Robert Gregory Webster

  • 399 Citations
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Personal profile

Research Interests

I am a pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist, originally from Chicago. My wife's family and my family both live in the midwest and I have two children.

My research focuses on the genetics of heart rhythm and heart muscle diseases. You can learn more about my research team and our interests at the web page for our lab group:

I treat patients who have heart rhythm disorders, with a focus on inherited cardiac disease. In addition to seeing patients in clinic, I perform cardiac catheterization, which is the process of placing wires inside the heart to diagnose and treat electrical disease. In addition, implant and manage pacemakers and defibrillators, which are electrical devices that are inserted under the skin to manage problems with the heart's electrical system.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Cardiology

Training Experience

2003Internship, University of San Francisco
2005Residency, University of San Francisco
2008Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University
2009Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Boston
2010Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Boston

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, Northwestern University

… → 2014

MD, Stanford University

… → 2002

Research interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Genetics

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Grants 2015 2022

Research Output 2002 2020

Screening for prevention of sudden death in the young: What is new?

Webster, G., Carberry, T. & Berger, S., Jan 1 2020, In : Current opinion in cardiology. 35, 1, p. 80-86 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sudden Death
5 Citations (Scopus)

Calmodulin mutations and life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias: Insights from the International Calmodulinopathy Registry

Crotti, L., Spazzolini, C., Tester, D. J., Ghidoni, A., Baruteau, A. E., Beckmann, B. M., Behr, E. R., Bennett, J. S., Bezzina, C. R., Bhuiyan, Z. A., Celiker, A., Cerrone, M., Dagradi, F., De Ferrari, G. M., Etheridge, S. P., Fatah, M., Garcia-Pavia, P., Al-Ghamdi, S., Hamilton, R. M., Al-Hassnan, Z. N. & 21 others, Horie, M., Jimenez-Jaimez, J., Kanter, R. J., Kaski, J. P., Kotta, M. C., Lahrouchi, N., Makita, N., Norrish, G., Odland, H. H., Ohno, S., Papagiannis, J., Parati, G., Sekarski, N., Tveten, K., Vatta, M., Webster, G., Wilde, A. A. M., Wojciak, J., George, A. L., Ackerman, M. J. & Schwartz, P. J., Sep 14 2019, In : European heart journal. 40, 35, p. 2964-2975A

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Arrhythmias
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac Evaluation of Children With a Family History of Sudden Death

Webster, R. G., Olson, R., Schoppen, Z. J., Giancola, N., Balmert, L. C., Cherny, S. & George Jr, A. L., Aug 13 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 74, 6, p. 759-770 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Death
Heart Diseases
Odds Ratio
Tertiary Care Centers

Reply: Familial Hypercholesterolemia Causes Sudden Death

Webster, G., Olson, R., Balmert, L. C., Cherny, S. & George, A. L., Dec 10 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 74, 23, p. 2952-2953 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Structured inpatient evaluation of neonatal cardiac ectopy

Hurst, I. A., Webster, G., Machut, K. Z., Gotteiner, N., Chaouki, A. S., Groothuis, E. N. & Murthy, K., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Perinatology. 38, 6, p. 696-701 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Ventricular Premature Complexes
Atrial Premature Complexes