UA Sarver Heart Center Welcomes Cardiac Electrophysiologist Dr. Mathew Hutchinson


The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center welcomes Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, as the new director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program in the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.

Board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, Dr. Hutchinson specializes in treating complex heart rhythm disorders, such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

Dr. Hutchinson comes from University of Pennsylvania where he was  an associate professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. He completed his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine and his medical residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston. His cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships were completed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hutchinson cares for patients with complex arrhythmia disorders, as well as adult congenital heart disease and arrhythmias. His clinical research activities focus on developing new techniques to improve procedural outcomes in patients with atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. He is internationally renowned for his work in the use of imaging to characterize arrhythmia substrate in patients with structural heart disease.

“Dr. Hutchinson’s international reputation as a clinician and scientist will strengthen and expand our arrhythmia practice, which already provides outstanding patient care, including remarkable outcomes for some very complex procedures, ” said Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the UA Sarver Heart Center and chief of the Division of Cardiology.

For patient appointments, please call 520-MyHeart (694-4327).

About the UA Sarver Heart Center

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s 143 members include faculty from cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiology, neurology, vascular surgery, radiology, endocrinology, emergency medicine, nursing, pharmacy and basic sciences. The UA Sarver Heart Center emphasizes a highly collaborative research environment, fostering innovative translational or “bench-to-bedside” research and working toward a future free of heart disease and stroke. If you would like to give permission for Sarver Heart Center to contact you about heart research studies, please complete a Cardiology Research Registry Information Form.