Kousik Krishnan, MD, FACC, FHRS, 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.