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Michael Hyun-ook Kim, MD, MMM

Chair, Department of Medicine

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Department of Medicine
Cardiology Division
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Michael Hyun-ook Kim, MD, MMM

Chair, Department of Medicine

Professor

Michael H. Kim, MD, MMM is a Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine.  He is a graduate of Princeton University, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Carnegie-Mellon University; all post-graduate medical training was at the University of Michigan.  He has served in leadership roles as Chief of Cardiology, Director of the Arrhythmia Service, Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory, Chief Academic Officer, and as a Fellowship Director both in Electrophysiology and Cardiology.  Prior positions have been in institutions such as Northwestern University, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rush University, and Washington University in St. Louis.  He is the author or co-author of over 200 manuscripts and abstracts and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm.  He also serves as an Editorial referee for several other impact journals.  He is recognized for cardiovascular outcomes as it relates to arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, health care disparities, and other electrophysiology-related areas.  He has been noted multiple times as a Castle-Connolly Top Doctor in Electrophysiology.

Teaching Interests

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Research Focus

Cardiovascular Outcomes and Arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation; stroke; ICD therapy; health care disparities; anticoagulation

Department

Medicine

Position

Professor

Books

  • Kim Michael, A new automated algorithm for optimizing AV delay to improve global LV contractile function with cardiac resynchonization therapy 2005
  • Niazi Imran, Acute hemodynamic effect of overdrive atrial pacing during cardiac resynchronization therapy 2005
  • Current Diagnosis and Treatment: a quick reference for the general practitioner (published in 1998)
    Kim Michael, Syncope [Book Chapter] 1998

Publications

  • JACC. Clinical electrophysiology
    Kim Michael H., Atrial Fibrillation, No Matter How Defined, Is a Cost Burden: Insights to Drive Population Health
    10:4, p. 731 - 733 2024
  • Journal of the American Heart Association
    Kim Kathryn M., Health‐Related Social Needs, Social Determinants, and Readmissions in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease, p. e032583 - e032583 2024
  • American Heart Journal Plus
    Latif Azka, Relationship of health-related social needs and hospital readmissions in patients following a hospitalization for atrial fibrillation
    36, p. 100340 - 2023
  • Circulation (New York, N.Y.)
    Ahmad Soban, Abstract 14047: Comparison of Left Bundle Branch Area Pacing and Biventricular Pacing in Patients With Left Ventricular Systolic Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    148:Suppl_1 2023
  • Heart rhythm O2
    Yousaf Amman, Left bundle branch area pacing vs biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization: a systematic review and meta-analysis 2023
  • Journal of the American Heart Association
    Zeitler Emily P., Resource Use Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Spending Resources to Save Resources
    12:18, p. e031411 - e031411 2023
  • Kim Michael, Abstract P1169: BubR1 Regulates Cardiac Development Through CamkII In Vivo 2023
  • Pun Renju, Abstract P2037: Bubr1 Is A Critical Regulator Of Cardiac Aging 2023
  • Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine
    Pun Renju, Role of Connexin 43 phosphorylation on Serine-368 by PKC in cardiac function and disease
    9, p. 1080131 - 1080131 2023
  • Circulation (New York, N.Y.)
    Holland Eva M, Abstract 13655: Relationship of Health-Related Social Needs, Social Determinants of Health, and Hospital Readmission Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
    146:S_1, p. A13655 2022
  • Zeitler Emily P., Abstract 13528: Sex Differences in Healthcare Resource Utilization in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Receiving Dronedarone versus Sotalol Following Ablation 2022
  • Kim Michael, Abstract 13500: Real-World Healthcare Resource Utilization Outcomes With Dronedarone versus Sotalol Following Ablation in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation 2022
  • Holland Eva M, Abstract 13655: Relationship of Health-Related Social Needs, Social Determinants of Health, and Hospital Readmission Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation 2022
  • Pun Renju, Abstract P1068: BubR1 Is A Novel Regulator Of Cardiac Development And Conduction 2022
  • Circulation
    Kim Kathryn, Sex-related differences in health care utilization in patients with atrial flutter
    142:Suppl_3 2020
  • Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
    Andukuri Venkata, Population-level insights into 30-day mortality in medicare beneficiaries after inpatient and outpatient catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    13:Suppl_1, p. A341 - A341 2020
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    Kousa Omar, Delayed versus Early Cardioversion for Patients with Uncomplicated Atrial Fibrillation Meta-Analysis
    75:11, p. 420 - 420 2020
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    Kim Kathryn, Comparative variation in health care resource utilization between patients with atrial flutter only versus atrial fibrillation with or without atrial flutter
    73:9, p. 332 - 332 2019
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    Kim Steven, National economic cost burden of atrial flutter only patients without atrial fibrillation
    73:9, p. 329 - 329 2019
  • Jiang Ning, Abstract 13939: Cardiac Resynchronization Improves Cardiac Sodium Channel mRNA Splicing Most in Patients With Severe Heart Failure 2016
  • Kim Michael, Cardiac resynchronisation improves circulating markers of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium handling and sudden death risk 2016
  • Kim Michael, cardiac resynchronization decreases abnormal cardiac sodium channel mRNA splicing 2016
  • International Journal of Clinical Cardiology
    Kim Michael, Cardiac Troponin Assessment Following Atrial Fibrillation Cardiac Troponin Assessment Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Implications for Chest Pain Evaluation Ablation: Implications for Chest Pain Evaluation Recommended Citation Recommended Citation, p. - 2014
  • Kim Michael, Abstract 140: Effectiveness Of Dronedarone Among US Patients With Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter In The Real-World Setting 2013
  • Kim Michael, Abstract 226: Impact of Gastrointestinal Disorders among Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients on Healthcare Resource Usage and Costs 2013
  • Kim Michael, Abstract 9: The Relationship Between Patient Diversity and Warfarin Use in Atrial Fibrillation: A Ten-Year Perspective (2000-2010) on Cardiovascular Outcomes 2013
  • Kim Michael, Abstract 225: Healthcare Burden Associated with Dyspepsia Among Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients 2013
  • Kim Michael, Abstract TP399: Incremental Healthcare Burden Associated with Dyspepsia Among Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients: Implications for Anticoagulation Therapy 2013
  • Kim Michael, Time Course of Appropriate ICD Therapy in Patients from the OMNI Registry: Implications for Duration of Driving Restriction 2011
  • Kim Michael, Amiodarone and sotalol in atrial fibrillation: Treatment persistence and occurrence of adverse events in the real-world setting 2011
  • Kim Michael, Total healthcare costs among atrial fibrillation patients in the United States in 2010 2010
  • Kim Michael, Estimation of incremental cardiovascular healthcare costs in patients with atrial fibrillation in the United States 2010
  • Gold Michael R., Biventricular versus left ventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy: Comparison of the acute hemodynamic response and optimal AV delay 2010
  • Kim Michael, Comparative cost of ablation in atrial fibrillation patients stratified by procedural success versus failure: implications for resource utilization in medicare-aged ablation patients in the United States 2010
  • Kim Michael, What is the price for maintaining normal sinus rhythm? Economics of prerequisite admission for anti arrhythmic drug initiation in atrial fibrillation 2009
  • Kim Michael, Patterns and predictors of discontinuation of rhythm control therapy in patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation 2009
  • Phatak Kavita, Abstract 2430: Should All Octogenarians Who Meet Criteria Receive an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator? 2007
  • Kim Michael, Catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias 2007
  • Reiter Michael J., P2-91: Are atrial fibrillation recurrences different in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and structural heart disease? 2006
  • Kim Michael, Incremental benefit of inter ventricular delay measurements to predict the acute hemodynamic response to cardiac resynchronization therapy 2005
  • Kim Michael, The effect of intrinsic QRS width on the acute hemodynamic response and optimal AV delay for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) 2005
  • Kim Michael, Effect of atrial pacing on hemodynamic response, inter-atrial and atria-ventricular intervals during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) 2005
