Professor of Medicine

Vance Plumb

Contact Information
Faculty Office Tower, Room 930
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-3400

Office Phone: (205) 934-2510





Cardiology Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1977-1979)

Internal Medicine Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1974 –1977)

Medical Degree
Duke University (1973)

Board Certifications

American Board of Cardiovascular Disease (1979)
American Board of Internal Medicine (1976)




Selected Journal

Yamada T, Robertson PG, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. Successful Reduction of a High Defibrillation Threshold by a Combined Implantation of a Subcutaneous Array and Azygos Vein Lead. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03332.x. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22360586

Yamada T, Robertson PJ, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. An atrial tachycardia with altered atrial activation sequences within the coronary sinus: what is the mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Feb;22(2):220-1. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2010.01902.x. Epub 2010 Sep 14. No abstract available.
PMID: 21314747

Yamada T, Doppalapudi H, McElderry HT, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. Demonstration of a right ventricular substrate of ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction. Europace. 2011 Jan;13(1):133-5. Epub 2010 Sep 21.
PMID: 20858693

Yamada T, Doppalapudi H, McElderry HT, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. Successful Epicardial Catheter Ablation of a Septal Ventricular Tachycardia after Myocardial Infarction. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011 Jan 5. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2010.02996.x. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21208235


Yamada T, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Okada T, Murakami Y, Yoshida Y, Yoshida N, Inden Y, Murohara T, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the left ventricular summit: anatomic concepts relevant to ablation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Dec;3(6):616-23. Epub 2010 Sep 20.
PMID: 20855374

PubMed Listings

Vance J. Plumb, MD