Electrophysiology & Complex Arrhythmia

At WakeMed Heart & Vascular, we understand how scary heart rhythm problems can be. We have experienced physicians to help diagnose your condition and pinpoint problems with your heart’s electrical system. Of course, we offer many corrective treatments – most are minimally invasive procedures – that will help return a normal rhythm to your heart and your life.  We are welcoming new patients and accept most insurance plans.



Complex Arrhythmia

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Our Providers

J. Mark Englehardt, MD
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Device Implantation
Six Forks Rd. - Raleigh
WakeMed North

George L. Hamrick, MD, FACC
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Device Implantation
WakeMed Heart Center
Garner Healtplex

Marc T. Silver, MD, FACC
Invasive Cardiology
Device Implantation
WakeMed Heart Center
WakeMed North

Patrick Hranitzky, MD
Complex Cardiac Rhythm
Atrial & Ventricular Tachycardia
Complex Device Extraction
WakeMed Heart Center

Rodney Horton, MD, FACC
Complex Cardiac Rhythm
Catheter Ablation
WakeMed Heart Center

Lindsey Reddersen, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Advanced Practice Provider
WakeMed Heart Center

About Our Practice

When the electrical system is not working correctly, it can cause:

  • Atrial fibrillation (irregular, rapid and quivering heartbeat)
  • Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia)
  • Tachycardias (fast heartbeat)
  • Bradycardias (slow heartbeat)
  • Syncope (fainting)
  • Heart flutters or palpitations
  • And even cardiac arrest

Specific implantable device services:

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD)
  • Lead Extraction for Pacemaker and Defibrillator
  • Event Loop Recorders for Diagnosis
  • Bradycardia/ Pacemaker Implant
  • Tachycardia/ Defibrillator Implant
  • Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) treatment using Bi- Ventricular Implant

Ablation Procedures

  • A-fib Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Flutter, AV node, Supraventricle Tachycardia
  • Convergent Procedure
  • Structural Heart Mapping and Ablation using Ensite and Carto system
  • Ventricular Ablation
  • Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC) Ablation
  • Supraventricular (SVT) Ablation
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW) Ablation
  • Flutter Ablation