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Timm-Michael  Dickfeld

Timm-Michael Dickfeld M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C., F.H.R.S.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Additional Title(s): Director, Electrophysiology, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Location: UMMC, Room N3W77
Phone: (410) 328-6056
Fax: (410) 328-2062

Personal History:


  • MD and PhD, J.W. Goethe Medical School, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Residency, Cardiovascular Diseases, Technical University of Munich, German Heart Institute, Munich, Germany
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Diseases and Electrophysiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Research Interests:

Dr. Dickfeld’s research focus is in the field of cardiac arrhythmias. He has published more than 100 articles, book chapters, and abstracts. His research has appeared in prestigious journals such as Cell, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation: Arrhythmia  and Electrophysiology, and Heart Rhythm. Dr. Dickfeld has a strong research interest in novel ablation approaches and imaging-guidance for complex clinical arrhythmias like ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation. For his work, he received several national awards such as the Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award of the American Heart Association. He currently serves as a reviewer for several medical journals such as Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, and Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and is an active member in a variety of professional societies.

Clinical Speciality:

  • Clinical Electrophysiology

The focus of Dr. Dickfeld’s clinical practice is cardiac electrophysiology, including radiofrequency ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia; cardioverter, defibrillator, and pacemaker implantation and extraction as well as synchronization therapy; cardiac imaging; and medical management of cardiac arrhythmias. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certifications in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease.