Dr. Wathen brings new cardiac arrhythmia services to the practice. His sub-specialization is the study of heart rhythms. He is an expert in pacemakers, defibrillators and implanted monitors. Dr. Wathen has performed significant research in these devices and is recognized as a world leader in device treatment of fast and slow rhythms. Dr. Wathen is active in the Eagle Scouts and Boy Scouts as well as an avid golfer.
He joined Tennessee Heart in 2010.
Associations & Memberships:
Diplomat in the American College of Cardiology
Education & Fellowship:
Medical degree from the University of Louisville
Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University
Advanced training in Molecular Biology DNA Research
Training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at University of Western Ontario
Merck Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Fellowship in Cardiology at Baylor College
NIH K08 Clinical Investigator Electrophysiology Award
Benjamin F. Byrd II Medical Student Cardiovascular Research Award