Nils A. Guttenplan, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Cardiology (Heart), Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine
- Medical Education
- New York Medical College
- St. Vincent's Medical Center
- Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
New York University Medical Center
- Main Location
- Administrative Title
- Attending Physician
- Clinical Focus
Dr. Guttenplan is committed to improving the patient's quality of life and prognosis across the spectrum of heart rhythm disorders. All contemporary approaches including pacemakers, defibrillators, catheter ablations, and left atrial appendage occlusion devices are drawn upon to achieve this aim.
- Research Focus
Dr. Guttenplan is the principle investigator at Montefiore in an outcomes study of a left ventricular quadrapolar pacing lead. During the study he as adapted the use of an interventional snare technique. This approach has allowed for successful left ventricular lead placement, that would not have been possible with the conventional approach. Dr. Guttenplan is also a co-investigator in the division's ablation studies.
- View Dr. Guttenplan's publications on PubMed
In addition to his work at Montefiore's Bronx campus, Dr. Guttenplan's outreach efforts have provided access to our expertise to patients in West Chester County.
Nils A. Guttenplan, MD, is an Attending Physician in the Cardiology Department at Montefiore. His clinical focus is improving the patient's quality of life and prognosis across the spectrum of heart rhythm disorders. He has an interest in all contemporary approaches to achieve this aim, including pacemakers, defibrillators, catheter ablations, and left atrial appendage occlusion devices. Dr. Guttenplan joined the Montefiore team in 2018.
Dr. Guttenplan attended New York Medical College where he received his Doctor of Medicine. In 2004, Dr. Guttenplan completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at New York University.
Dr. Guttenplan is the Principal Investigator in a study on left ventricular quadripolar pacing lead. During the study, he has developed the use of an interventional snare technique that has allowed for successful left ventricular lead placement that would not have been possible with the conventional approach. Dr. Guttenplan is also a co-Investigator in the division's ablation studies. His work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.