Dr. Eduardo Saad graduated from medical school at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and then completed internal medicine and cardiology training at the same institution.
Dr. Saad completed electrophysiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he was made Chief Fellow. During that period, Dr. Saad was the author of several publications on catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, intracardiac echocardiography, and on device-based therapy for heart failure and ventricular arrhythmias. His pioneer work on the Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Clinical Syndrome earned the best scientific project award from Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Saad also earned his PhD degree, defending a thesis on withholding anticoagulation therapy after ablation for atrial fibrillation. He is currently the director of the arrhythmia service and center for atrial fibrillation at Hospital Pro-Cardiaco and Hospital Samaritano, two major private hospitals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was inducted as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society in 2013.