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George F. Van Hare, MD

Louis Larrick Ward Professor, Pediatrics
Director, David Goldring Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Co-director, St Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Arrhythmia - Pediatric

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Heart rhythm disorders in children, and in adults with congenital heart disease; radiofrequency catheter ablation, cryoablation, pacemaker, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, (ICD), implantation and follow-up.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Education

Education

B.S. (Chemistry): Bates College, Lewiston, Maine 1980
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, CA 1989
Fellowship: Electrophysiology (Adult), University of California San Francisco, CA 1988
Visiting Fellowship: Pediatric Electrophysiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 1989
Medical Degree: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington CT 1980
Residency: Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1983
Chief Resident: Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1984
Fellowship: General Academic Pediatrics, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, OH 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Performance Evaluation of Mixed Reality Display for Guidance During Transcatheter Cardiac Mapping and Ablation.
Southworth MK, Silva JNA, Blume WM, Van Hare GF, Dalal AS, Silva JR
IEEE J Transl Eng Health Med. 2020; 81900810. doi: 10.1109/JTEHM.2020.3007031.

PMID:
    32742821
    [PubMed]
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Institutional experience of healthy pediatric patients presenting with atrial fibrillation who had an electrophysiology study.
Orr WB, Stanley C, Dalal A, Zoeller B, Van Hare GF, Avari Silva JN
J Card Surg. 2020 May; 35(5)1004-1009. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14506.

PMID:
    32163635
    [PubMed - in process]
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Catheter Ablation in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease: A Modern Perspective.
Silva JNA, Van Hare GF
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2019 Nov; 12(11)e008019. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.119.008019.

PMID:
    31722542
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Challenges in Ablation of Complex Congenital Heart Disease.
Van Hare GF
Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2019 Dec; 11(4)711-718. doi: 10.1016/j.ccep.2019.08.002.

PMID:
    31706477
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perspective. Digoxin for interstage single ventricle patients: What could possibly go wrong?
Van Hare GF
Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 May; 14(3)321-323. doi: 10.1111/chd.12760.

PMID:
    31183954
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dichotomous roles of TBX3 in the establishment of atrioventricular conduction pathways in the human heart.
Nguyen HH, Grange DK, Johnson MC, Van Hare GF, Jay PY
HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2019 Feb; 5(2)109-111. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.11.005.

PMID:
    30820409
    [PubMed]
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2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Stout KK, Daniels CJ, Aboulhosn JA, Bozkurt B, Broberg CS, Colman JM, Crumb SR, Dearani JA, Fuller S, Gurvitz M, Khairy P, Landzberg MJ, Saidi A, Valente AM, Van Hare GF
Circulation. 2019 Apr 2; 139(14)e637-e697. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000602.

PMID:
    30586768
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Stout KK, Daniels CJ, Aboulhosn JA, Bozkurt B, Broberg CS, Colman JM, Crumb SR, Dearani JA, Fuller S, Gurvitz M, Khairy P, Landzberg MJ, Saidi A, Valente AM, Van Hare GF
Circulation. 2019 Apr 2; 139(14)e698-e800. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000603.

PMID:
    30586767
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perspective on the New American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.
Van Hare GF
J Innov Card Rhythm Manag. 2018 Dec; 9(12)3466-3468. doi: 10.19102/icrm.2018.091209.

PMID:
    32494482
    [PubMed]
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Can smartphone wireless ECGs be used to accurately assess ECG intervals in pediatrics? A comparison of mobile health monitoring to standard 12-lead ECG.
Gropler MRF, Dalal AS, Van Hare GF, Silva JNA
PLoS One. 2018; 13(9)e0204403. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204403.

PMID:
    30260996
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillators for Primary Prevention in Pediatric Patients: What's Next?
Van Hare GF
J Innov Card Rhythm Manag. 2018 Sep; 9(9)3303-3304. doi: 10.19102/icrm.2018.090906.

PMID:
    32494504
    [PubMed]
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2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Stout KK, Daniels CJ, Aboulhosn JA, Bozkurt B, Broberg CS, Colman JM, Crumb SR, Dearani JA, Fuller S, Gurvitz M, Khairy P, Landzberg MJ, Saidi A, Valente AM, Van Hare GF
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Apr 2; 73(12)1494-1563. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.08.1028.

PMID:
    30121240
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Stout KK, Daniels CJ, Aboulhosn JA, Bozkurt B, Broberg CS, Colman JM, Crumb SR, Dearani JA, Fuller S, Gurvitz M, Khairy P, Landzberg MJ, Saidi A, Valente AM, Van Hare GF
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Apr 2; 73(12)e81-e192. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.08.1029.

PMID:
    30121239
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SCN5A mutations in 442 neonates and children: genotype-phenotype correlation and identification of higher-risk subgroups.
Baruteau AE, Kyndt F, Behr ER, Vink AS, Lachaud M, Joong A, Schott JJ, Horie M, Denjoy I, Crotti L, Shimizu W, Bos JM, Stephenson EA, Wong L, Abrams DJ, Davis AM, Winbo A, Dubin AM, Sanatani S, Liberman L, Kaski JP, Rudic B, Kwok SY, Rieubland C, Tfelt-Hansen J, Van Hare GF, Guyomarc'h-Delasalle B, Blom NA, Wijeyeratne YD, Gourraud JB, Le Marec H, Ozawa J, Fressart V, Lupoglazoff JM, Dagradi F, Spazzolini C, Aiba T, Tester DJ, Zahavich LA, Beauséjour-Ladouceur V, Jadhav M, Skinner JR, Franciosi S, Krahn AD, Abdelsayed M, Ruben PC, Yung TC, Ackerman MJ, Wilde AA, Schwartz PJ, Probst V
Eur Heart J. 2018 Aug 14; 39(31)2879-2887. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy412.

PMID:
    30059973
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cybersecurity vulnerabilities of cardiac implantable electronic devices: Communication strategies for clinicians-Proceedings of the Heart Rhythm Society's Leadership Summit.
Slotwiner DJ, Deering TF, Fu K, Russo AM, Walsh MN, Van Hare GF
Heart Rhythm. 2018 Jul; 15(7)e61-e67. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.05.001.

PMID:
    29753946
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Leadership Letter.
Van Hare GF, Youngblood JH
Heart Rhythm. 2018 May; 15(5)641. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.03.018.

PMID:
    29709228
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Coronary sinus morphology in pediatric patients with supraventricular tachycardia.
Ambrose MB, Avari Silva JN, Rudokas M, Bowman TM, Murphy J, Van Hare GF
J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Mar; 51(2)163-168. doi: 10.1007/s10840-018-0323-5.

PMID:
    29397525
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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HRS is a global society.
Van Hare GF
Heart Rhythm. 2017 Dec; 14(12)1747. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.10.005.

PMID:
    29195546
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of intravenous sotalol in newborns with supraventricular tachycardia.
Kim H, Wolff J, Dalal A, Van Hare GF, Avari Silva JN
HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Jul; 3(7)332-335. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2017.03.010.

PMID:
    28748138
    [PubMed]
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Reveal LINQ Versus Reveal XT Implantable Loop Recorders: Intra- and Post-Procedural Comparison.
Nguyen HH, Law IH, Rudokas MW, Lampe J, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF, Avari Silva JN
J Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 187290-294. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.04.057.

PMID:
    28545873
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Multicenter clinical research in pediatric heart rhythm disorders; biology of atrioventricular node reentry; mapping and ablation of post-operative atrial and ventricular tachycardia.