Michael Shehata, MD, FACC

Director, Pacemaker and Defibrillator Clinic
Associate Program Director, Fellowship Training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology

Michael Shehata, MD, is Director of the Pacemaker and Defibrillator Clinic and Associate Program Director of Fellowship Training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Section in the Division of Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. He is a board certified cardiologist and clinical cardiac electrophysiologist.

Dr. Shehata's current clinical interests are focused on the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and other complex arrhythmias. He is also an expert in pacemaker and defibrillator implantation as well as follow-up.

He has been in involved in clinical research investigating novel techniques to improve defibrillation testing for implanted cardiac devices as well as exploring the development of new ablation technologies and imaging techniques to help guide catheter based ablation procedures. He has authored peer reviewed publications and presented at national cardiology meetings.

Dr. Shehata received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his residency training at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He went on to complete his fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and subspecialty training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Cedars Sinai.