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Charles Love, M.D.

Member of the Faculty (P);
Department of Medicine (Cardio Div)

Clinical Addresses

NYU Heart Rhythm Center
403 EAST 34TH STREET
4TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-8880
Fax: 212-263-0625

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Medical Specialties

Cardiology

Medical Expertise

Pacemaker/ICD Lead Removal/Extraction, Cardiac Arrhythmias, Pacemaker, Biventricular ICDs, Electrophysiology, Syncope, Ablations, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Love specializes in the techniques of implanting heart rhythm devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices, and hemodynamic monitoring devices. He is best known for his work in extraction of chronically implanted pacing and defibrillator leads. He is recognized as a pioneer and one of the top lead extraction experts in the world. Dr. Love has participated in numerous clinical trials, and regularly consults with cardiac rhythm device companies, extraction device companies and other biomedical companies regarding the design of new devices. He has implanted over 7000 devices and has removed in excess of 3000 pacing and defibrillator leads. He has authored many papers and book chapters, as well as a single author book on basic cardiac pacing and defibrillation.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, GHI CBP, HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, WELLCARE CHLD HLTH, WELLCARE FAM HLTH WELLCARE MEDICAID, WELLCARE MEDICARE

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Board Certification

1986 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
1989 — Ab Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
2004 — Ab Internal Medicine (Cardiac Electrophysiology)

Education

1978-1983 — University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Education
1983-1984 — Ohio State Univ Medical Center (No Value Specified), Internship
1984-1986 — Ohio State Univ.College of Medicine and Public Health (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1984-1986 — Ohio State Univ Medical Center (No Value Specified), Internship
1986-1988 — Ohio State Univ.College of Medicine and Public Health (No Value Specified), Clinical Fellowships
1987-1988 — Ohio State Univ.College of Medicine and Public Health (Cardiovascular Dis.), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

Contact:
http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Implantable devices: Design, manufacturing, and malfunction
Ellenbogen, KA; Love, CJ
2014 ;6(2):xv-xvi, Cardiac electrophysiology clinics
— id: 1062482, year: 2014, vol: 6, page: xv, stat: Journal Article,

Complications and errors made in lead extraction
Love, CJ; Kennergren, C
2014 ;6(2):355-360, Cardiac electrophysiology clinics
— id: 1062402, year: 2014, vol: 6, page: 355, stat: Journal Article,

Multicenter Experience with Extraction of the Riata/Riata ST ICD Lead
Maytin, Melanie; Wilkoff, Bruce L; Brunner, Michael; Cronin, Edmond; Love, Charles J; Grazia Bongiorni, Maria; Segreti, Luca; Carrillo, Roger G; Garisto, Juan D; Kutalek, Steven; Subzposh, Faiz; Fischer, Avi; Coffey, James O; Gangireddy, Sandeep R; Saba, Samir; Mittal, Suneet; Arshad, Aysha; O'Keefe, Ryan Michael; Henrikson, Charles A; Belott, Peter; John, Roy M; Epstein, Laurence M
2014 May;:494-496, Heart rhythm
— id: 1013042, year: 2014, vol: , page: 494, stat: Journal Article,

Superior vena cava defibrillator coils make transvenous lead extraction more challenging and riskier
Epstein, Laurence M; Love, Charles J; Wilkoff, Bruce L; Chung, Mina K; Hackler, Joseph W; Bongiorni, Maria Grazia; Segreti, Luca; Carrillo, Roger G; Baltodano, Pablo; Fischer, Avi; Kennergren, Charles; Viklund, Roger; Mittal, Suneet; Arshad, Aysha; Ellenbogen, Kenneth A; John, Roy M; Maytin, Melanie
2013 Mar;61(9):987-989, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 803162, year: 2013, vol: 61, page: 987, stat: Journal Article,

