BOARD MEMBERS · Thomas Deering



Dr. Deering is a cardiac electrophysiologist at the Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta where he also serves as Chief of the Arrhythmia Center, Chairman of the Clinical Centers for Excellence and Chief Quality Officer. He has served in a variety of volunteer roles for the Heart Rhythm Society, most recently as president between May 2018 and May 2019. His research and clinical interests are focused on defining and implementing quality initiatives in electrophysiology and cardiovascular medicine. 

He has served as a speaker and moderator at national and international electrophysiology and cardiology meetings; has authored and co-authored numerous publications addressing cardiac arrhythmia and cardiovascular quality issues; participates in a number of cardiac electrophysiology arrhythmia research projects and serves as a reviewer for multiple cardiac electrophysiology and general cardiac journals. Dr. Deering earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. After completing his post-graduate training at the Yale-New Haven Hospital he performed his cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at Tufts New England Medical Center. He has previously been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and at present is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and the Mark E. Silverman, M.D. Educational Chair.