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Alfred E. Buxton, MD Joins CardioVascular Institute at BIDMC

Expert in cardiac arrhythmias

  • Date: 7/12/2011
  • Phone: 617-667-8800

BOSTON - Alfred E. Buxton, MD, has joined Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the CardioVascular Institute (CVI) as Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory and Director of the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program.

Buxton comes to the CVI from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University where he was the Ruth and Paul Levinger Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiology at Rhode Island and Miriam Hospitals. He received his medical training from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his internship and residency as well as fellowships in cardiology and electrophysiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Buxton will care for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and perform electrophysiology procedures. He will also have significant responsibility for training medical students, residents, cardiology fellows and electrophysiology fellows.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently ranks third in National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals nationwide. BIDMC is clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and is a research partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit