Walter F. Kerwin, MD


Walter F, Kerwin, MD is a cardiologist with the Division of Cardiology, Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Kerwin also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Kerwin' s research interests include radiofrequency catheter ablation for the cure of atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias, biventricular pacing for the management of congestive heart failure and non-fluoroscopic cardiac mapping techniques to guide arrhythmia ablation.

Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, Dr. Kerwin has written articles for numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the American Heart Journal, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Clinical Research, Circulation, Journal of Cardiac Failure and PACE.

Dr. Kerwin received his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general internal medicine at Northwestern University Medical School and his residency at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Kerwin completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, in clinical/interventional cardiology at the Western Heart Institute/St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco and in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Kerwin was also an American Heart Association Bugher Fellow at Stanford.

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