Hemal M. Nayak


Hemal M. Nayak, MD

University of Chicago Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Hemal M. Nayak, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Pritzker School of Medicine of the University of Chicago. He is the Associate Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology as well as the Fellowship Director for Electrophysiology. He is an expert in cardiac electrophysiology and provides care for patients with heart rhythm problems. He specializes in catheter ablation. He also treats heart failure, using pacemakers, defibrillators and other implantable devices. In addition, Dr. Nayak is an expert on lead management and is one of the few electrophysiologists in Chicago that performs laser lead extraction. He serves as a national trainer and proctor for this complex procedure. Dr. Nayak has a passion for education. Under his leadership, trainees at the University of Chicago learn about arrhythmia management, risk assessment and sudden cardiac death prevention. A respected scientist, Dr. Nayak's clinical research focuses on lead management, complex ablation, atrial fibrillation and cardiac resynchronization therapy. His work has been extensively published in journals such as Circulation, Heart Rhythm, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JAMA, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.

Chicago, United States