Jordan M. Prutkin M.D., M.H.S., F.H.R.S.

Jordan M. Prutkin M.D., M.H.S., F.H.R.S.

Specialties and Expertise

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias, Internal Medicine

Services

Regional Heart Center

Languages

English

Locations

Cardiac Clinic & Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4300|Map It 

Cardiology Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 

Bio

Dr. Prutkin is a cardiac electrophysiologist who practices at University of Washington Medical Center and the Eastside Specialty Center. He sees patients with heart rhythm disorders with a focus on the ablation of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia. He is also active in implanting and managing patients with biventricular devices, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) and pacemakers, and is one of the most experienced operators in the Northwest with the new subcutaneous ICD. He is also a sports cardiologist, with a large practice of athletes including those in high school, college, professional, recreational and masters levels.

Patient Care Philosophy

"For the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient."

Personal Interests

Reading, music, spending time with his family and baseball.

Clinical Interests

He sees patients with all types of heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, SVT, ventricular tachycardia, bradycardia (slow heart rates), or who are at risk for sudden death. He sees patients who need an ablation or cardiac device implanted for these heart rhythm problems.

Teaching Interests

He is an active teacher of electrocardiograms (ECGs), the subcutaneous ICD, pacemakers and ICDs, atrial fibrillation, inherited arrhythmia syndromes, and other heart rhythm topics.

Scope of Care

He follows patients with abnormal heart rhythms and uses medications, cardiac ablation procedures and surgery to improve their lives.

Research Interests

Dr. Prutkin's main research interest is the management of heart rhythm abnormalities in athletes and prevention of sudden death on the playing field. His other interest is in the prevention and management of pacemaker and ICD infections.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Yale School of MedicineMedical education2002
Duke UniversityMaster
Johns Hopkins University SOMResidencyInternal Medicine
UW - Division of CardiologyFellowshipClinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
UW - Division of CardiologyFellowshipCardiology

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Internal MedicineClinical Cardiac Electrophysiology2009
American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease2008
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