Christina Wjasow

MD, FACC

Specialty:
Cardiovascular Diseases and Cardiac Electrophysiology

Christina Wjasow, MD, F.A.C.C.

Vice Chairman and Member-at-Large, Department of Cardiology, RWJH Hamilton
Former Medical Director, St. Francis Electrophysiology Laboratory
Assistant Clinical Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine

Specialty:
Cardiovascular Diseases and Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certification:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Educational Background:
Undergrad: Holy Cross College
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowships: Temple University Hospital & Lankenau Hospital- Jefferson University Health System

Memberships:
American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society, Women’s Section of American College of Cardiology

Hospital Affiliations:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Capital Health Medical Center at Hopewell
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick
Deborah Heart & Lung
St. Mary Medical Center

Special Interests:
Professional: Atrial fibrillation medical and ablation management, device therapy for heart failure, arrhythmia and device management, women’s health, Watchman
Personal: Travel, skiing, spending time with husband and 2 children

Biography:

Dr Wjasow has been practicing in the specialty of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology for over 18 years and the former Medical Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. She is currently the Vice Chair and Member-at-Large in the Dept. of Cardiology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton. Dr. Wjasow completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, and a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Lankenau Hospital-Jefferson University Health System. Dr Wjasow has extensive experience and expertise in cardiac device management; the implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular devices; ablations (SVT, ischemic and automatic endocardial VT, atrial fibrillation, typical and atypical atrial flutter) and Watchman. She successfully started a complex endocardial ablation program during her time as an Attending Physician at the Atlantic Heart Rhythm Center in Galloway, NJ and has collaborated with CT Surgery towards the goal of building a hybrid endocardial/epicardial AF ablation program. Dr Wjasow is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and previously the Director of the Electrophysiology Fellowship at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Wjasow is a skilled educator, lecturer and co-investigator in multiple industry and non-industry sponsored trials. She was named “Teacher of the Year for 2007” at Deborah Heart & Lung Center.

 

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