Get to know Cardiac Electrophysiologist Dr. Kara J. Quan, who serves patients in Elyria and Westlake, Ohio.
A dedicated cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Quan is the Director of Electrophysiology at UH Elyria Medical Center. She also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the CWRU School of Medicine.
For more than 100 years, UH Elyria Medical Center has been serving the health care needs of the residents of Lorain County and western Cuyahoga County. Their expert team utilizes state-of-the-art technology and the latest treatments to provide high-quality care for adults and children. Their services include a 24/7 emergency department, heart and vascular care, orthopedic services, and mental health care. The 387-licensed bed hospital includes additional campuses in Amherst, Avon and Sheffield, plus medical offices in North Ridgeville and Westlake.
Pertaining to her educational pursuits, Dr. Quan received her undergraduate degree from the University of Akron in 1986, and earned her medical degree from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in 1990. In order to further her education, she completed a residency in internal medicine at the University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1993, and two consecutive fellowships in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the same educational venue in 1996 and 1998, respectively.
As a testament of her continued education, the doctor is board-certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Achieving fellowship status, she is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), a Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS), and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP).
Clinical cardiac electrophysiology (also referred to as cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia services, or electrophysiology), is a branch of the medical specialty of cardiology and is concerned with the study and treatment of rhythm disorders of the heart. An electrophysiologist is a type of cardiologist. They focus on the heart’s timing, or electrical system, and on diagnosing and treating irregular heartbeats or arrhythmias. They are also qualified to perform special tests of the heart’s electrical system, such as an electrophysiology study or an ablation.
Learn More about Dr. Kara J. Quan:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3316595-Kara-Quan-cardiac-electrophysiologist-Elyria-OH-44035?zipcode=44035 or through UH Elyria Medical Center, https://www.uhhospitals.org/doctors/Quan-Kara-1831270826
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