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Campus Address FOT 930 Zip 3409
Phone  (205) 934-2525
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Undergraduate  Wofford College    1991  Pre-Med 
Undergraduate  University of South Carolina-Columbia    1993  Pre-Med 
Medical School  University of South Carolina School of Medicine    1997  Medical Degree 
Residency  Wake Forest University Medical Center    2000  Residency 
Fellowship  University of Kentucky/Chandler Hospital    2003  Fellowship 
Fellowship  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2005  Fellowship 

American Board of Internal Medicine  2000 
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease  2003 
American Board of Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  2006 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Associate Professor
Center  Medicine  Ctr Cardiovasc Bio (Org Ret) Associate Professor
Primary  Medicine  Med - Cardiovascular Disease Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. McElderry is widely known as an exceptional clinician and interventional electrophysiologist, an active device-based researcher, and a gifted mentor to trainees at a variety of levels. Co-author of "Successful Reduction of a High Defibrillation Threshold by a Combined Implantation of a Subcutaneous Array and Azygos Vein Lead" in Pacing Clinical Electrophysiology Co-author of "Great Cardiac Venography by Contrast Injection Through an External Irrigation Catheter" in Heart Rhythm

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American College of Cardiology  Fellow   
Heart Rhythm Society  Fellow   

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Pulmonary vein isolation using a visually guided laser balloon catheter: the first 200-patient multicenter clinical experience.
Dukkipati SR, Kuck KH, Neuzil P, Woollett I, Kautzner J, McElderry HT, Schmidt B, Gerstenfeld EP, Doshi SK, Horton R, Metzner A, d'Avila A, Ruskin JN, Natale A, Reddy VY.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun;6(3):467-72. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000431. Epub 2013 Apr 4. 
Dabigatran versus warfarin therapy for uninterrupted oral anticoagulation during atrial fibrillation ablation.
Maddox W, Kay GN, Yamada T, Osorio J, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Gunter A, McElderry HT.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug;24(8):861-5. doi: 10.1111/jce.12143. Epub 2013 Apr 11. 
Cardiovascular implantable electronic device implantation with uninterrupted dabigatran: comparison to uninterrupted warfarin.
Jennings JM, Robichaux R, McElderry HT, Plumb VJ, Gunter A, Doppalapudi H, Osorio J, Yamada T, Kay GN.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Oct;24(10):1125-9. doi: 10.1111/jce.12214. Epub 2013 Jul 25. 
Successful percutaneous repositioning of a dislodged pacemaker lead.
Yoshida N, Yamada T, McElderry HT.
Europace. 2014 Jan;16(1):148. doi: 10.1093/europace/eut261. Epub 2013 Oct 3. No abstract available. 
Successful cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in a patient with a senning operation and prosthetic tricuspid valve replacement.
Yoshida N, Yamada T, McElderry HT, Kay GN.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Mar;25(3):329-30. doi: 10.1111/jce.12301. Epub 2013 Oct 23. No abstract available. 
A novel electrocardiographic criterion for differentiating a left from right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia origin: the V2S/V3R index.
Yoshida N, Yamada T, McElderry HT, Inden Y, Shimano M, Murohara T, Kumar V, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Kay GN.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Jul;25(7):747-53. doi: 10.1111/jce.12392. Epub 2014 Mar 19. 
Paroxysmal AF catheter ablation with a contact force sensing catheter: results of the prospective, multicenter SMART-AF trial.
Natale A, Reddy VY, Monir G, Wilber DJ, Lindsay BD, McElderry HT, Kantipudi C, Mansour MC, Melby DP, Packer DL, Nakagawa H, Zhang B, Stagg RB, Boo LM, Marchlinski FE.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Aug 19;64(7):647-56. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.04.072. 
Left atrial appendage electrical isolation and concomitant device occlusion: A safety and feasibility study with histologic characterization.
Panikker S, Virmani R, Sakakura K, Kolodgie F, Francis DP, Markides V, Walcott G, McElderry HT, Wong T.
Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan;12(1):202-10. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.09.010. Epub 2014 Sep 16. 
Radiofrequency catheter ablation of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from intramural foci in the left ventricular outflow tract: efficacy of sequential versus simultaneous unipolar catheter ablation.
Yamada T, Maddox WR, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Kay GN.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Apr;8(2):344-52. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.114.002259. Epub 2015 Jan 30. 
Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using the Visually Guided Laser Balloon: Results of the U.S. Feasibility Study.
Dukkipati SR, Woollett I, McELDERRY HT, Böhmer MC, Doshi SK, Gerstenfeld EP, Horton R, D'Avila A, Haines DE, Valderrabano M, Mangrum JM, Ruskin JN, Natale A, Reddy VY.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2015 Jun 15. doi: 10.1111/jce.12727. [Epub ahead of print] 

Electrophysiology, Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Pre-clinical Ablation Catherter Research