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Jordan Prutkin


Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center 


University of Washington Medical Center
1959 NE Pacific Street
Campus Box 356422
Seattle, WA 98195-6422




  • Certificate in Medical Management, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2016
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2009
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2005
  • MHS, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2002
  • MD, Yale College, New Haven, CT, 2002
  • BS, Yale College, New Haven, CT, 1997



  • Cardiovascular Disease, November, 2008 
  • Electrophysiology, November, 2009


  • Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Device Infections
  • Pacemaker, ICD and Biventricular Device Implantation
  • Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias including Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, and Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Arrhythmias in Athletes



  • Sports Cardiology including Arrhythmias, Pacemaker/ICDs, and related issues in Athletes

  • Pacemaker and ICD infections and other complications

  • The Subcutaneous ICD


 Selected Publications

Prutkin JM, Ackerman MJ, Drezner JD. Athletes with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Can they return to competitive sports? Heart, 2016; 102:93-94.
Drezner JA, Prutkin, JM, Harmon KG, O’Kane JW, Pelto HF, Rao AL, Hassebrock JD, Petek BJ, Teteak C, Timonen M, Zigman M, Owens DS. Cardiovascular Screening in College Athletes: A 4-year analysis from the University of Washington. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;65:2353-2355.
Asif IM, Prutkin JM. Modern Standards of ECG Interpretation in Young Athletes: Yield and Effectiveness. J Electrocard.2015;48(3):292-297.
Prutkin JM, Reynolds MR, Bao H, Curtis JP, Al-Khatib SM, Aggarwal S, Uslan DZ. Rates and Predictors of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Infection in 200,909 Medicare patients: Results from the NCDR®. Circulation. 2014;130:1037-1043.
Welch MP, Uslan DZ, Greenspon AJ, Sohail MR, Baddour LM, Blank E, Carrillo RG, Danik SB, del Rio A, Hellinger W, Le KY, Miro JM, Naber C, Peacock JE, Vikram HR, Tseng C-H, Prutkin JM. Variability in Clinical Features of Early Versus Late Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Pocket Infections. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014 Aug;37(8):955-62.