Peter Santucci
Peter Santucci
Fellowship Director, EPS
Medical Director, Implant Device Program
Ablations for Arrhythmias, Pacemaker Devices, Arrhythmia, Defibrillator Devices, Ablation Catheter Applications for Complex Arrhythmias
Board Certifications
Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Al Chekakie,M. O.; Welles,C. C.; Metoyer,R.; Ibrahim,A.; Shapira,A. R.; Cytron,J.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.; Akar,J. G.Pericardial fat is independently associated with human atrial fibrillation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2010 ;56(10):784-788
Santucci,P. A.; Varma,N.; Cytron,J.; Akar,J. G.; Wilber,D. J.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Brysiewicz,N.Electroanatomic mapping of postpacing intervals clarifies the complete active circuit and variants in atrial flutter. Heart Rhythm 2009 ;6(11):1586-1595
Vasaiwala,S. C.; Finn,C.; Delpriore,J.; Leya,F.; Gagermeier,J.; Akar,J. G.; Santucci,P.; Dajani,K.; Bova,D.; Picken,M. M.; Basso,C.; Marcus,F.; Wilber,D. J.Prospective study of cardiac sarcoid mimicking arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2009 ;20(5):473-476
Porter,M.; Spear,W.; Akar,J. G.; Helms,R.; Brysiewicz,N.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.Prospective study of atrial fibrillation termination during ablation guided by automated detection of fractionated electrograms. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2008 ;19(6):613-620
Akar,J. G.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Fugate,T.; Moran,L.; Froloshki,B.; Varma,N.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.; Matsumura,M. E.Endothelial dysfunction in heart failure identifies responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Heart Rhythm 2008 ;5(9):1229-1235
Al Chekakie,M. O.; Akar,J. G.; Wang,F.; Al Muradi,H.; Wu,J.; Santucci,P.; Varma,N.; Wilber,D. J.The effects of statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on atrial fibrillation recurrence following antral pulmonary vein isolation Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2007 ;18(9):942-946
Akar,J. G.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Hai,A.; Brysiewicz,N.; Porter,M.; Varma,N.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.Surface electrocardiographic patterns and electrophysiologic characteristics of atrial flutter following modified radiofrequency MAZE procedures Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2007 ;18(4):349-355
Daniels,D. V.; Lu,Y. Y.; Morton,J. B.; Santucci,P. A.; Akar,J. G.; Green,A.; Wilber,D. J.Idiopathic epicardial left ventricular tachycardia originating remote from the sinus of Valsalva: electrophysiological characteristics, catheter ablation, and identification from the 12-lead electrocardiogram. Circulation 2006 ;113(13):1659-1666
Santucci,P. A.; Morton,J. B.; Picken,M. M.; Wilber,D. J.Electroanatomic mapping of the right ventricle in a patient with a giant epsilon wave, ventricular tachycardia, and cardiac sarcoidosis. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2004 ;15(9):1091-1094
Porter,M. J.; Morton,J. B.; Denman,R.; Lin,A. C.; Tierney,S.; Santucci,P. A.; Cai,J. J.; Madsen,N.; Wilber,D. J.Influence of age and gender on the mechanism of supraventricular tachycardia Heart Rhythm 2004 ;1(4):393-396
Medical School
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Cardiology
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Electrophysiology