Brian P. Betensky , MD

Brian P. Betensky , MD

Dr. Betensky obtained his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine, fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and advanced subspecialty training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is ABIM Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Betensky provides comprehensive care for patients with a broad range of heart rhythm disorders. He has expertise in complex catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, atypical atrial arrhythmias, premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) and ventricular tachycardia (VT). His work emphasizes the use of cutting edge imaging techniques, including intracardiac ultrasound, which improves patient safety and reduces radiation exposure. He also specializes in pacemaker and defibrillator implantation, lead management, syncope, sudden cardiac arrest and stroke prevention. He was recipient of the Heart Rhythm Society Clinical Research Award in Honor of Hein Wellens and Mark Josephson and has published numerous original research manuscripts in leading peer-reviewed cardiology journals. In his spare time, he enjoys international medical volunteer work, jazz piano, physical fitness training and back-country camping.

Office Location(s):

Heart Specialists of Sarasota Pl Main Office

1950 Arlington Street
Suite 400
Sarasota, Florida   34239
Location Phone: (941) 917-4250
Location Fax: (941) 917-4257

Undergraduate Education:
BA, High Honors Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Medical Education:
MD Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Internal Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Cardiovascular Disease
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:
ABIM Board Certified, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

ABIM Internal Medicine Board Certified

ABIM Cardiovascular Disease Board Certified

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