Dr. Aaron Hesselson has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of cardiac electrophysiology. He earned his biomedical engineering degree from Rutgers University in 1987 after which he entered into clinical research. Following medical school, a Harvard medical residency was completed at Boston Beth Israel Hospital and cardiology/electrophysiology fellowships at Duke University medical center. He now brings his experience in complex cardiac ablation and device management of congestive heart failure to UK as Director of Electrophysiologic Services.
When I was in college, even before I had any inkling that I wanted to go into medicine, I ended up in an intensive care unit with a fractured sternum and a bruised heart. My experience there very much formulated how I approach any patient.
I think it would behoove doctors to think about themselves from that aspect: The patient doesn’t know what’s going on. They don’t know the technology. They don’t know the technical terms. They don’t know what the endpoint is.
Hopefully I can anticipate their needs and their questions, and make them that much more comfortable and reassured. I talk to my patients. I try to spend a lot of my time communicating. I think that’s very important.
Faculty RankAssociate Professor of Medicine
New Jersey Medical School, Newark
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac EP
Excellent care with Gill Heart Institute and VAD team!!!!
excellent care all around
dr Hesselson is the best and your other doctors and nurses are the best.
Everything was great!
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