Peter Santucci
  • Professor
  • Fellowship Director, EPS
  • Medical Director, Implant Device Program
  • Cardiology
Ablations for Arrhythmias, Pacemaker Devices, Arrhythmia, Defibrillator Devices, Ablation Catheter Applications for Complex Arrhythmias
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine

Pericardial fat is independently associated with human atrial fibrillation.Al Chekakie,M. O.; Welles,C. C.; Metoyer,R.; Ibrahim,A.; Shapira,A. R.; Cytron,J.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.; Akar,J. G.Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2010 ;56(10):784-788

Electroanatomic mapping of postpacing intervals clarifies the complete active circuit and variants in atrial flutter.Santucci,P. A.; Varma,N.; Cytron,J.; Akar,J. G.; Wilber,D. J.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Brysiewicz,N.Heart Rhythm 2009 ;6(11):1586-1595

Prospective study of cardiac sarcoid mimicking arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasiaVasaiwala,S. C.; Finn,C.; Delpriore,J.; Leya,F.; Gagermeier,J.; Akar,J. G.; Santucci,P.; Dajani,K.; Bova,D.; Picken,M. M.; Basso,C.; Marcus,F.; Wilber,D. J.Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2009 ;20(5):473-476

Prospective study of atrial fibrillation termination during ablation guided by automated detection of fractionated electrograms.Porter,M.; Spear,W.; Akar,J. G.; Helms,R.; Brysiewicz,N.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2008 ;19(6):613-620

Endothelial dysfunction in heart failure identifies responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy.Akar,J. G.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Fugate,T.; Moran,L.; Froloshki,B.; Varma,N.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.; Matsumura,M. E.Heart Rhythm 2008 ;5(9):1229-1235

Surface electrocardiographic patterns and electrophysiologic characteristics of atrial flutter following modified radiofrequency MAZE proceduresAkar,J. G.; Al Chekakie,M. O.; Hai,A.; Brysiewicz,N.; Porter,M.; Varma,N.; Santucci,P.; Wilber,D. J.Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2007 ;18(4):349-355

The effects of statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on atrial fibrillation recurrence following antral pulmonary vein isolationAl Chekakie,M. O.; Akar,J. G.; Wang,F.; Al Muradi,H.; Wu,J.; Santucci,P.; Varma,N.; Wilber,D. J.Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2007 ;18(9):942-946

Idiopathic epicardial left ventricular tachycardia originating remote from the sinus of Valsalva: electrophysiological characteristics, catheter ablation, and identification from the 12-lead electrocardiogram.Daniels,D. V.; Lu,Y. Y.; Morton,J. B.; Santucci,P. A.; Akar,J. G.; Green,A.; Wilber,D. J.Circulation 2006 ;113(13):1659-1666

Influence of age and gender on the mechanism of supraventricular tachycardiaPorter,M. J.; Morton,J. B.; Denman,R.; Lin,A. C.; Tierney,S.; Santucci,P. A.; Cai,J. J.; Madsen,N.; Wilber,D. J.Heart Rhythm 2004 ;1(4):393-396

Electroanatomic mapping of the right ventricle in a patient with a giant epsilon wave, ventricular tachycardia, and cardiac sarcoidosis.Santucci,P. A.; Morton,J. B.; Picken,M. M.; Wilber,D. J.Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2004 ;15(9):1091-1094

Medical School
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Cardiology
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Electrophysiology