Bradley Paul Knight

  • 11218 Citations
1992 …2023
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Research Interests

Dr. Knight is the Chester C. and Deborah M. Cooley Distinguished Professor of Cardiology at Northwestern University, and has been the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital since November 1, 2009. He earned his BSPH at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and his MD at the Ohio State University. After completing his training in Medicine, Cardiology, and Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Michigan, he joined the Michigan faculty in 1997. He later served as the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Chicago from 2002 to 2009.

As the Medical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Northwestern Medicine, Dr. Knight remains clinically active with a broad range of clinical and research interests in the field of Heart Rhythm Disorders. These interests range from catheter ablation for complex arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation, to fundamental issues related to the basic mechanisms of various types of arrhythmias, and the use of imaging in the electrophysiology laboratory to guide ablation procedures and device implantation. He is involved in several multi-center clinical trials that are evaluating novel ablation tools and implantable devices, including the cryoballoon for pulmonary vein isolation, the totally subcutaneous implantable defibrillator, and left atrial appendage occlusion devices. He has coauthored over 300 scientific papers and is on the editorial board of several high-impact medical journals. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Pacing and Cardiac Electrophysiology (PACE) and EPLab Digest.

Certifications and Licenses

Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Training Experience

1993Residency, University of Michigan Health System
1995Fellowship, University of Michigan Health System
1997Fellowship, University of Michigan Health System

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Ohio State University

… → 1990

Research interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Defibrillators
  • Pacemakers

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Grants 2010 2023

Research Output 1992 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Adherence to Guideline-Directed Stroke Prevention Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Is Achievable

Get With The Guidelines-AFIB Clinical Working Group and Hospitals, Mar 19 2019, In : Circulation. 139, 12, p. 1497-1506 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guideline Adherence
Atrial Fibrillation

Characterization of atrial flutter after pulmonary vein isolation by cryoballoon ablation

Baman, J. R., Kaplan, R. M., Diaz, C. L., Peigh, G., Bavishi, A. A., Trivedi, A., Wasserlauf, J., Chicos, A. B., Arora, R. K., Kim Koss, S. S., Lin, A. C., Verma, N., Knight, B. P. & Passman, R. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Flutter
Pulmonary Veins
Heart Atria
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Electrophysiologic Techniques
1 Citation (Scopus)
Atrioventricular Block
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Implantable Defibrillators
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Implantable Defibrillators
Ventricular Fibrillation
Electric Impedance