• HRC2024
  • 6 - 8 Oct 2024

Dr David Benditt

David Benditt

Speaking at: HRC2024

Position: Professor of Medicine
Location: Minneapolis, US

DAVID G. BENDITT, M.D., FACC, FRCP(C), FHRS, FESC David G. Benditt, M.D. is Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, USA. He earned both a B.Sc EE (1968) and an MD degree (1972) from the University of Manitoba, Canada and then completed cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He joined the University of Minnesota in 1978 and founded the Cardiac Arrhythmia and Syncope Center.

Dr Benditt has been an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association and President of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). In 2007 he received the HRS Pioneer in Pacing and Electrophysiology Award. He has been an Associate Editor and/or an Editorial Board member of many journals and is a consultant to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Dr Benditt has published over 500 papers and 7 books and has 10 patents. He has contributed to European and US guidelines on tilt-table testing, and syncope and collapse. His principal research is the evaluation of syncope and related autonomic disturbances as well as novel resuscitation technologies. He has also participated on several committees tasked by private industry or US government agencies with defining criteria for workplace/commercial driver regulations

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