Nassir Marrouche

Director of Heart and Vascular Institute

Tulane University School of Medicine

About Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS

Dr. Nassir F. Marrouche is a globally renowned electrophysiologist and pioneer in the treatment of atrial fibrillation. He is a tenured Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine within the Department of Internal Medicine at Tulane University and is Director of the Tulane Heart & Vascular Institute.

He initiated a collaborative arrhythmia center that is bringing together a cross-departmental team of physicians, scientists, researchers, MRI and imaging specialists dedicated to working collaboratively to innovatively improve successful prediction, prevention and outcomes in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. He received his medical degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Klinikum Coburg, teaching hospital of the University of Wurzburg, and completed clinical clerkships at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Harvard Medical School, University of Bristol, and University of Washington Medical Center. From there, he moved his training abroad where he completed Fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco, and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Society.

Dr. Marrouche has published his research findings in more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and prominent medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation and Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).