Impact of international normalized ratio and activated clotting time on unfractionated heparin dosing during ablation of atrial fibrillation
Hamam, Ismail; Daoud, Emile G; Zhang, Jianying; Kalbfleisch, Steven J; Augostini, Ralph; Winner, Marshall; Tsai, Shane; Rhodes, Troy E; Houmsse, Mahmoud; Liu, Zhenguo; Love, Charles J; Tyler, Jaret; Sachdev, Molly; Weiss, Raul; Hummel, John D
2013 Jun;6(3):491-496, Circulation. Arrhythmia & electrophysiology
— id: 803142, year: 2013, vol: 6, page: 491, stat: Journal Article,

An implantable left atrial pressure sensor lead designed for percutaneous extraction using standard techniques
Pretorius, Victor; Birgersdotter-Green, Ulrika; Heywood, J Thomas; Hafelfinger, Werner; Gutfinger, Dan E; Eigler, Neal L; Love, Charles J; Abraham, William T
2013 May;36(5):570-577, Pacing & clinical electrophysiology
— id: 803152, year: 2013, vol: 36, page: 570, stat: Journal Article,

Postoperative performance of the Quartet(R) left ventricular heart lead
Tomassoni, Gery; Baker, James; Corbisiero, Raffaele; Love, Charles; Martin, David; Niazi, Imran; Sheppard, Robert; Worley, Seth; Beau, Scott; Greer, G Stephen; Aryana, Arash; Cao, Michael; Harbert, Nicole; Zhang, Suhong
2013 Apr;24(4):449-456, Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
— id: 803132, year: 2013, vol: 24, page: 449, stat: Journal Article,

Feasibility of using multivector impedance to monitor pulmonary congestion in heart failure patients
Binkley, Philip F; Porterfield, James G; Porterfield, Linda M; Beau, Scott L; Corbisiero, Raffaele; Greer, G Stephen; Love, Charles J; Turkel, Melanie; Bjorling, Anders; Qu, Fujian; Farazi, Taraneh G
2012 Nov;35(2):197-206, Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology
— id: 803172, year: 2012, vol: 35, page: 197, stat: Journal Article,

ICD replacement using a functioning Fidelis lead: vigilance is the word
Love, Charles J
2012 Sep;9(9):1452-1453, Heart rhythm
— id: 803192, year: 2012, vol: 9, page: 1452, stat: Journal Article,

Update on indications, techniques, and complications of cardiac implantable device lead extraction
Love, Charles J
2012 Oct;14(5):565-570, Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine
— id: 803182, year: 2012, vol: 14, page: 565, stat: Journal Article,

Perioperative management of anticoagulation in patients undergoing cardiac rhythm device procedures: a bridge to nowhere?
Love, Charles J
2010 Apr;33(4):383-384, Pacing & clinical electrophysiology
— id: 803212, year: 2010, vol: 33, page: 383, stat: Journal Article,

Multicenter experience with extraction of the Sprint Fidelis implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead
Maytin, Melanie; Love, Charles J; Fischer, Avi; Carrillo, Roger G; Garisto, Juan D; Bongiorni, Maria Grazia; Segreti, Luca; John, Roy M; Michaud, Gregory F; Albert, Christine M; Epstein, Laurence M
2010 Aug;56(8):646-650, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 803202, year: 2010, vol: 56, page: 646, stat: Journal Article,

Novel visualization of intracardiac pacing lead extractions: methodologies performed within isolated canine hearts
Love, Charles J; Ahlberg, Sarah E; Hiniduma-Lokuge, Prasanga; Brabec, Scott; Iaizzo, Paul A
2009 Jan;24(1):27-31, Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology
— id: 803232, year: 2009, vol: 24, page: 27, stat: Journal Article,

Transvenous lead extraction: Heart Rhythm Society expert consensus on facilities, training, indications, and patient management: this document was endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA)
Wilkoff, Bruce L; Love, Charles J; Byrd, Charles L; Bongiorni, Maria Grazia; Carrillo, Roger G; Crossley, George H 3rd; Epstein, Laurence M; Friedman, Richard A; Kennergren, Charles E H; Mitkowski, Przemyslaw; Schaerf, Raymond H M; Wazni, Oussama M
2009 Jul;6(7):1085-1104, Heart rhythm
— id: 803222, year: 2009, vol: 6, page: 1085, stat: Journal Article,

