Charles J. Love, MD, FHRS, FACC, FAHA, CCDS

Director of Cardiac Rhythm Device Services 
New York University Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Dr. Love specializes in the techniques of implanting heart rhythm devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices, and hemodynamic monitoring devices. He is best known for his work in extraction of chronically implanted pacing and defibrillator leads. He is recognized as a pioneer and one of the top lead extraction experts in the world. Dr. Love has participated in numerous clinical trials, and regularly consults with cardiac rhythm device companies, extraction device companies and other biomedical companies regarding the design of new devices. He has implanted over 8000 devices and has removed in excess of 3500 pacing and defibrillator leads. He has authored many papers and book chapters, as well as a single author book on basic cardiac pacing and defibrillation.