  • Kim Michael, Comparison of optimal AV delays for CRT predicted from a new electro gram-based algorithm and traditional echo-based methods 2005
  • Kim Michael, 800 Acute hemodynamic effect of overdrive atrial pacing during cardiac resynchronisation therapy 2005
  • Kim Michael, 877 A new automated algorithm for optimizing AV delay to improve global LV contractile function with cardiac resynchonization therapy 2005
  • Kim Michael, 799 A new AV delay optimization algorithm Increases LV global contractile function in CRT patients compared with echo derived methods of AV delay programming 2005
  • Kim Michael, 748 Is nominal AV delay offset optimal for heart failure patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy? 2005
  • Reiter Michael J., 492 Structural heart disease increases duration and burden but not frequency of atrial fibrillation recurrence in patients with pacemakers 2005
  • Kim Michael, A new AV delay optimization algorithm increases LV global contractile function in CRT patients compared with echo derived methods of AV delay programming 2005
  • Lai Chow Kok, Effect of short pulse width programming in AutoCapture devices 2005
  • Aasbo Johan D., 846-6 Amiodarone reduces major cardiovascular morbidity after cardiac surgery: Results of a meta-analysis 2004
  • Kim Michael, Time related improvement in pacing parameters after active fixation lead implantation: insights gained from injury current analysis 2004
  • Rich D., Hourly ambient air pollution and ICD detected ventricular arrhythmias in St. Louis, MO, USA 2003
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    Greene H. L., Maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation
    42:1, p. 20 - 29 2003
  • JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
    Kim Michael, Combined Cardiac Resynchronization and Implantable Cardioversion Defibrillation in Advanced Chronic Heart Failure The MIRACLE ICD Trial
    289:20, p. 2685 - 2694 2003
  • Kim Michael, P1547 Warfarin utilization following implantatoin of a pacemaker with advanced atrial arrhythmia detection features 2003
  • The New England journal of medicine
    Wyse D G, A comparison of rate control and rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation
    347:23, p. 1825 - 1833 2002
  • Kim Michael, The utility of dual chamber electrogram recordings for the diagnosis of clinical tachycardias 2002
  • Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Kim Michael H., Cardiac risk assessment in noncardiac thoracic surgery
    13:2, p. 137 - 146 2001
  • Kim Michael, Patterns of Utilization of Low Molecular Weight Heparia and the Impact on Length of Stay in Patients Admitted with Atrial Fibrillation 2001
  • Kim Michael, Prospective, Randomized Study of Management Strategies in New, Uncomplicated Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Room 2001
  • Kim Michael, Comparison of the acute effects of intravenous ibutilide and verapamil on the atrial fibrillation-induced changes in atrial refractoriness 2000
  • Kim Michael, Significance of double potentials in radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial flutter 2000
  • Kim Michael, Atrial fibrillation after coronary bypass surgery-comparison of incidence, treatment strategies and outcomes between differently managed health care systems 2000
  • Kim Michael, Relationship Between Serum Potassium Concentration During a Primary Ventricular Arrhythmia and the Risk of a Subsequent Arrhythmic Event in Patients with an Implantable Defibrillator 2000
  • Kim Michael, The Effectiveness of a Midseptal Approach to Atrioventricular Nodal Radiofrequency Ablation for Refractory Atrial Arrhythmias 2000
  • Kim Michael, The Natural History of Complete Atrioventricular Block After Valvular Heart Surgery: Implications for the Timing of Pacemaker Implantation 2000
  • Kim Michael, Intravenous Ibutilide is More Effective in Preventing Immediate Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation after Transthoracic Cardioversion than Intravenous Verapamil 2000
  • Kim Michael, Trans-isthmus Conduction Time Predicts Bi-directional Block After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Isthmus Dependent Atrial Flutter 2000
  • Kim Michael, The effect of chronic oral amiodarone therapy on defibrillation energy requirement in patients with implantable defibrillators having biphasic waveforms 2000
  • Kim Michael, Oral amiodarone prophylaxis and a clinical pathway approach to atrial fibrillation following primary coronary artery bypass graft surgery: preliminary results of phase II of the postoperative atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery study 2000
  • Kim Michael, Effect of digoxin on atrial fibrillation-induced atrial remodeling 2000
  • Kim Michael, Comparison of the cost of trans thoracic cardio version of atrial fibrillation with and without ibutilide pretreatment 2000
  • Kim Michael, Reversal of local atrial electro gram polarity indicates complete bi-directional cavotricuspid isthmus block 2000
  • Kim Michael, Clinical predictors of outcome in patients undergoing device extraction for infection 2000
  • Kim Michael, Attenuation of mechanoelectrical feedback in the atrium by verapamil 1999
  • Circulation
    Kim M. H., Bayesian persuasion.
    100:16, p. e68 - 72 1999
  • Kim Michael, Determinants of Atrial Vulnerability in Tachycardia-Induced Atrial Fibrillation in Human 1999
  • Kim Michael, Electrocardiographic Predictors of Unsuccessful Endocardial Localization of Idiopathic Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia 1999
  • Kim Michael, Effect of General Anesthesia on the Defibrillation Energy Requirement in Patients Undergoing Defibillator Implantation 1999
  • Kim Michael, Prospective study of diagnostic pacing maneuvers during paroxysmal supra ventricular tachycardia 1999
  • Kim Michael, Pocket hematoma following device implantation 1999
  • Kim Michael, Localization of accessory pathways based on change in ventriculo-atrial interval during entrainment of orthodromic reentrant tachycardia 1999
  • Kim Michael, Identification of a gap in linear radio frequency lesions in human using a non contact mapping catheter 1999
  • Kim Michael, Effect of ibutilide in atrial defibrillation energy requirement 1999
  • Kim Michael, The impact of a clinical pathway in the postoperative atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery study (PACS 2) 1998
  • Kim Michael, The natural history of patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy, severe left ventricular dysfunction, asymptomatic non-sustained ventricular tachycardia, and negative electrophysiology studies 1997
  • Kim Michael, Effects of beta-blockade on left-ventricular diastolic function in patients with dilated congestive cardiomyopathy 1994
  • Kim Michael, Improved left-ventricular diastolic function and ejection fraction due to beta-blockade in dilated congestive cardiomyopathy 1994
  • Kurlan Roger, The time course and magnitude of spontaneous recovery of parkinsonism produced by intracarotid administration of 1‐Methyl‐4‐Phenyl‐1,2,3,6‐tetrahydropyridine to monkeys 1991
  • Kim Michael, The Time Course of Spontaneous Recovery in 1-Methyl-4-Phenyl-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydropyridine-Induced Parkinsonian Monkeys 1990
  • Kim Michael, Behavioral Evaluations of MPTP-Induced Hemiparkinsonism in Rhesus Monkeys 1990
  • Kim Michael, A Uniform Rating Scale for Parkinsonian Features in Non-Human Primates 1990
  • Kim Michael, A Uniform Rating Scale for Parkinsonian Features in Non-Human Primates -0001

