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Director, Clinical Electrophysiology and Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Field specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (electrical abnormalities of the heart). His practice also includes minimally-invasive catheter procedures for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias as well as implantation and management of cardiac devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators. He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society and American College of Cardiology and is currently the Director of UW Health's Arrhythmia Service.


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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Fellowship Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Internship Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Medical School Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2000


Best Doctors® in America 2014

Clinical Excellence Award, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Wijnmaalen AP Stevenson WG Schalij MJ Field ME Stephenson K Tedrow UB Koplan BA Putter H Epstein LM Zeppenfeld K . ECG identification of scar-related ventricular tachycardia with a left bundle-branch block configuration. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Aug;4(4):486-93
[PubMed ID: 21562203]
Prouty NG Field ME Stock JD Jupiter SD McCulloch M . Coral Ba/Ca records of sediment input to the fringing reef of the southshore of Moloka'i, Hawai'i over the last several decades. Mar Pollut Bull. 2010 Oct;60(10):1822-35
[PubMed ID: 20580381]
Sacher F Meregalli P Veltmann C Field ME Solnon A Bru P Abbey S Jaïs P Tan HL Wolpert C Lande G Bertault V Derval N Babuty D Lacroix D Boveda S Maury P Hocini M Clémenty J Mabo P Lemarec H Mansourati J Borggrefe M Wilde A Haïssaguerre M Probst V . Are women with severely symptomatic brugada syndrome different from men? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Nov;19(11):1181-5
[PubMed ID: 18554195]
Eckart RE Field ME Hruczkowski TW Forman DE Dorbala S Di Carli MF Albert CE Maisel WH Epstein LM Stevenson WG . Association of electrocardiographic morphology of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmia with mortality. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Oct 7;149(7):451-60, W82
[PubMed ID: 18838725]
Sacher F Tedrow UB Field ME Raymond JM Koplan BA Epstein LM Stevenson WG . Ventricular tachycardia ablation: evolution of patients and procedures over 8 years. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2008 Aug;1(3):153-61
[PubMed ID: 19808409]
Sacher F Sobieszczyk P Tedrow U Eisenhauer AC Field ME Selwyn A Raymond JM Koplan B Epstein LM Stevenson WG . Transcoronary ethanol ventricular tachycardia ablation in the modern electrophysiology era. Heart Rhythm. 2008 Jan;5(1):62-8
[PubMed ID: 18180021]
Sacher F Field ME Laborderie J Reuter S Haissaguerre M Clementy J . ICD shocks in a Brugada syndrome patient: what is the mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Aug;18(8):886-8
[PubMed ID: 17506856]
Field ME Jones SO Epstein LM . How to select patients for lead extraction. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Jul;4(7):978-85
[PubMed ID: 17599690]
Field ME Sweeney MO . Socio-economic analysis of cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2006 Dec;17(3):225-36
[PubMed ID: 17372813]
Field ME Solomon SD Lewis EF Kramer DB Baughman KL Stevenson LW Tedrow UB . Right ventricular dysfunction and adverse outcome in patients with advanced heart failure. J Card Fail. 2006 Oct;12(8):616-20
[PubMed ID: 17045180]
Bothner MH Reynolds RL Casso MA Storlazzi CD Field ME . Quantity, composition, and source of sediment collected in sediment traps along the fringing coral reef off Molokai, Hawaii. Mar Pollut Bull. 2006 Sep;52(9):1034-47
[PubMed ID: 16545399]
Field ME Miyazaki H Epstein LM Stevenson WG . Narrow complex tachycardia after slow pathway ablation: continue ablating? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006 May;17(5):557-9
[PubMed ID: 16684034]