Dr. Atul Verma is a staff cardiac Electrophysiologist and Director of Arrhythmia Services at Southlake Regional Health Care Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and cross-appointed at McGill University. His practice specializes in cardiac electrophysiology and consists of both patient care and active clinical research. Specific interests include ablation of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia as well as cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Dr. Verma serves as chair of the heart rhythm working group of the Cardiovascular Care Network. He also is co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines Committee and serves on the writing committees of the Heart Rhythm Society Remote Monitoring Guidelines and the Venice Chart Guidelines. He is also chair of the Annual Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Meeting.
Dr. Verma completed his medical school and cardiology residency at the University of Toronto. He then specialized in cardiac electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is both a clinician and researcher who has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His publications can be found in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, JACC, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, European Heart Journal, Circulation EP, and Heart Rhythm.