Dr. Richard P. Borge is a board certified, cardiac electrophysiologist who has been in clinical practice since 1998. He graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1987 and Jefferson Medical College in 1991. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the New England Deaconess Hospital and his cardiology/cardiac electrophysiology training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He specializes in all aspects of cardiac electrophysiology including complex ablation and device implantation.Dr. Borge is the medical director of the Heart Rhythm Center at Abington Memorial Hospital which he helped create specifically for patients suffering from atrial fibrillation. He is the physician-in-charge of training electrophysiology fellows from Drexel University and is a national speaker on numerous electrophysiology topics. Research interests include home monitoring of cardiac devices, improving safety of device implantation and surgical/catheter-based treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Borge was recently featured in the Journal of Medical Economics (JME). He collaborated with several physicians to explain the use of insertable cardiac monitors for the detection of atrial fibrillation. To read the full article, click here.