- Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - MD
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut - Residency in Internal Medicine
- University of Virginia Medical Center - Fellowship in Cardiology
- University of Virginia Medical Center - Fellowship in Electrophysiology
Dr. James Hummel is a faculty member in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine within the Department of Medicine. As a cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Hummel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (electrical abnormalities of the heart). Prior to joining UW, Dr. Hummel was a member of the faculty at the University of Virginia and the University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Hummel has served as a peer reviewer for the American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology Study Section, and as a reviewer for the American Journal of Cardiology and Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.
Dr. Hummel’s clinical interests include minimally-invasive catheter procedures for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias, as well as implantation and management of cardiac devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators.
Dr. Hummel’s clinical research interests are geared towards better understanding of mechanisms and development of treatment strategies for atrial fibrillation.