When Your Heart Skips A Beat

When Your Heart Skips A Beat

UW Medicine physicians Nazem Akoum, MD, Creighton Don, MD, and Claudis Mahr, MD, discuss common heart problems such as irregular heart beats and how to manage them.


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Nazem Akoum, MD, MS

Nazem Akoum, MD, MS

Director of the UW Atrial Fibrillation Program and Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Akoum is director of the UW atrial fibrillation program and associate professor of medicine. In addition to his vast expertise in catheter ablation of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, he is also an expert in cardiac pacemakers and ...

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Don Creighton, MD

Don Creighton, MD

Creighton W. Don, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified cardiologist at UW Medical Center's Cardiac Clinic and a UW associate professor of Cardiology and Medicine. Dr. Don strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve ...

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Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC

Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Cardiac Surgery, Director of Clinical Integration, UW Regional Heart Center, Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, University of Washington

Dr. Claudius Mahr is a cardiologist specializing in heart failure and heart transplantation, and a UW clinical associate professor of medicine and cardiac surgery. Dr. Mahr is director of clinical integration, University of Washington ...

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