- ABMS Certification:
- American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013
Cardiovascular Disease, 2014
- Research Interests:
Ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation, electro-anatomical correlation to successful ablation, efficacy of VT ablation.
- Clinical Practice:
- Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation (Afib), Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Devices, Cardiovascular Genetics, Heart Rhythm Disorders
Director of Electrophysiology
John Ferguson, MD, MBChB, is the director of electrophysiology and a professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UVA. He specializes in evaluating and treating electrical disorders of the heart.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Ferguson attended the University of Cape Town for his undergraduate and medical school education and completed his residency training at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. He then moved to Oxford, England, where he completed a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology medicine and cardiology at John Radcliffe Hospital.
In 2001, Dr. Ferguson came to UVA for a second fellowship in electrophysiology. He joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 2003. He is married with two children.
- M.B., Ch. B. University of Cape Town, 1990
- Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
- Medicine & Cardiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Electrophysiology, University of Virginia