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Peter Kudenchuk

PETER J. KUDENCHUK, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

 
Professor of Medicine
 
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
 
 
 
University of Washington Medical Center
 
1959 N.E. Pacific Street
 
Box 356422
 
Seattle, WA 98195-6422
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 
  • Fellowship, Cardiology/Electro-physiology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1985
  • Fellowship, Cardiology/Electro-physiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1983
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1982
  • MD, (with honor in Medicine), University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1979 
  • BS (magna cum laude), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1975
 


 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1992, 2001
  • North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
     (Special Competency in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology; Testamur Naspexam), 1988
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 1987
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, 1985
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1982
 


 

AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE

 
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • American Heart Association National Subcommittee on Advanced Cardiac Life Support
 
  
 

SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 
  • Named one of the "Best Doctors" in Seattle & in America
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Paul B. Beeson Teaching Award
  • Principal Investigator, NIH Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium
 
 

​CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS​

 

 Selected Publications

 
 
Kudenchuk PJ, Redshaw JD, Stubbs BA, Fahrenbruch CE, Dumas F, Phelps R, Blackwood J, Rea TD, Eisenberg MS "Impact of changes in resuscitation practice on survival and neurological outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resulting from nonshockable arrhythmias." Circulation 2012 Apr; 125; 14; 1787-94
 
 
Hostler D, Everson-Stewart S, Rea TD, Stiell IG, Callaway CW, Kudenchuk PJ, Sears GK, Emerson SS, Nichol G "Effect of real-time feedback during cardiopulmonary resuscitation outside hospital: prospective, cluster-randomised trial." BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2011 ; 342; ; d512
 
 
Weisfeldt ML, Everson-Stewart S, Sitlani C, Rea T, Aufderheide TP, Atkins DL, Bigham B, Brooks SC, Foerster C, Gray R, Ornato JP, Powell J, Kudenchuk PJ, Morrison LJ "Ventricular tachyarrhythmias after cardiac arrest in public versus at home." The New England journal of medicine 2011 Jan; 364; 4; 313-21
 
 
Aufderheide TP, Nichol G, Rea TD, Brown SP, Leroux BG, Pepe PE, Kudenchuk PJ, Christenson J, Daya MR, Dorian P, Callaway CW, Idris AH, Andrusiek D, Stephens SW, Hostler D, Davis DP, Dunford JV, Pirrallo RG, Stiell IG, Clement CM, Craig A, Van Ottingham L, Schmidt TA, Wang HE, Weisfeldt ML, Ornato JP, Sopko G "A trial of an impedance threshold device in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest." The New England journal of medicine 2011 Sep; 365; 9; 798-806
 
 
Stiell IG, Nichol G, Leroux BG, Rea TD, Ornato JP, Powell J, Christenson J, Callaway CW, Kudenchuk PJ, Aufderheide TP, Idris AH, Daya MR, Wang HE, Morrison LJ, Davis D, Andrusiek D, Stephens S, Cheskes S, Schmicker RH, Fowler R, Vaillancourt C, Hostler D, Zive D, Pirrallo RG, Vilke GM, Sopko G, Weisfeldt M "Early versus later rhythm analysis in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest." The New England journal of medicine 2011 Sep; 365; 9; 787-97