins

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Baltimore, MD
38 years experience

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Bio

I am Professor of Medicine and Director of the Arrhythmia Service and Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory at Johns Hopkins. My clinical and academic interests include catheter ablation, atrial fibrillation, ARVD, and syncope. I have published more than 450 manuscripts.

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Cardiac Electrophysiology

Languages spoken

English

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Calkins
38 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Consider psvt: He may have a short circuit arrhythmia. If the heart is racing over 160 during these episodes and starts and stops suddenly you should see an ep and c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Calkins
38 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Salt and fluid: Salt and fluid is the key to treating pots. You also want to make sure you have a normal blood count, .
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Calkins
38 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Florinef (fludrocortisone) may help: The key to treating pots is lots of salt and fluid. Flornef can also be useful in some patients.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Calkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Calkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much for your help
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'm sorry, sudden death is what?
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1983MD
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