Dr. H. Tom McElderry has been appointed Chief of the Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease, effective January 1, McElderry2013, succeeding Dr. Neal Kay who retired last year. Dr. McElderry also has been appointed Co-Director of the UAB Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and continues to serve as Director of the HVC Electrophysiology Laboratory. Dr. McElderry is widely known as an exceptional clinician and interventional electrophysiologist, an active device-based researcher, and a gifted mentor to trainees at a variety of levels.

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