Jeanne E. Poole, M.D., sees patients with heart rhythm abnormalities or symptoms explainable by a heart rhythm abnormality, and offers medical and procedural therapy when appropriate. She performs surgical placement of implantable pacemakers and defibrillators, and other procedures specific to the heart rhythm condition.
Her clinical interests include patients with heart rhythm disorders such as rapid rhythms, slow rhythms, identification of episodes of passing out, evaluation for individuals at risk for cardiac arrest and evaluation for pacemaker or implantable defibrillators.
Her research interests include prevention of sudden cardiac death through use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators, automatic external defibrillation, technologic advancements in implantable devices to treat heart rhythm disorders and assessing complications of device procedures.
Dr. Poole is a professor of medicine and director of the clinical cardiac electrophysiology program in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington, Seattle.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Poole enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, walking, hiking and reading books.