Dr. Patrick Hranitzky, M.D.

"I truly enjoy the specialty of cardiac electrophysiology and meeting and working with patients to improve their quality of life with the newest techniques and therapies available."

Dr Hranitzky did his undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University. He received his medical degree and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr Hranitzky then went on to complete a fellowship in both cardiology and electrophysiology at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Upon completion of his fellowship programs, Dr Hranitzky served as an assistant professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center from 2004 to 2013. In addition while at Duke, he served as the director of the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program from 2007 to 2011 as well as being the director of the Ventricular Arrhythmia Ablation Program from 2009 until 2013. Dr Hranitzky is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society. During his tenure at Duke University he received numerous awards for teaching excellence in the College of Medicine. He has been extremely active in research and has been a principal investigator in many research studies past and ongoing, and has written and co-authored numerous articles and publications in the area of electrophysiology.

Dr. Hranitzky's areas of special interest in electrophysiology are catheter ablation of the ischemic ventricular tachycardia substrate, techniques for ablation of epicardial arrhythmogenic foci, and catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. He also has interests in the evaluation and management of cardiac dyssynchrony in heart failure patients, extraction of ICD/pacemaker hardware, and genomics /proteomics of electrophysiologic phenotypes.

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Education
  • Fellowships, Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology Duke University Medical Center 2000-2004
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine University of Texas-Southwestern 1996-99
  • University of Texas-Southwestern School of Medicine, M.D. 1992-96
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., cum laude 1988-9
Professional Memberships
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Heart Failure Society of Americ
Awards And Honors
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Honors Society —1991-1992
  • Beta Beta Honors Society – 1990-1992
  • Outstanding Student in Psychiatry — 1995
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center Resident Teaching Award—1999
  • Nominated for American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) Emerging Faculty Program W. Proctor
  • Harvey, M.D., Young Teacher Award – 2006
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology – 2007-present
  • Duke “Strength Hope Caring” Patient Care and Clinical Services Award – 2009
  • Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society – 2009-present
  • Duke Leadership Luncheon – 2010
  • Duke Heart Center Robert Waugh Clinical Educator Award – 2011

Education:
BSN- Radford University (Radford, Virginia)
MSN- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Board Certification:
American Nurses Credentialing Center- Adult Nurse Practitioner

Lindsey is a board certified adult nurse practitioner with over a decade of experience in electrophysiology. She has worked alongside Dr. Hranitzky in treating complex arrhythmia problems for the vast majority of her career. Lindsey previously served as a nurse practitioner with Duke University and North Carolina Heart and Vascular. She has received the PRC 5-Star Provider Award for outstanding patient care. She enjoys seeing her patient's quality of life restored and supporting them throughout the process of their arrhythmia treatment. Lindsey serves as a preceptor for The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill MSN program. When away from work, Lindsey loves spending time with her family, cheering for the University of Tennessee Volunteers, and traveling as much as possible.

Lindsey A. Reddersen MSN, RN, ANP

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