Presentations

  • Predictors of atrial fibrillation free survival in patients with implantable cardiac devices (American Heart Association Scientific Sessions) 2022
  • Relationship of health-related social needs, social determinants of health, and hospital readmission following atrial fibrillation ablation (American Heart Association Scientific Sessions) 2022
  • Sex differences in healthcare resource utilization in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving dronedarone versus sotalol following ablation (American Heart Association Scientific Sessions) 2022
  • Real-world healthcare resource utilization outcomes with dronedarone versus sotalol following ablation in adults with atrial fibrillation (American Heart Association Scientific Sessions) 2022
  • Impact of health related social needs on sex-based differences in hospital readmissions for atrial fibrillation. Poster at the Annual Scientific Sessions for Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Research 2022
  • Regularization of ventricular activation during atrial fibrillation using para-hisian and ventricular pacing. Poster presentation at the ACC Scientifc Sessions, Washington DC 2022
  • Relationship of social determinants of health and hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation: a nationwide readmissions database study. Moderated Poster at ACC Scientifc Sessions, Washington DC. 2022
  • Left ventricular lead placement using non-occlusive venogram for cardiac resynchronization therapy: a pilot study. Poster at 53rd Annual Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum, Omaha, NE 2022
  • Predictors of atrial fibrillation free survival in patients with implantable cardiac devices. Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, NE 2022
  • Outcomes of Radiofrequency Transcatheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 2021
  • Effect of post-procedural phone calls by Electrophysiology nurses on unplanned urgent care or emergency room visits after cardiac electrophysiology procedures. Poster at the ACC Annual Quality Summit 2021
  • Andukuri V, Xu L, Puckrein G, Walters R, Kim MH. Total 30-day mortality in medicare beneficiaries following catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (2016 - 2017). 2021: JACC 77 (18_Suppl 1_), 231. Presented at American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions. 2021
  • Kim K, Kim S, Kim MH. Sex-related differences in health care utilization in patients with atrial flutter. Circulation 2020; 142 (Suppl_3), A12593. Presented at Annual Scientific Session of the American Heart Association. 2020
  • Andukuri V, Xu L, Puckrein GA, Walters RW, Kim MH. Population-level insights into 30-day mortality in Medicare beneficiaries after inpatient and outpatient catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Virtual Abstract Poster Session at AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Scientific Sessions. 2020
  • American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions Poster Presentation (Virtual): Delayed versus Early Cardioversion for Patients with Uncomplicated Atrial Fibrillation Meta-Analysis 2020
  • Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Do We Really Know Atrial Flutter: Clinical and Epidemiological Perspectives 2020
  • American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions Abstract Presentation (Poster): National Economic Cost Burden of Atrial Flutter Only Patients Without Atrial Fibrillation; New Orleans, LA 2019
  • American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions Abstract Presentation (Poster): Comparative Variation in Health Care Resource Utilization Between Patients With Atrial Flutter Only Versus Atrial Fibrillation With Or Without Atrial Flutter; New Orleans, LA 2019
  • Invited Lecture: Cardiovascular Outcomes and Atrial Fibrillation; Maricopa Medical Center; Phoenix, AZ 2019

Awards

  • Recognition of over 100 reviews
    20th Anniversary Recognition of Reviewers with 100 or more reviews
    Heart Rhythm Society/Journal
  • Remarkable Reviewer Award 2023
    Awarded in 2023 for CY 2022 contributions
    Heart Rhythm Journal
  • Remarkable Reviewer Award 2021
    For work on the Heart Rhythm Journal in 2020
    Heart Rhythm Society
  • Remarkable Reviewer Award 2018
    Heart Rhythm Journal
  • Remarkable Reviewer Award 2017
    For work in 2016
    Heart Rhythm Journal
  • Elite/Top Reviewer Award: 2014, 2015, and 2016
    Awarded only to 10 or less Journal Reviewers
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Top Grade/Best Reviewers Designation, 2012
    Annals of Internal Medicine
  • NASPE Traveling Fellowship
    North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  • Midwest Trainee Investigator Award
    Central Society for Clinical Research