L. Lee Eckhardt, MD

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
L. Lee Eckhardt, MD


Lee Eckhardt, MD, MS is a clinical and research electrophysiologist and treats a wide variety of arrhythmia conditions particularly conditions that cause ventricular arrhythmia or sudden death. She is an expert in inherited arrhythmia conditions and directs both clinical and basic science arrhythmia research projects related to these interests with an overarching goal of prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD).  She also co-directs the Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic and the Cardiac Arrest Prevention Program. Learn more about her research program on the Department of Medicine website.

Dr. Eckhardt runs the cardiac athlete screening program for University of Wisconsin-Madison athletes and serves as primary cardiologist for any athlete who requires heart care.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Medical School
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Areas of expertise

  • Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Arrest Prevention Program
  • Cardioversion
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT)
  • Family History of Sudden Death
  • Genetic Heart Conditions
  • Heart Pacemaker
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Inherited Arrhythmias
  • Inherited arrhythmias
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia Ablation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation