Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, FHRS | Heart Rhythm Society

Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, FHRS

1st Vice-President

A native of New York, Dr. Ellenbogen's formal education began at Princeton University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in Biology. He earned his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University, where he also did his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Societies. He did his Cardiology fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center. A member of the MCV Campus faculty since 1986, Dr. Ellenbogen achieved the rank of full Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) in 1997, was Vice-Chair of Cardiology from 2003 – 2009, and Chair of Cardiology from 2010-2021. He also serves as Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at VCU's MCV Campus and holds the Kimmerling Chair of Cardiology.

Dr. Ellenbogen has served as a Chair of the Heart Rhythm Society Education Committee and as a member of the Board of Trustees. He received the Distinguished Teacher Award in May 2015 and has participated in the Board Review Course as faculty, Chair or Co-Chair for 16 years.

He has published more than 350 original scientific reports and over 200 book chapters, editorials and review articles. Dr. Ellenbogen is the editor or co-editor of five textbooks of cardiac electrophysiology and pacing. He has presented over 300 abstracts at major scientific meetings. Dr. Ellenbogen has served on the editorial boards of multiple journals, including Heart Rhythm. Dr. Ellenbogen has been an invited lecturer and speaker all over the world and has given over 450 talks at major national meetings.