Miguel Valderrabano, MD, FACC

  • Houston Methodist cardiologist
  • Cardiac electrophysiology division director at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
  • Lois and Carl Davis Centennial Chair at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
  • Associate professor of medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Miguel Valderrabano, MD, FACC

Areas of Expertise

  • Ablation procedures
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Blood conservation
  • Electrophysiology
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • Pacemakers 

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology
BOARD CERTIFICATION, SUBSPECIALTY CERTIFICATION
Electrocardiography
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain | 1994
RESIDENCY
UCLA, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California | 1999
INTERNSHIP
UCLA, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California | 1997
FELLOWSHIP
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California | 2002
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California | 2003

Publications

Modern mapping and ablation techniques to treat ventricular arrhythmias from the left ventricular summit and interventricular septum
Romero, J, Shivkumar, K, Valderrabano, M, Diaz, JC, Alviz, I, Briceno, D, Natale, A & Di Biase, L 2020, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1609-1620. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.04.026

Structure Predicts (Dys)Function: Atrial Fibrosis, Function, and Incident Atrial Fibrillation
Valderrábano, M & Shah, DJ 2020, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 1701-1703. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.04.023

Ablation strategies for intramural ventricular arrhythmias
Neira, V, Santangeli, P, Futyma, P, Sapp, J, Valderrábano, M, Garcia, F & Enriquez, A 2020, Heart Rhythm, vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 1176-1184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.02.010


Incessant PVCs and Cardiomyopathy: Think Outside the Box
Senapati, A, Rojas, SF, Kurrelmeyer, K, Kassi, M, Valderrábano, M, Shah, DJ & Al-Mallah, MH 2020, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. e1. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-16-2-e1

Chemical mapping as a predictor of vein of Marshall ethanol ablative effects
Okishige, K, Shigeta, T, Nishimura, T, Nakamura, RA, Hirao, T, Yoshida, H, Yamauchi, Y, Keida, T, Sasano, T, Hirao, K & Valderrábano, M 2020, , PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 47-53. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.13839

Device Therapy for Sudden Cardiac Death Prophylaxis After Acute Coronary Syndrome: When and Why?
Beg, F, Valderrabano, M & Schurmann, P 2020, , Current Cardiology Reports, vol. 22, no. 1, 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11886-020-1255-0

Comparative study of cryoballoon versus radiofrequency for pulmonary vein isolation when combined with vein of marshall ethanol infusion for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Okishige, K, Kawaguchi, N, Iwai, S, Yamauchi, Y, Keida, T, Sasano, T, Hirao, K & Valderrabano, M 2020, , Journal of Atrial Fibrillation, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.4022/JAFIB.2253

NS5806 Induces Electromechanically Discordant Alternans and Arrhythmogenic Voltage-Calcium Dynamics in the Isolated Intact Rabbit Heart
Wang, S, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Kreidieh, B, Valderrábano, L, Hemam, M, Tavares, L, Blanco, E & Valderrábano, M 2019, Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 10, 1509. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01509

Vein of Marshall ethanol infusion for persistent atrial fibrillation: VENUS and MARS clinical trial design
Valderrábano, M, Peterson, LE, Bunge, R, Prystash, M, Dave, AS, Nagueh, S & Kleiman, NS 2019, , American Heart Journal, vol. 215, pp. 52-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.04.022

Clinical impact of ethanol infusion into the vein of Marshall on the mitral isthmus area evaluated by atrial electrograms recorded inside the coronary sinus
Kawaguchi, N, Okishige, K, Yamauchi, Y, Kurabayashi, M, Nakamura, T, Keida, T, Sasano, T, Hirao, K & Valderrábano, M 2019, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1030-1038. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.01.031

Evidence of relevant electrical connection between the left atrial appendage and the great cardiac vein during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
Di Biase, L, Romero, J, Briceno, D, Valderrábano, M, Sanchez, JE, Della Rocca, DG, Mohanty, P, Horton, R, Gallinghouse, GJ, Mohanty, S, Trivedi, C, Beheiry, S, Gianni, C, Elayi, CS, Burkhardt, JD & Natale, A 2019, Heart Rhythm, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1039-1046. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.02.009

Cardiac Afferent Denervation Abolishes Ganglionated Plexi and Sympathetic Responses to Apnea: Implications for Atrial Fibrillation
Tavares, L, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Kreidieh, B, Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Chen, J, Wang, S, Markovits, J, Barrios, R & Valderrábano, M 2019, , Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, vol. 12, no. 6, e006942. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.118.006942

Permanent His-bundle pacing from the right atrium in patients with prosthetic tricuspid valve
Fuentes Rojas, SC, Schurmann, PA, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Lustgarten, D & Valderrábano, M 2019, , HeartRhythm Case Reports, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 244-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2019.01.009

Retrograde venous ethanol ablation for ventricular tachycardia
Tavares, L & Valderrábano, M 2019, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 478-483. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.09.010

Left atrial appendage closure with the Watchman device using intracardiac vs transesophageal echocardiography: Procedural and cost considerations
Hemam, ME, Kuroki, K, Schurmann, PA, Dave, AS, Rodríguez, DA, Sáenz, LC, Reddy, VY & Valderrábano, M 2019, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 334-342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.12.013

Coronary vein defibrillator coil placement in patients with high defibrillation thresholds
Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Kreidieh, B, Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Álvarez, P, Schurmann, P, Dave, A & Valderrábano, M 2019, Journal of Arrhythmia, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 79-85. https://doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12136

Improving ablation results in persistent AF: Is ethanol the answer?
Valderrábano, M 2019, , Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 1229-1230. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.13971

Device-Related Thrombus: A Reason for Concern?
Hannawi, B, Beg, F, Valderrábano, M & Kurrelmeyer, KM 2019, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 77-80. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-15-1-77

A Fluttering Heart: A Storm is Brewing
Rothstein, P & Valderrábano, M 2019, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. e3.

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish