Cardiology

John R. Windle, M.D.

Dr. WindleProfessor and Chief, Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Academic office:
982265 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2265
Phone (402)559-5151
Fax (402)559-8355

Practice Locations:
Omaha, Nebraska
Durham Outpatient Center
Oakview Medical Building
For An Appointment Call (402)559-8888
Toll Free 1-800-97-HEART (1-800-974-3278)

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
 
Education:
University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)  
Doctorate of Medicine, 1979
Resident - Internal Medicine, 1982

Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN)  
Fellow - Cardiovascular Medicine, 1985

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Windle is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at UNMC. He has served in this capacity since 2000. Dr. Windle is a cardiac electrophysiologist, with an interest in the science of the mechanisms, functions, and performance of the electrical activities of specific regions of the heart. In the past, Dr. Windle has also held the posts of Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education (1997-2000), and as the first Director of the Collaborative UNO/UNMC Health Informatics Program (2000-2005). Dr. Windle is very active is professional associations, having served as President of the Heartland Affiliate of the American Heart Association from 2004-2006. He also served as Governor of the Nebraska Chapter of the American College of Cardiology from 2002 through 2005. Dr. Windle has been named as a "Best Doctor in America" for 2005, 2006 and 2009. Dr. Windle is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Windle has received extensive external funding in support of his research in Complex cardiac mapping, computerized decision-support and guideline modeling/health informatics. In addition, he serves as Principal Investigator for a National Library of Medicine IAIMS Grant examining attitudes towards information technology of academic physicians versus private-practice physicians.

Clinical Expertise:
Cardiac electrophysiology: Cardiac Electrophysiology is the science of the mechanisms, functions, and performance of the electrical activities of specific regions of the heart.

Research Expertise:
Complex cardiac mapping, computerized decision-support and guideline modeling/health informatics.

Selected Publications:

  1. Bender EN, Olson LG, Throne RD, Windle JR. Effect of Intracavitary Probe Size on the Accuracy of Inverse Endocardial Potential Estimates. IEEE Computers in Cardiology 2004;31:581-584.
  2. Elhendy A, Chapman S, Porter TR, Windle JR. Association of Myocardial Ischemia with Mortality and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease at Risk of Arrhythmic Death. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005;46:1721-6.
  3. Chapman S, Windle J, Xie F, McGrain A and Porter TR. Incidence of cardiac arrhythmias with therapeutic versus diagnostic ultrasound and intravenous microbubbles. J Ultrasound Med. 24:1099-1107. 2005.
  4. Moss A, Windle JR, Hall WJ, Zareba W, Robinson JL, McNitt, S, Severski P, Rosero S, Daubert JP, Qi M, Cieciorka, M, Manalan, AS. Safety and Efficacy of Flecainide in Subjects with Long QT-3 Syndrome(ΔKPQ Mutation): A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 10:59-66. 2005.

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