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Catheter Ablation

If your arrhythmia can’t be managed by medications, your physician may recommend a minimally invasive procedure called catheter ablation to stop abnormal electrical signals in your heart and relieve your symptoms.

Puget Sound's Catheter Ablation Experts

Achieve the best outcome from your catheter ablation when you choose the Bob and Patty Edwards Arrhythmia Center at Overlake. You’ll work with board-certified electrophysiologists skilled at using catheter ablation to cure atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias.

Our heart rhythm specialists each have more than 15 years of experience and have performed more than 3,000 ablations with outstanding results. With their expertise, a single catheter ablation procedure has provided complete relief of symptoms for:

We take tremendous pride in our safety record, with a very low complication rate related to our procedures.

Catheter Ablation

With catheter ablation, your physician uses thin, flexible wires to find and destroy the cells causing your irregular heartbeat. Learn about what happens during catheter ablation.

Depending on the type and location of your arrhythmia, your physician may use heat (radiofrequency ablation) or extreme cold (cryoablation) to eliminate problem tissue.

Learn how to prepare your for catheter ablation at Overlake Medical Center.

Advanced Technology, Better Outcomes

You benefit from our dedication to pioneering advanced tools and breakthrough techniques. Overlake Medical Center was the first hospital in Washington state to use a contact force sensing catheter that helps your physician more accurately control the amount of pressure applied to your heart tissue during an ablation. That means you’re less likely to need a second procedure or to experience complications.

Schedule a Consultation

Make an appointment with a board-certified electrophysiologist at the Bob and Patty Edwards Arrhythmia Center at Overlake. Call 425.454.2656 or send us a secure message through ONEChart today.