Electrophysiology

Spectrum Health offers one of the nation’s leading electrophysiology programs right here in West Michigan. Each year, our electrophysiologists evaluate, treat and manage more patients experiencing arrhythmias than anywhere else in the state.1 With support from a dedicated team and access to advanced equipment and technology, we are able to treat and help manage your patient’s heart rhythm disorder at Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids, and through our expanded footprint across West Michigan.

1 Spectrum Health Electrophysiology Procedural Data

Referrals and Consultations

  • Epic: REF 12 
  • Phone: 616.885.5000
  • Fax: 616.885.5411
  • Great Lakes Health Connect

 

 

What We Treat

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Atrial tachycardia/supraventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular arrhythmias/ventricular tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • Palpitations
  • AV heart blocks/sick sinus syndrome
  • Inherited arrhythmias (long, short QT, Brugada syndrome)
  • Arrhythmia care for patients with complex congenital heart disease or cardiomyopathies
  • Syncope
  • Sudden cardiac death prevention
  • Advanced heart failure/resync therapy

Treatment and Procedure Options

  • Cardioversion
  • Device implantation
    -Pacemakers
    -Cardiac defibrillators
    -Cardiac resynchronization devices
    -Injectable loop recorders
    -Subcutaneous cardiac defibrillators
  • Complex ablations (cryoablations, radio-frequency ablations)
  • Combined hybrid ablations with cardiothoracic surgery
  • Laser lead extractions
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion device implantation
  • Lifestyle changes, including referral to the Spectrum Health Metabolic Wellness Program
  • Medication therapy and anti-arrhythmic medication management
  • Genetic testing and management of inherited arrhythmia syndromes

Atrial Fibrillation Program

The Spectrum Health Atrial Fibrillation Program is the only dedicated program in West Michigan that offers a full range of treatment options. We have built our comprehensive program based on evidence-based guidelines for evaluation and management. Our program is able to offer services that may not be available elsewhere, including a wide range of diagnostic testing, external and implanted monitoring services, and procedural options. Because of this, we have the ability to individually customize a patient’s care plan.

Locations

Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center
100 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Spectrum Health Heart & Vascular Center
2900 Bradford Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital
605 Oak Street, Suite 1, Big Rapids, MI 49307

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Specialist Clinic
230 W. Oak Street, Fremont, MI 49412

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Specialty Clinic
5 N. Atkinson Drive, Suite 205, Ludington, MI 49431

Spectrum Health United Hospital Heart & Vascular Center
615 S. Bower Street, Greenville, MI 48838

Spectrum Health Heart & Vascular Center
602 Michigan Avenue, Suite 102, Holland, MI 49423

Spectrum Health Pennock Medical Arts Building
1005 W. Green Street, Hastings, MI 49058