The Successful Journey of M.D. Andrea Natale

Dr. Natale AndreaDr. Andrea Natale is an American clinical cardiac electrophysiologist based in Austin, Texas. The two-time nominee for the Best Doctors in America award is the epitome of medical success. Born in Syracuse, Italy, Dr. Natale graduated with a medical degree from the University of Florence. He then went to the Catholic University School of Cardiology, and finished his fellowship at Western Ontario and Wisconsin universities.

He has held several distinguished positions in different institutes. Currently, he is the Executive Medical Director at Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St David’s Medical Centre. He also holds a similar position at Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute at St Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Centre. He has also been a Medical Director at the Cleveland Clinic.

Apart from being a practicing Arrhythmia specialist, Dr. Natale is a distinguished researcher. In 2019, he joined Ninety One as Chief of the Medical Advisory and Research Board. He was tasked with leading their AI-based research in electrophysiology. He has received many awards for his contributions to new technologies aimed at helping Arrhythmia patients, some of which include the Innovator of the Year Award in 2004, 2005, and 2006 – during his time in Cleveland.

Andrea Natale believes in the sharing of knowledge. He started the EP Live annual, which brings together cardiologists, innovators, and electrophysiologists to deliberate over arrhythmia. He has been a faculty member in several high-ranking institutions. These include Stanford, Duke, and Case Western universities. Furthermore, Dr. Natale has also authored a number of books, like Cardioembolic Stroke, that was released in 2016. He is the current editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Cardiac Electrophysiology. Thanks to his knowledge, he sits on several other editorial boards.

Dr. Natale has made a name for himself in the medical field. For instance, he was the first electrophysiologist in the U.S. to perform a percutaneous epicardial radiofrequency ablation.

When it comes to appraisals, his patients and peers adore his work. He currently has a 134 ratings on Healthgrades with a near five-star rating. In addition, most of his patients describe him as a great listener who explains diagnostics well. He also offers telehealth appointments, and has in-depth skills in arrhythmia. One notable success with patients was when he helped Ryan Wiseman, a young affiber, get his health back.

Due to his efforts, he has received many awards. In 2012, he was honored with the First Humanitarian Award. In addition, his patients voted in his favor for the 2017 Eric N. Prystowsky Award for Patients’ Advocacy. He also holds the 2018 Star of Texas Healthcare Award for his commitment, innovations, and humanitarianism.