Ankur A. Karnik, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

MD, Stony Brook University

Dr. Karnik's research interests include atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, pacemakers, and cardiac resynchronization therapy.

2007 AAAS/Science Program: Excellence in Science Nomination
2005 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society: Inductee
2004-2005 American College of Physicians: Poster presentation 1st place winner
2000 Golden Key National Honor Society: Inductee

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  1. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Gaskill MD, Dermovsesian A, Monahan KM. High impedance alert with safety switching: An unreported hazard of hybrid pacing systems. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 07; 30(7):1102-1107.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30983092; PMCID: PMC6646075; DOI: 10.1111/jce.13941;
  2. Karnik AA, Gopal DM, Ko D, Benjamin EJ, Helm RH. Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: A Growing and Important Problem. Cardiol Clin. 2019 May; 37(2):119-129.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30926013; DOI: 10.1016/j.ccl.2019.01.001;
  3. Helm RH, Varkey SC, Karnik AA. Differential effective refractory period as a useful marker of multiple accessory pathways. J Arrhythm. 2019 Apr; 35(2):296-299.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31007797; PMCID: PMC6457381; DOI: 10.1002/joa3.12162;
  4. Karnik AA, Benjamin EJ, Trinquart L. Breast cancer and atrial fibrillation-A malignant combination? Heart Rhythm. 2019 03; 16(3):349-350.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30709773; PMCID: PMC7586373; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.11.016;
  5. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Monahan KM. Mechanisms and management of inappropriate therapy in subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 03; 30(3):402-409.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30576031
  6. Karnik AA, Awtry EH. Management of Inflammatory Cardiac Masses. Cardiol Res. 2018 Dec; 9(6):400-406.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30627294; PMCID: PMC6306126; DOI: 10.14740/cr801;
  7. Punjabi AH, Dermovsesian A, Karnik AA. T-wave oversensing is more dependent on ICD sensitivity algorithm than lead sensing configuration. J Electrocardiol. 2018 Jul - Aug; 51(4):734-737.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29997023
  8. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Monahan KM. Oversensing of Atrial Fibrillatory Waves in a Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. Heart Rhythm Case Reports. 2017; 3(4):e1-e6.
  9. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Monahan KM. Oversensing of atrial fibrillatory waves in a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Apr; 3(4):e1-e6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28491810; PMCID: PMC5419807; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2016.12.004;
  10. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Chatterjee SB, Monahan KM. Abdominal implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement in a patient requiring bilateral chest radiation therapy. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 Sep; 2(5):395-398.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28491719; PMCID: PMC5419943; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2016.04.009;
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Cardiac electrophysiology
Catheter ablation
Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and management
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