VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, Iowa City (United States of America)
Brian Olshansky, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, FESC, is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and is an internationally known electrophysiologist. At the University of Iowa Hospitals, he directed the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Fellowship Training Program for six years.
Dr. Olshansky recognized globally for expertise syncope, athletes, arrhythmia mechanisms, autonomic cardiovascular control, multi-center randomized clinical arrhythmia trials, supplements, placebo response, and treatment of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias using device, ablation and drugs. Dr. Olshansky was principal investigator of one of the largest randomized controlled trials of ICDs.
Dr. Olshansky is a member of 8 editorial boards, lectures internationally, a visiting professor throughout the world. He published several books, >300 manuscripts and is an editor of the ESC Cardiovascular text. He is a critical reviewer and innovator.