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Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Matthew Kalscheur, MD

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
Matthew Kalscheur, MD


Dr. Kalscheur specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (electrical abnormalities of the heart). 

He earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency and a chief residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He then completed his cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. 

Dr. Kalscheur’s clinical practice includes minimally-invasive catheter procedures for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and other arrhythmias, as well as implantation and management of cardiac devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators including leadless pacemakers and subcutaneous ICDs.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Medical School
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Cardiology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

  • University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Artery Disease
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Device
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Electrophysiology
  • Electrophysiology Study
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Pacemaker
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Loop Recorder Implantation
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia Ablation
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation

Research & publications

Dr. Kalscheur’s clinical research focuses on collaborating with basic scientists, computer scientists and engineers to improve our definitions of heart rhythm disorders and to better predict how individual patients will respond to therapies (e.g., medications, ablation, or devices).