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Chair, Department of Medicine
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Page is board certified in cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology and internal medicine. His research interests include treatment of atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac arrest.


Cardiovascular Medicine

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 263-1530 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Internal Medicine

Cardiology Fellow, Clinical Electrophysiology, Clinical Cardiology Fellow, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC;

Residency Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, MA
Internship Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, MA
Medical School Duke University, Durham, NC, 1984


Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2013

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
Leal MA Page RL . The subcutaneous defibrillator: Modest step or quantum leap? Heart Rhythm. 2017 Jun 10;
[PubMed ID: 28606634]
Wenzke KE Walsh KE Kalscheur M Wasmund SL Page RL Brignole M Hamdan MH . Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Patients with Situational Syncope Compared to Patients with Vasovagal Syncope. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 May;40(5):591-595
[PubMed ID: 28244210]
Field ME Page RL . The Right Place at the Right Time: Optimizing Automated External Defibrillator Placement in the Community. Circulation. 2017 Mar 21;135(12):1120-1122
[PubMed ID: 28320804]
Al-Khatib SM Page RL . Ongoing Management of Patients With Supraventricular Tachycardia. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1;2(3):332-333
[PubMed ID: 28030653]
Barnett AS Lewis WR Field ME Fonarow GC Gersh BJ Page RL Calkins H Steinberg BA Peterson ED Piccini JP . Quality of Evidence Underlying the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society Guidelines on the Management of Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1;2(3):319-323
[PubMed ID: 28002833]
Kalscheur MM Donateo P Wenzke KE Aste M Oddone D Solano A Maggi R Croci F Page RL Brignole M Hamdan MH . Long-Term Outcome of Patients with Bifascicular Block and Unexplained Syncope Following Cardiac Pacing. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Oct;39(10):1126-1131
[PubMed ID: 27565449]
Chaddha A Rafanelli M Brignole M Sutton R Wenzke KE Wasmund SL Page RL Hamdan MH . The pathophysiologic mechanisms associated with hypotensive susceptibility. Clin Auton Res. 2016 Aug;26(4):261-8
[PubMed ID: 27324399]
Al-Khatib SM Page RL . Acute Treatment of Patients With Supraventricular Tachycardia. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Jul 1;1(4):483-5
[PubMed ID: 27438327]
Joglar JA Page RL . Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest--Are Drugs Ever the Answer? N Engl J Med. 2016 May 5;374(18):1781-2
[PubMed ID: 27042874]
Page RL . The US Food and Drug Administration Premarket Approval Process and the 515 Program Initiative: View From a Panel Chair. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 May 1;1(2):119-20
[PubMed ID: 27437880]
Field ME Wasmund SL Page RL Hamdan MH . Restoring Sinus Rhythm Improves Baroreflex Function in Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Feb 23;5(2)
[PubMed ID: 26908410]
Wasmund SL Pacchia CF Page RL Hamdan MH . Mechanisms of sinus node cycle length changes during ventricular fibrillation. Clin Auton Res. 2015 Dec;25(6):399-406
[PubMed ID: 26596875]
Wright JM Page RL Field ME . Antiarrhythmic drugs in pregnancy. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2015 Dec;13(12):1433-44
[PubMed ID: 26513407]
Joglar JA Page RL . Management of arrhythmia syndromes during pregnancy. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2014 Jan;29(1):36-44
[PubMed ID: 24300567]
Page RL Husain S White LY Rea TD Fahrenbruch C Yin L Kudenchuk PJ Cobb LA Eisenberg MS . Cardiac arrest at exercise facilities: implications for placement of automated external defibrillators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 3;62(22):2102-9
[PubMed ID: 23933539]
Leal MA Field ME Page RL . Ventricular arrhythmias in the elderly: evaluation and medical management. Clin Geriatr Med. 2012 Nov;28(4):665-77
[PubMed ID: 23101576]
Mottram AR Page RL . Advances in resuscitation. Circulation. 2012 Aug 21;126(8):991-1002
[PubMed ID: 22908016]
Page RL Connolly SJ Crijns HJ van Eickels M Gaudin C Torp-Pedersen C Hohnloser SH . Rhythm- and rate-controlling effects of dronedarone in patients with atrial fibrillation (from the ATHENA trial). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Apr 1;107(7):1019-22
[PubMed ID: 21296333]
Page RL . The AED in resuscitation: it's not just about the shock. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2011;122:347-55
[PubMed ID: 21686237]
Viswanathan MN Page RL . Acute Antiarrhythmic Therapy of Ventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Fibrillation. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2010 Sep;2(3):429-441
[PubMed ID: 28770801]