Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program


Core Faculty Members

Tony W. Simmons, MD

Rick A. Henderson, MD  


General Description

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program offers a comprehensive one year training program to fellows who have completed a cardiovascular diseases fellowship. The fellowship provides extensive experience in all areas of electrophysiology and exposure to a wide variety of patients and arrhythmias.


Electrophysiology Lab

In 2012, there were over 800 device (PPM/ICD) implantations, 280 ablations, 490 DC cardioversions, and 300 tilt table tests performed in the electrophysiology lab.  There is also ongoing industry sponsored device trials and trials for atrial fibrillation ablation.



Application Process

You may apply any time for the 2 CCEP Fellowships. Please submit your Curriculum Vitae and personal statement by e-mail ( or fax (336-713-5522). Please send at least 3 letters of recommendation, addressed to:

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Attn: Dr. Bryon E. Rubery
CCEP Program Director
Department of IM/Section on Cardiology
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

One of the recommendation letters should be written by your Cardiovascular or Cardiology Fellowship Program Director, and another from the Division Chief of Cardiology at your present institution or an EP Cardiology Attending. Additional letters of recommendation are welcome. We conduct interviews from April through September. Any questions, please call 336-716-4667.

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