Kousik Krishnan, MD, is an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics, fellowship training program director for clinical cardiac electrophysiology, director, arrhythmia device clinic, associate director, cardiac electrophysiology lab and a board certified cardiac electrophysiologist at Rush University Medical Center. Krishnan joined the faculty of Rush University in 2004 following a faculty appointment at Northwestern University. His training includes an internal medicine residency at Barnes Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis. He completed a cardiology fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta and a cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at Barnes Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis. He received the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology Advanced Training Clinical Fellowship Award in 2001-2002.
Krishnan's current research interests include optimizing response to biventricular pacing, catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, magnetic catheter guidance for ablation, clinical electrophysiology and device based therapy.