Former Electrophysiologist at Cleveland Clinic Brings Extensive Experience in the Use of Interventional Magnetic Navigation Systems in the Treatment
of Cardiovascular Disease
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS) announced today the appointment of J. David Burkhardt, M.D., F.A.C.C., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Burkhardt was most recently the Associate Program Director for the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship training program and he directed the Clinical Electrophysiology curriculum at the Lerner Case Western Reserve School of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.
"We are very pleased that David has joined the Stereotaxis executive team," said Bevil J. Hogg, Chief Executive Officer of Stereotaxis. "He is renowned in the field of cardiac electrophysiology and has extensive experience in the use of robotic navigation systems, including the Stereotaxis Niobe System. Through his authorship of numerous peer-reviewed publications and abstracts, as well as speaking engagements at professional conferences worldwide, David has established himself as an expert in his field. He brings a much-valued perspective as a practicing cardiac electrophysiologist to Stereotaxis' mission to provide the safest, most effective standard of care in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias."
"I am thrilled to be joining Stereotaxis at this very important time, with the FDA approval of the irrigated tip catheter," said Dr. Burkhardt. "While at the Cleveland Clinic, I had the opportunity to evaluate several new technologies, and performed more than 300 cases with the Stereotaxis Niobe System. I believe that Stereotaxis has the ability to revolutionize the way electrophysiology and interventional procedures are performed."
Dr. Burkhardt is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular
Medicine and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. He received his Bachelor's
and Medical degrees from
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