Richard G. Trohman, MD, is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. After finishing his cardiology fellowship at the University of Michigan Hospitals, he trained in cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Trohman is the Grace DeForest and William Louis Veeck Professor of Cardiovascular Research and Professor of Medicine at Rush Medical College. He is the co-director of the Section of Cardiology, associate director of Cardiology for Business Development, director of Cardiology Hospital Operations, and director of Electrophysiology, Arrhythmia and Pacemaker Services at Rush University Medical Center.
Trohman has received three awards for outstanding teaching in the field of cardiovascular medicine. He is a past member of the Heart Rhythm Society's Clinical and Research Training Committee, a current member of the Heart Rhythm Society's Membership Committee, and has represented the Heart Rhythm Society on the Technology Assessment Committee for Endoscopy in Patients with Implanted Electronic Devices. He is also a member of the Chairman's Society of the Heart Rhytm Foundation and strongly endorses its mission to enhance the prevention and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders by supporting the research, education and advocacy efforts of the Heart Rhythm Society.
Trohman is an editorial referee for 24 medical journals, an editorial board member of three journals and has authored or co-authored 290 abstracts, articles and book chapters in the field of clinical electrophysiology. His clinical and research interests include radiofrequency catheter ablation of tachyarrhythmias, cardiac pacing, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy.