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Title Associate Section Head, Electrophysiology
Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Hebrew
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6697
Desk:
216.444.7583
Fax:
216.636.6978
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Pacemaker Implant
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Premature Ventricular Complexes
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 10 Specialties +
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Biography

About Elad Anter, MD

Elad Anter, MD, FACC, is the Associate Section Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology in the Electrophysiology and Pacing Section of the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute.  He is also the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, and the Director of the Josephson-Wit Research Laboratory. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus and the

Specialty Interests: Advanced therapies for patients with heart rhythm abnormalities with particular focus on atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.  

Experience: Dr. Anter is an internationally renowned electrophysiologist and a frequently invited lecturer in the field of catheter ablation. He specializes in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, particularly of patients who previously have had unsuccessful ablations.

Success Rates: Success rates for electrophysiology procedures at  Cleveland Clinic are available at https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/heart/outcomes/392-electrophysiology-laboratory-procedures-by-type by clicking on a specific procedure from the Cardiac Rhythm Disorders Menu at the right of the page.

Education: Dr. Anter earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. He relocated to the United States for postdoctoral research fellowship in molecular biology at Boston University and remained in Boston to complete his Internal Medicine residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He continued his training as a fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, where he then completed a subspecialty training in Cardiac Electrophysiology.   

Dr. Anter was then recruited to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston by the late Dr. Mark E. Josephson, a pioneer in the field of Cardiac Electrophysiology. Drs. Anter and Josephson worked closely together and have made significant contributions to the field of Cardiac Electrophysiology.  Over the past 10 years, Dr. Anter has mentored multiple research and clinical fellows, as well as trained physicians from all over the world in complex ablation procedures. Prior to his appointment to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2020, Dr. Anter was the Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratories and the Director of the Research & Innovation Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine and cardiac electrophysiology.
 
Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Anter is Director of the Josephson-Wit Research Laboratory. His research lab focuses on studying mechanisms of arrhythmias and translating this knowledge into innovations that improve the care of our patients. His lab uses animal models of physiologically relevant diseases. A multidisciplinary team of basic scientists, engineers, clinicians and a coordinating clinical trial research center creates a strong infrastructure allowing Dr. Anter’s lab to explore, innovate, and to ultimately return this new knowledge back to our patients. 

Dr. Anter dedicates significant time for teaching and mentoring fellows. “I’ve learned a lot from my own mentors who were instrumental in shaping me, and I share what I’ve learned with my mentees.” Says Dr. Anter.

Dr. Anter has published nearly 100 articles in high-impact peer-reviewed medical journals, including Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Journal. He also has coauthored six chapters in electrophysiology textbooks and guidebooks for physicians. Dr. Anter frequently speaks at national and international medical meetings on his research and clinical interests.  including advances in catheter ablation. 

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Anter enjoys classical and jazz music.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2020

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2011

Fellowship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Cardiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2010

Residency - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA USA
2007

Internship - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA USA
2006

Medical Education - Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University
Medicine
Jerusalem,
2002

Undergraduate - Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University
B. Med Science
Jerusalem,
1997

Specialty Interests

Ventricular tachycardia including arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy Catheter ablation, particularly in patients that have failed previous ablation procedures

Awards & Honors

  • Young Investigator award, Heart and Rhythm Society

Innovations & Patents

  • Mapping and ablation catheter technologies
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/22/2020, Dr. Anter has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Anter receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Biosense Webster, Inc.
  • Itamar Medical Ltd.
  • Boston Scientific Corporation

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

47 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Very good doctor and very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Anter is absolutely the best

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

excellent experience from start to finish. very comfortable scheduling my surgery with Dr Anter

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr Anter took his time in answering any and all questions. made the process comfortable even though the issue is concerning.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

dr. Anter was AWESOME! very Grateful for his professionalism

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Brittany in Dr. Anter's office was fantastic to work with.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr. Anter was very good at explaining what was happening, the options, and was very patient in answering questions.

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