• Dr. Maddox is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist committed to delivering exceptional healthcare through dedication to patients and their families. He strives to provide compassionate care, through personalized education and open communication, wishing to inspire hope and well-being in all his patients.

    His specific clinical expertise includes catheter ablation of complex atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization devices, and extraction of implanted cardiac devices.

    His research interests involve the development of tools and technologies to better treat cardiac arrhythmias with higher degrees of efficacy and safety. Specifically, this includes development of new catheters for delivery of RF energy to cardiac tissues, development of novel energy sources for ablation, and development of better mapping tools for complex arrhythmias.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Acute Hemodynamic Effects of Biventricular Pacing After Left Ventricular Assist DeviceJournal of Cardiac Failure.  24:716-718. 2018
    2017 Safety and Efficacy of Uninterrupted Apixaban Therapy Versus Warfarin During Atrial Fibrillation AblationAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  120:404-407. 2017
    2017 Significant Discrepancy Between Estimated and Actual Longevity in St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter-DefibrillatorsJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  28:552-558. 2017
    2016 Prevalence and Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Characteristics of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from Intramural Foci in the Left Ventricular Outflow TractCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  9. 2016
    2015 Cardiac implantable electronic device infection in patients with end-stage renal diseaseHeart Rhythm.  12:2395-2401. 2015
    2015 Education of Physicians and Implementation of a Formal Referral System Can Improve Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral and Participation Rates after Percutaneous Coronary InterventionHeart, Lung and Circulation.  24:806-816. 2015
    2015 Radiofrequency catheter ablation of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from intramural foci in the left ventricular outflow tractCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  8:344-352. 2015
    2015 The Gaps in Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral: The Elephant in the RoomJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  66:2574. 2015
    2013 Dabigatran versus warfarin therapy for uninterrupted oral anticoagulation during atrial fibrillation ablationJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:861-865. 2013
    2012 Iatrogenic Aortocoronary Arteriovenous Fistula following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Case Report and Complete Review of the Literature.Case Reports in Cardiology.  2012:652086. 2012

    Research Overview

  • Emerging technologies in catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias
    Improvement techniques for catheter ablation in complex arrhythmias
    Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by EPIX PHARMACEUTICALS 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by ADVANCED CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2017 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2016 - 2019
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by RECOR MEDICAL 2016 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT LABORATORIES 2019 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2019 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 2015 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT LABORATORIES 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 2014 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2012 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2014 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2013 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ADVANCED CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS 2018 - 2019
  • Sensing Atrial High Rate Episodes With DX Systems in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (Sense Trail)  awarded by Weill (Joan and Sanford I.) Medical College of Cornell University 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2011 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2009 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2011 - 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia 2004
  • Georgia Health Sciences University, Residency 2007
  • University of Alabama - Birmingham, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012
  • Georgia Regents University, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011
  • Full Name

  • William Maddox