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L. Lee Eckhardt, MD
 

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Lee Eckhardt is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist who is board certified in Internal Medicine (ABIM), cardiovascular diseases (ABIM) and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Eckhardt practices clinical cardiac electrophysiology and is co-director of the Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic.

Specialties

Cardiovascular Medicine

UW Health Clinics

202 S. Park (Meriter)
(608) 417-5970 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-1530 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-1530 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Medical School Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1999

Awards/Honors

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2013


Procedures

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

Research

Dr. Eckhardt’s research interests are related to the cellular mechanisms of inherited arrhythmia syndromes and cellular electrophysiology.


PubMed Articles
Kalscheur MM Vaidyanathan R Orland KM Abozeid S Fabry N Maginot KR January CT Makielski JC Eckhardt LL . KCNJ2 mutation causes an adrenergic-dependent rectification abnormality with calcium sensitivity and ventricular arrhythmia. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Feb 21;
[PubMed ID: 24561538]
Vaidyanathan R Vega AL Song C Zhou Q Tan BH Berger S Makielski JC Eckhardt LL . The interaction of caveolin 3 protein with the potassium inward rectifier channel Kir2.1: physiology and pathology related to long qt syndrome 9 (LQT9). J Biol Chem. 2013 Jun 14;288(24):17472-80
[PubMed ID: 23640888]
Eckhardt LL Leal M Hollis Z Tanega J Alberte C . Cryoablation for AVNRT: importance of ablation endpoint criteria. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Jul;23(7):729-34
[PubMed ID: 22509957]
Eckhardt LL Teelin TC January CT . Is ranolazine an antiarrhythmic drug? Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 May;294(5):H1989-91
[PubMed ID: 18375723]
Eckhardt LL Farley AL Rodriguez E Ruwaldt K Hammill D Tester DJ Ackerman MJ Makielski JC . KCNJ2 mutations in arrhythmia patients referred for LQT testing: a mutation T305A with novel effect on rectification properties. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Mar;4(3):323-9
[PubMed ID: 17341397]
Rajamani S Anderson CL Valdivia CR Eckhardt LL Foell JD Robertson GA Kamp TJ Makielski JC Anson BD January CT . Specific serine proteases selectively damage KCNH2 (hERG1) potassium channels and I(Kr). Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Mar;290(3):H1278-88
[PubMed ID: 16227340]
Eckhardt LL Rajamani S January CT . Protein trafficking abnormalities: a new mechanism in drug-induced long QT syndrome. Br J Pharmacol. 2005 May;145(1):3-4
[PubMed ID: 15711590]