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Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD

Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD

out of 5
750 Ratings
105 Comments

Specialty

Cardiology

Locations

William & Mary
332 N. Henry St.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Stony Point 9000
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235

VCU Medical Center Gateway Building
1200 E. Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Ambulatory Care Center
417 N. 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Department

Internal Medicine

Education

Undergraduate

Princeton University

Medical School

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Fellowship

Duke University School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Ellenbogen is Pauley Heart Center's Chairman of the Division of Cardiology, and the Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing on the MCV Campus. A native of New York and member of the MCV Campus faculty since 1986, Dr. Ellenbogen achieved the rank of full Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) in 1997, and was Vice-Chairman of the Division of Cardiology from 2003 to 2009. He also serves as Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at VCU's MCV Campus. He has held the Hermes A. Kontos, MD Professorship in Cardiology since 2001.

 

Research

Dr. Ellenbogen's academic, clinical and research efforts include an interest in newer, more effective ways to perform ablation and to develop methods for ablation of atrial fibrillation. He is involved in the development of new types of pacemakers and exploring the role of pacemakers in treating congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Dr. Ellenbogen has a highly successful record of attracting both public and private funding and has served as principal investigator on over 100 funded grants and contracts. Additionally, Dr. Ellenbogen has served as the Director of Data and Safety Monitoring Boards for a number of national and international clinical trials.

 

Publications and Speaking

Dr. Ellenbogen has published more than 250 original scientific reports and over 140 book chapters, editorials and review articles. He is the editor or co-editor of five textbooks of cardiac electrophysiology and pacing and has presented over 290 abstracts at major scientific meeting. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, Circulation, the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Heart Rhythm and is a Senior Editor of Heart Rhythm, PACE and Circulation: Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology. He is also Chairman of the Heart Rhythm Society Board Review Course. Dr. Ellenbogen has been an invited lecturer and speaker all over the world and has given over 300 talks at major national meetings, including lectures at Harvard Medical School, the University of California at Los Angeles, Yale University School of Medicine, University of Michigan, and George Washington University. Dr. Ellenbogen was a member of the writing committee for the AHA/ACC/HRS Guidelines Committee for atrial fibrillation, implantation of cardiac rhythm devices, mode selection for pacemakers, programming of defibrillators and guidelines for left atrial appendage occlusion devices. 

 

Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society

  • Member, Council on Clinical Cardiology and the Council on Circulation of the American Heart Association

  • Previous: Chairman of the American Heart Association's Committee on Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias; Education Committee of the Heart Rhythm Society; President of the Richmond American Heart Association, Board of Trustees for the Heart Rhythm Society; Director of the Cardiology Advisory Board for the VA Medical System; delegate to the American College of Cardiology, and steering committee member for two important NIH trials, AFFIRM and MOST.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements in clinical cardiology, Dr. Ellenbogen was named the MCV Campus Clinician of the Year for 2001 and honored with the Distinguished Teacher Award from the Heart Rhythm Society in May 2015.


 

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Electrophysiology
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
Radiofrequency Ablation
Pacemakers and Syncope
Atrial Fibrillation

