Doctor, Writer, and Teacher in Austin, Texas
Dr. Andrea Natale is well-distinguished in the field of electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine. He has also been recognized globally as an excellent clinician, dedicated instructor, and an accomplished researcher and inventor.
Over the last 35 years, he has brought a wide range of medical experience and expertise to patients in the U.S., along with developing a variety of innovative technologies to help patients worldwide improve their heart health.
Based in Austin, Texas, Dr. Andrea Natale regularly lectures at hundreds of medical symposiums and conferences around the world. His extensive teaching background includes faculty positions at Stanford University and Duke University. He was also a member of the Cardiovascular Medicine Department at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Natale is part of the editorial boards of several prestigious medical journals including Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review, the Austin Journal of Clinical Cardiology, and the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology JCE. Dr. Natale has also been the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology since 2018.
His pioneering accomplishments in this ever-evolving field of medicine include the creation of a circumferential ultrasound vein-ablation system. Dr. Andrea Natale also created a variety of other useful tools for catheter-based atrial fibrillation. He was the first cardiac electrophysiologist in the U.S. to perform a groundbreaking radiofrequency-based ablation for cardiac patients who were unable to benefit from conventional methods.
His professional background includes leading positions such as the Head of Cardiovascular Physiopathology at the Italian Air Force Research Centre, Head of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories at Duke University, and Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Department at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Dr. Natale is highly regarded by patients and peers, and holds positions at other hospitals, and medical centers around the country, including Scripps Memorial Hospital and Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. He maintains excellent collaborative relationships with physicians all over the world. Throughout his tenures, he has trained hundreds of EP fellows worldwide, who are now established in their field and consider him to be a uniquely generous and dedicated mentor.