Device interactions in patients with advanced cardiomyopathy
Mehta, Rohit; Doshi, Amit A; Hasan, Ayesha K; Love, Charles J; Pizzuto, Marg; Sai-Sudhakar, Chittoor; Chan, David P
2008 Apr;51(16):1613-1614, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 803252, year: 2008, vol: 51, page: 1613, stat: Journal Article,

Extraction of transvenous pacing and ICD leads
Smith, Macy C; Love, Charles J
2008 Jun;31(6):736-752, Pacing & clinical electrophysiology
— id: 803242, year: 2008, vol: 31, page: 736, stat: Journal Article,

HRS/EHRA Expert Consensus on the Monitoring of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED): Description of Techniques, Indications, Personnel, Frequency and Ethical Considerations
Wilkoff, Bruce L; Auricchio, Angelo; Brugada, Josep; Cowie, Martin; Ellenbogen, Kenneth A; Gillis, Anne M; Hayes, David L; Howlett, Jonathan G; Kautzner, Josef; Love, Charles J; Morgan, John M; Priori, Silvia G; Reynolds, Dwight W; Schoenfeld, Mark H; Vardas, Panos E
2008 Jun;10(6):707-725, Europace
— id: 78936, year: 2008, vol: 10, page: 707, stat: Journal Article,

HRS/EHRA expert consensus on the monitoring of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs): description of techniques, indications, personnel, frequency and ethical considerations
Wilkoff, Bruce L; Auricchio, Angelo; Brugada, Josep; Cowie, Martin; Ellenbogen, Kenneth A; Gillis, Anne M; Hayes, David L; Howlett, Jonathan G; Kautzner, Josef; Love, Charles J; Morgan, John M; Priori, Silvia G; Reynolds, Dwight W; Schoenfeld, Mark H; Vardas, Panos E
2008 Jun;5(6):907-925, Heart rhythm
— id: 97074, year: 2008, vol: 5, page: 907, stat: Journal Article,

Lead extraction
Love, Charles J
2007 Sep;4(9):1238-1243, Heart rhythm
— id: 803262, year: 2007, vol: 4, page: 1238, stat: Journal Article,

Extraction of pacing leads: overview of current techniques
Love, Charles J; Smith, Macy C
2006 Nov;17(11):1257-1261, Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
— id: 803272, year: 2006, vol: 17, page: 1257, stat: Journal Article,

Improved extraction of ePTFE and medical adhesive modified defibrillation leads from the coronary sinus and great cardiac vein
Wilkoff, Bruce L; Belott, Peter H; Love, Charles J; Scheiner, Avram; Westlund, Randy; Rippy, Marian; Krishnan, Mohan; Norlander, Barry E; Steinhaus, Bruce; Emmanuel, Janson; Zeller, Peter J
2005 Mar;28(3):205-211, Pacing & clinical electrophysiology
— id: 803282, year: 2005, vol: 28, page: 205, stat: Journal Article,

Time intervals of cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure
Baker, Cindy; Love, Charles J; Moeschberger, Melvin L; Orsinelli, David A; Yamokoski, Laura; Leier, Carl V
2004 Nov;94(9):1192-1196, American journal of cardiology
— id: 803292, year: 2004, vol: 94, page: 1192, stat: Journal Article,

The digital pacemaker
Love, Charles J
2004 Jun;27(6 Pt 1):707-708, Pacing & clinical electrophysiology
— id: 803302, year: 2004, vol: 27, page: 707, stat: Journal Article,

Clinical study of the laser sheath for lead extraction: the total experience in the United States
Byrd, Charles L; Wilkoff, Bruce L; Love, Charles J; Sellers, T Duncan; Reiser, Christopher
2002 May;25(5):804-808, Pacing & clinical electrophysiology
— id: 803312, year: 2002, vol: 25, page: 804, stat: Journal Article,