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Phillip S. Cuculich, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Areas

Cardiovascular Disease
Electrophysiology
Arrhythmia
Cardiology

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Arrhythmias, inherited/genetic syndromes, sudden cardiac death, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News
  • Financial Disclosures

Location(s)

Location(s)

Parkland Health Center - Farmington

1103-1105 West Liberty Street
Farmington, MO 63640

Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-454-5211

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-454-5211

Education

Education

B.S.: Biochemistry, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 1997
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 2001
Residency: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University at McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 2004
Chief Resident: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University at McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 2005
Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Response by Robinson et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Phase I/II Trial of Electrophysiology-Guided Noninvasive Cardiac Radioablation for Ventricular Tachycardia".
Robinson CG, Knutson NC, Samson PP, Cuculich PS
Circulation. 2019 Jul 2; 140(1)e3-e4. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040793.

PMID:
    31549873
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ablation using 3D maps adjusted for spatial displacement of premature ventricular complexes relative to sinus beats: Improving precision by correcting for the shift.
Steyers CM 3rd, Sodhi S, Faddis MN, Cooper DH, Cuculich PS, Noheria A
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Aug 19; doi: 10.1111/jce.14120.

PMID:
    31424125
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Radiation Therapy Workflow and Dosimetric Analysis from a Phase 1/2 Trial of Noninvasive Cardiac Radioablation for Ventricular Tachycardia.
Knutson NC, Samson PP, Hugo GD, Goddu SM, Reynoso FJ, Kavanaugh JA, Mutic S, Moore K, Hilliard J, Cuculich PS, Robinson CG
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Aug 1; 104(5)1114-1123. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.04.005.

PMID:
    31002942
    [PubMed - in process]
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Noninvasive high-resolution electromyometrial imaging of uterine contractions in a translational sheep model.
Wu W, Wang H, Zhao P, Talcott M, Lai S, McKinstry RC, Woodard PK, Macones GA, Schwartz AL, Cahill AG, Cuculich PS, Wang Y
Sci Transl Med. 2019 Mar 13; 11(483)pii: eaau1428. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aau1428.

PMID:
    30867320
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lessons Learned From the First Human Low-Field MRI Guided Radiation Therapy of the Heart in the Presence of an Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator.
Gach HM, Green OL, Cuculich PS, Wittland EJ, Marko A, Luchtefeld ME, Entwistle JM, Yang D, Wilber DJ, Mutic S, Robinson CG
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Jul - Aug; 9(4)274-279. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2019.02.003.

PMID:
    30790716
    [PubMed - in process]
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Atrial Flutter With Narrow QRS Complexes in a Patient With Pacemaker.
Zhang S, Cuculich PS, Noheria A
Circulation. 2019 Jan 15; 139(3)407-409. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.038227.

PMID:
    30640540
    [PubMed - in process]
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Interaction of cardiac implantable electronic device and patent foramen ovale in ischemic stroke: A case-only study.
Agboola KM, Lee JM, Liu X, Novak E, Cuculich PS, Cooper DH, Noheria A
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 Mar; 42(3)341-348. doi: 10.1111/pace.13599.

PMID:
    30620091
    [PubMed - in process]
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Phase I/II Trial of Electrophysiology-Guided Noninvasive Cardiac Radioablation for Ventricular Tachycardia.
Robinson CG, Samson PP, Moore KMS, Hugo GD, Knutson N, Mutic S, Goddu SM, Lang A, Cooper DH, Faddis M, Noheria A, Smith TW, Woodard PK, Gropler RJ, Hallahan DE, Rudy Y, Cuculich PS
Circulation. 2019 Jan 15; 139(3)313-321. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.038261.

PMID:
    30586734
    [PubMed - in process]
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Noninvasive Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia.
Cuculich PS, Robinson CG
N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 26; 378(17)1651-1652. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1802625.

PMID:
    29694814
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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February 12th Question.
Noheria A, Cuculich PS
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2018 Feb; 11(2)e006209. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.118.006209.

PMID:
    29440188
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Noninvasive Cardiac Radiation for Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia.
Cuculich PS, Schill MR, Kashani R, Mutic S, Lang A, Cooper D, Faddis M, Gleva M, Noheria A, Smith TW, Hallahan D, Rudy Y, Robinson CG
N Engl J Med. 2017 Dec 14; 377(24)2325-2336. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1613773.

PMID:
    29236642
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Electrophysiological Substrate of Early Repolarization Syndrome: Noninvasive Mapping in Patients.
Zhang J, Hocini M, Strom M, Cuculich PS, Cooper DH, Sacher F, Haïssaguerre M, Rudy Y
JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Aug; 3(8)894-904. doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2016.12.017.

PMID:
    29130071
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Methodology Considerations in Phase Mapping of Human Cardiac Arrhythmias.
Vijayakumar R, Vasireddi SK, Cuculich PS, Faddis MN, Rudy Y
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Nov; 9(11)pii: e004409.

PMID:
    27906655
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrophysiologic Scar Substrate in Relation to VT: Noninvasive High-Resolution Mapping and Risk Assessment with ECGI.
Zhang J, Cooper DH, Desouza KA, Cuculich PS, Woodard PK, Smith TW, Rudy Y
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 39(8)781-91. doi: 10.1111/pace.12882.

PMID:
    27197804
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Introduction to noninvasive cardiac mapping.
Bear L, Cuculich PS, Bernus O, Efimov I, Dubois R
Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2015 Mar; 7(1)1-16. doi: 10.1016/j.ccep.2014.11.015.

PMID:
    25784020
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pericardial invasion: lessons learned from surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Cuculich PS, Cooper DH
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 22; 63(15)1520-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.12.019.

PMID:
    24486274
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incremental risk of the Cox-maze IV procedure for patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing mitral valve surgery.
Saint LL, Damiano RJ Jr, Cuculich PS, Guthrie TJ, Moon MR, Munfakh NA, Maniar HS
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov; 146(5)1072-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.06.048.

PMID:
    23998785
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Noninvasive mapping of ventricular activation in patients with transplanted hearts.
Desouza KA, Joseph SM, Cuculich PS, Ewald GA, Rudy Y
J Electrocardiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 46(6)698-701. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2013.05.005.

PMID:
    23773656
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors and risk of pacemaker implantation after the Cox-maze IV procedure.
Robertson JO, Cuculich PS, Saint LL, Schuessler RB, Moon MR, Lawton J, Damiano RJ, Maniar HS
Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun; 95(6)2015-20; disussion 2020-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.064.

PMID:
    23642681
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Continuous ECGI mapping of spontaneous VT initiation, continuation, and termination with antitachycardia pacing.
Zhang J, Desouza KA, Cuculich PS, Cooper DH, Chen J, Rudy Y
Heart Rhythm. 2013 Aug; 10(8)1244-5. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.01.001.

PMID:
    22222277
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2018:

Company Name: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,000 - $19,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019