Locations

William & Mary

332 N. Henry St.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Stony Point 9000

9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235

VCU Medical Center Gateway Building

1200 E. Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Ambulatory Care Center

417 N. 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Ratings & Reviews

750 Ratings
105 Comments

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Dr. Ellenbogan is an outstanding doctor.
August 2021
Explained the test & why. Explained my new found condition. Took time with me.
August 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen made it clear my condition is serious. He explained the plan. Know when & why to call him. Tremendously pleased with Dr. Ellenbogen.
August 2021
Only good.
August 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen is awesome!!! I feel blessed to have him as my cardiologist!
July 2021
I appreciate the time the dr. takes to explain the medical situation of mine and also preparing me for what my mother's future was to be. He takes action before the patient knows they need counseling on medical issues.
July 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen has probably saved my life.
July 2021
I was blessed to have this doctor. I could not ask for a better one
July 2021
Excellent experience. I feel very confident & in good care.
June 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen was very compassionate and explained everything well. I was confident because he was. He is THE BEST and I highly recommend Dr. Ellenbogen! He corrected the a. fib. and that is such a relief. THANK YOU!
June 2021
Excellent doctor.
May 2021
Excellent doctor - Good bedside manner.
May 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen is fantastic! I am in great health because of him and able to live an entire life.
May 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen is warm, friendly, yet no nonsense. I have seen him only annually.
May 2021
Dr Ellenbogen is outstanding and we recommend him to friends and family
April 2021
Dr. Ellenbogan is stellar, a Dr's Doctor
April 2021
I have the utmost confidence in this provider -
April 2021
He listen to me to understand what caused the medical issue.
April 2021
explained things well and showed concern
March 2021
Dr Ellenbogen is the best in his field
March 2021
Wonderful
March 2021
It is always a joy to interact with Dr. Ellenbogen!
March 2021
Dr Ellenbogen is so personable and caring. He is a gentle, humble soul who really shows a concern for me. He makes me feel like we are friends.
March 2021
Ellenbogen is the best
March 2021
Excellent experience.
March 2021
I TRUST Dr. Ellenbogen COMPLETELY! I know he is good but very busy especially now with COVID-19.
March 2021
Excellent. [...]
March 2021
I'm comfortable with the diagnosis and the plan going forward. However, I don't believe he listened to one of my ideas on cause of my issue. He somewhat dismissed it.
February 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen is the best! professional, knowledgeable, caring.
February 2021
I feel very fortunate to be under the care of Dr. Ellenbogen.
February 2021
Extremely efficient & capable.
February 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen is the provider that I can recommend to everyone I know!
January 2021
Excellent in all respects - regard him as my cardiologist from here for ward.
January 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen & staff are outstanding!
January 2021
Best doctor ever
January 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen is an excellent physician.
January 2021
Dr. Ellenbogen was very caring and made me at ease even for further/future care. I would recommend him to anyone and I have. He was recommended to me by a friend that had been treated by him. Extremely satisfied.
January 2021
This physician has the best bedside manner I have ever experienced. Second to none. I am amazed each time I see him. He is exceedingly knowledgeable and cares.
October 2020
good experience
October 2020
I was very impressed with my first visit with Dr. Ellenbogen I would not hesitate to recommend him to family and friends, or anyone.
October 2020
Outstanding doctor.
October 2020
I am very impressed with Dr. Ellenbogen. I have total confidence in him!
October 2020
I can't imagine a more caring doctor. He spent as much time as I needed to understand my situation and my options.
October 2020
I feel Dr. Ellenbogen is among the best physicians in his field of medicine.
October 2020
Wonderful doctor!!!
September 2020
Excellent
September 2020
Exceptional care & compassion!
September 2020
Dr. Ellenbogen is a force of nature and an excellent care provider - the best.
August 2020
Good experience
August 2020
Dr. Ellenbogen is very attuned to my concerns and feelings about my condition.
August 2020
Great visit
August 2020
I trust him Dr. Ellenbogen with my life!!
July 2020
Great!!
July 2020
I drive from Northern Virginia for my hears condition care from Dr. Ellenbogen. I couldn't ask for a more competent and patient friendly care provider. There's none better in my opinion.
July 2020
Listens and talks to you as if you were one of his family. Make you very comfortable talking to him.
July 2020
This was my first visit w/Dr. E. and I have great confidence in him: spent more than enough time, explained things before I knew I had the the question. I would give him an excellent A+++ rating!
June 2020
Ken Ellenbogen is the consummate professional. He is a doctor's doctor! Can't recommend him as high as I would like
June 2020
Dr. Ellenbogen has always been exceptional. Would recommend anyone to see him.
June 2020
Excellent; gave me hope that etiology of health problems would be resolved.
May 2020
Dr. Ellenbogen always listens, cares & is super knowledgeable about appropriate treatment for me.
April 2020
Dr. Ellenbogen is wonderful!
April 2020
excellent experience every time!!
April 2020
Phenomenal care by a phenomenal doctor - incredibly intelligent, compassionate & professional.
March 2020
excellent
March 2020
Doctor Ellenbogen conducted two separate ablations on my heart which allowed me to live comfortably for twelve years. He is one of the smartest and caring doctors I have ever known.
January 2020
[...] It was a very good experience.
January 2020
Dr. Ellenbogen was thorough and took time to help me understand my current condition, my options and risks of my current state. Even though I was a new patient seeking a second opinion, he was well versed in my past medical history and past procedures. He was professionally respectful of the Dr.s who treated me in the past, but at the same time provided me comfort and confidence that he could offer me medical options that were in my best health interest. it was well worth the trip to Richmond to see him and I look forward to being under his care going forward.
January 2020
The "BEST" ever.
January 2020
I already have recommended D. Ellenbogen to my friends who have cardiac issues.
January 2020
I feel privileged to have Dr. Ellenbogen as my cardiologist. He is exceptional!
December 2019
Simply outstanding!
December 2019
Good experience.
November 2019
outstanding
November 2019
The best care provider in the world!!!
November 2019
Excellent!
November 2019
Dr. Ellenborgen is the best!
October 2019
Doctor is very well informed & knows how to handle my medical problem.
September 2019
Explain to me my procedure made me feel very good about the hspt. staff.
August 2019
HE IS THE BEST
August 2019
I appreciated the thoughtful & thorough assessment Dr. Ellenbogen provided me. His care & expertise gave me comfort & trust I was in good hands.
August 2019
He is one of the best doctor in town. Thanks.
August 2019
Please don't let Dr. Ellenbogen retire.
July 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen is very calm and very caring, and spent a lot of time with me. He is very careful. This was my annual cardiology exam, he has been my cardiologist and electro physiologist for 16 years!
July 2019
Physician's assistant and the Dr. were very attentive.
June 2019
He is the best!
June 2019
He is an excellent provider and allows for my input. I trust him completely. His answers are sometimes brief and succinct with an occasional flare of appropriate humor.
June 2019
Ellenbogen is the best.
May 2019
I was told everything I needed to know
April 2019
simply feel Dr. Ellenbogen is the best
April 2019
Ellenbogen is one of the best!
April 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen is a true pro and I'm so lucky to have him.
April 2019
During my visit, it was less than 10 minutes of waiting, the nurses quickly and efficiently completed my my vitals signs and EKG and the doctor entered the exam room in less than 5 minutes. My visit was thorough and completed in 15 minutes. At this office that has been my experience each time.
April 2019
He is a sweetheart, an amazing specialist, and literally gave me my life back.
March 2019
Excellent.
February 2019
Love Dr. Ellenbogen! Always a great visit! So thoughtful and thorough!
February 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen, [...] and the entire staff have always been excellent.
February 2019
I have great confidence in my dr. and feel very comfortable with him.
February 2019
It was a good experience to have Dr. Ellenbogen caring for me.
February 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen is the best.
January 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen and his staff are excellent in all respects.
January 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen's extensive knowledge in cardiology inspires great confidence. He treats me as an intelligent participant in my healthcare which I appreciate.
January 2019
Dr. Ellenbogen is a consummate professional. I feel comfort in his knowledge, recommendations and recommended course of treatment.
January 2019
Dr E. great professional, knowledgeable, caring and direct.
December 2018
[...] Provider was thorough and efficient
December 2018
Super confident in his judgement and recommendations.
November 2018