David T. Huang, M.D.

David T. Huang, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Huang is the Director of the electrophysiology section, and he specializes in treatment of patients with ventricular arrhythmias, especially ablation for ventricular tachycardia. In addition, Dr. Huang performs ablation of complex arrhythmias. Dr. Huang is an expert in complete management of pacemakers, defibrillators, and resynchronization devices.



Dr. Huang has experiences in optical mapping techniques utilizing voltage-sensitive dyes and has participated in preliminary translational research in gene therapy for sick sinus syndrome. His clinical interests mainly involve new therapeutic strategies for the management of atrial fibrillation.

Along with Drs. Aktas, Hall, Rosero, and Tompkins, Dr. Huang sees patients at the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at Strong Memorial Hospital. The Atrial Fibrillation Clinic offers state-of-the-art care for patients with atrial fibrillation and is also a center for research.

Dr. Huang joined the faculty at the University of Rochester after completing his cardiology and electrophysiology training at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He works in the Electrophysiology (EP) lab and provides consultations, as well as:

Electrophysiology studies
Catheter-based radiofrequency ablation
Pacemaker
ICD implants

Awards & Honors (National)

Who's Who in America 2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

Teacher of the Year. Electrophysiology Service | University of Rochester School of Medicine 2007
Teacher of the Year. Electrophysiology Service | University of Rochester School of Medicine 2005
Teacher of the Year. Electrophysiology Service | University of Rochester 2003
C.Y. Lee Lectureship Award. Distinguished Young Taiwanese American Physicians. | North American Taiwanese Medical Association 2001
Clinical Investigator Training Program. Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology. | Division of Health Sciences and Technology 1997
Medical Grand Rounds Presentation. Senior Student Research Award. | University of Vermont College of Medicine 1989
Certificate of Merit for Scholarship. | Cornell University | Cornell University 1985
Cum Laude. Cornell University | Cornell University | Cornell University 1985

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ of Vermont Coll Medicine1989
BA | Not Classifiable | Cornell University1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Beth Israel Hospital07/01/1996 - 06/30/1998
Fellowship in Cardiology at Beth Israel Hospital07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship at National Institute of Health07/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990