David R Tschopp, MD

Dr. David Tschopp comes to Austin from Ann Arbor, Michigan. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison Medical School. Post-graduate training began with an Internal Medicine residency at the University of California in San Francisco, which he then followed with a cardiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also completed an electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Specialty:

Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing

Office Locations:

Heart Hospital Office (Central Austin), South Austin, La Grange

Personal Interests:

Downhill skiing, water skiing, sailing, scuba diving, mountain biking, hiking, tennis, racquetball, swimming, diving, golf, and cooking

Professional Associations:

• North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
• American College of Cardiology, Fellow
• American College of Physicians, Fellow
• American Society of Internal Medicine
• American Heart Association
• Texas Medical Association

Research:

• Optimizing the detection of bidirectional block across the flutter isthmus for patients with typical isthmus-dependent atrial flutter, Mangat, I., Tschopp D., Yang, Y., Cheng, J., Keung, E. C., Scheinman, M. M., American Journal of Cardiology 2003, 91; 5, 559-64
• Dey S, Tschopp D, Morady F, Jongnarangsin K. A Fasiculoventricular Bypass Tract with Decremental Conduction Properties, Accepted for publication Heart Rhythm. 2006 July.
• Bogun F, Good E, Reich S, Elmouchi D, Igic P, Lemola K, Tschopp D, Jongnarangsin K, Oral H, Chugh A, Pelosi F, Morady F. Isolated potentials during sinus rhythm and pace-mapping within scars as guides for ablation of post-infarction ventricular tachycardia. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 May 16;47(10):2013-9.
• Oral H, Chugh A, Good E, Sankaran S, Reich SS, Igic P, Elmouchi D, Tschopp D, Crawford T, Dey S, Wimmer A, Lemola K, Jongnarangsin K, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr, Morady F. A tailored approach to catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 2006 Apr 18;113(15):1824-31.
• Chugh A, Latchamsetty R, Oral H, Elmouchi D, Tschopp D, Reich S, Igic P, Lemerand T, Good E, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr., Morady F., Characteristics of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter after left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation, Circulation. 2006 Feb 7;113(5):609-15.
• Bogun F, Kim HM, Han J, Tamirissa K, Tschopp D, Reich S, Elmouchi D, Igic P, Lemola K, Good E, Oral H, Chugh A, Pelosi F, Morady F., Comparison of mapping criteria for hemodynamically tolerated, postinfarction ventricular tachycardia., Heart Rhythm. 2006 Jan;3(1):20-6.
• Good E, Oral H, Lemola K, Han J, Tamirisa K, Igic P, Elmouchi D, Tschopp D, Reich S, Chugh A, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr., Morady F., Movement of the esophagus during left atrial catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation., J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Dec 6;46(11):2107-10. Epub 2005 Nov 9.
• Oral H, Chugh A, Good E, Igic P, Elmouchi D, Tschopp DR, Reich SS, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr., Morady F., Randomized comparison of encircling and nonencircling left atrial ablation for chronic atrial fibrillation., Heart Rhythm. 2005 Nov;2(11):1165-72.
• Lemola K, Desjardins B, Sneider M, Case I, Chugh A, Good E, Han J, Tamirisa K, Tsemo A, Reich S, Tschopp D, Igic P, Elmouchi D, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr., Kazerooni E, Morady F, Oral H., Effect of left atrial circumferential ablation for atrial fibrillation on left atrial transport function., Heart Rhythm. 2005 Sep;2(9):923-8.
• Lemola K, Mueller G, Desjardins B, Sneider M, Case I, Good E, Han J, Tamirisa K, Tschopp D, Reich S, Igic P, Elmouchi D, Chugh A, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr., Kazerooni EA, Morady F, Oral H., Topographic analysis of the coronary sinus and major cardiac veins by computed tomography.,. Heart Rhythm. 2005 Jul;2(7): 694-9
• Chugh A, Oral H, Good E, Han J, Tamirisa K, Lemola K, Elmouchi D, Tschopp D, Reich S, Igic P, Bogun F, Pelosi F Jr., Morady F., Catheter ablation of atypical atrial flutter and atrial tachycardia within the coronary sinus after left atrial ablation for atrial fibrillation., J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Jul 5;46(1):83-91.
• Tschopp DR, Topol EJ. The Unknown Mechanical Complication of an Acute Myocardial Infarction. 2/01/02. The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center Web Site.
Book Chapters:
• Tschopp DR, Topol EJ. The Unknown Mechanical Complication of an Acute Myocardial Infarction. 2/01/02. The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center Web Site.
• Tschopp DR, Mukherjee D. Complications of Myocardial Infarction In: Topol EJ ed. Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2nd, ed. Lipincott, Williams & Wilkins.
• Tschopp DR, Brener S. Complications of Myocardial Infarction. Hobbs EJ ed. The Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project.

Specialty

Electrophysiology
Medical Education & Training
Medical School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Residency: University of California San Francisco
Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Certifications & Memberships
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology

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