Mathew Hutchinson, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Program, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

Dr. Mathew Hutchinson, board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, serves as the director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program. He specializes in the treatment of complex heart rhythm disorders, such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. 

Dr. Hutchinson comes to the University of Arizona Health Sciences from the 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 are centered 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. He has authored or co-authored nearly 100 research publications and serves as a reviewer or editorial board member on numerous publications, including The New England Journal of MedicineCirculationAmerican Journal of CardiologyHeart Rhythm, and the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

Specialties: 
Cardiology
Electrophysiology
Board Certifications: 
ABIM, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2008
ABIM, Cardiovascular Disease, 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003
National Board of Medical Examiners, 2001
Degrees: 
Clinical Epidemiology Certificate Program, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 2009
MD: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., 2000
BS (Biochemistry): Rhodes College, Memphis, Tenn., 1996
Fellowships: 
Electrophysiology Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2005-07
Fellow in Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2003-05
Honors and Awards: 
Mark E. Josephson Faculty Teaching Award, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2011
American College of Physicians/American Academy of Internal Medicine Clerkship Award, 2000
Cum Laude, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., 2000
American College of Physicians/American Academy of Internal Medicine Clerkship Award, 1999
Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo., 1999
Magna Cum Laude, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tenn., 1996
Phi Beta Kappa Society, 1996
Internships: 
Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, 2000-01
Residencies: 
Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, 2001-03