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A. John Camm, MD


John Camm graduated from Guy's Hospital, London and pursued a career in cardiology at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. In 1986 he moved to the British Heart Foundation chair of clinical cardiology at St. George's University of London. Currently, Dr. Camm is professor of clinical cardiology at St. George’s University of London and honorary consultant cardiologist at St. George’s Hospital in London, United Kingdom.

Dr. Camm's research interests include clinical electrocardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac arrhythmias, implantable devices for rhythm control, risk stratification for sudden death in patients with ischemic heart disease, for thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation, and for ventricular arrhythmia in patients with cardiomyopathy and channelopathy, adverse cardiovascular events in new and old drugs, and anticoagulation.

Dr. Camm is past chairman of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiac Arrhythmias, past president of the British Pacing & Electrophysiology Group (now Heart Rhythm UK), past council member of the Royal College of Physicians, and past trustee of the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (now Heart Rhythm Society) and the American College of Cardiology.  He is also a former chairman of the Joint Cardiology Committee (Royal College of Physicians of London) and past president of the British Cardiovascular Society.

Dr. Camm is currently a board member of the European Heart Rhythm Association, the World Society of Arrhythmias and the Drug Safety Research Unit.  He is president of the Arrhythmia Alliance and founder and trustee of the Atrial Fibrillation Association.  Dr. Camm is editor-in-chief of Clinical Cardiology and EP-, and an editor of the European Heart Journal and the European Society of Cardiology Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine.