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Elad Anter, MD, joins the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at BIDMC

Specialist in complex ablations

  • Date: 10/25/2011
  • Phone: 617-667-8800

BOSTON - Elad Anter, MD, has joined the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the CardioVascular Institute (CVI) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Anter is a staff cardiac electrophysiologist and Harvard Medical School instructor. He joins the Harvard Thorndike Electrophysiology Institute team led by Mark Josephson, MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Anter's main focus is complex ablations including atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia including arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and premature ventricular contractions. He is particularly interested in the study and treatment of these arrhythmias in the heart failure population. Anter also specializes in implantable devices, including cardiac resynchronization therapies.

A graduate of Hadassah Medical School at the Hebrew University in Israel, Anter completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He comes to the CVI from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he completed fellowships in general cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and consistently ranks among the top four 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