UT Southwestern Trained Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist, Lookman Lawal, MD, Joins Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute

Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (SCAI) is pleased to welcome fellowship trained Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist and board certified cardiologist, Lookman Lawal, MD to its physician network.  Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute is an El Paso (Texas) based cardiovascular and research institute that specializes in the treatment of heart rhythm disorder and cardiovascular diseases.

Dr Lookman Lawal completed his internship and residency at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland, followed by fellowship training in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.  He then went on to complete another fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Texas Southwestern School Of Medicine (UT Southwestern), Dallas, followed by an optional second year of advanced fellowship training in Electrophysiology, focusing on complex ablation therapies for arrhythmias, also at UT Southwestern, Dallas.  He earned his Medical degree from College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.

Dr Lawal’s expertise include complex ablation therapies for arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (radiofrequency ablation and Cryoablation trained) and ventricular tachycardia, ablation of supraventricular tachycardia, cardiac resynchronization therapy, implantation, programming and troubleshooting of cardiac devices, including pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (transvenous and subcutaneous ICDs) and implantable loop recorders. Other services provided include Holter monitors, event monitors, tilt table test as well as comprehensive evaluation and management of syncope.  

Dr Lawal has extensive interest in medical research. He is the author of several articles that have been published in reputable medical journals. He has also given several presentations, including poster presentations at various medical meetings.  He is a member of several professional societies, including the Heart Rhythm Society, American College of Cardiology and American Medical Association. Dr Lawal’s philosophy is to provide every patient with compassionate and personalized care.

Commenting on his new position with Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, Dr. Lookman Lawal said: “I am excited to be joining and working with Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and will strive to make it significant in the advancement of treatment for cardiac arrhythmia. I believe Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute is well positioned to have a positive impact in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in El Paso and surrounding neighborhood.”

About Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute

Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute is a Texas based cardiovascular research institute, located in El Paso. The main focus of the institute is the prevention and treatment of cardiac arrhythmia (heart rhythm disorder) using cutting edge technology and evidence based medicine to provide quality care. Through its affiliation with the largest health care institutions in the city, Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute prides itself with the use of world class state of the art technology in patient care delivery. The institute also offers several internship positions to college students in the city. 

Strategically located in a US border city in Texas, with close proximity to Mexico and New Mexico, Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute will be playing a unique and active role in defining cardiovascular disease epidemiology.

We encourage you to explore our facility for more information: http://www.southwesternheart.com

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Company Name: Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
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Email: llawal@southwesternheart.com
Phone: 915 313 4949
Address:3080 Joe Battle Blvd, Suite A
City: El Paso
State: Texas
Country: United States
Website: www.southwesternheart.com