Marco Perez

Cardiac electrophysiologist

Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
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Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-721-4363
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2010) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2007) CA

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (2004) MA

Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (2002) MA

Medical Education: Harvard University Health Services (2001) MA

Board Certification: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2004)

Fellowship, Stanford, Electrophysiology (2010)

Fellowship, Stanford, Cardiology (2007)

Residency, Maassachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine (2004)

Honors & Awards

Finalist, FGTB Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association (2013)

Harold Amos Faculty Development Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2012-2016)

Fellow to Faculty Award, American Heart Association (2011-2016)

Loan Repayment Program Award, NIH (20010-2014)

Dean's Fellow Research Award, Stanford University (2006-2008)

National Research Service Award, NIH (2006-2008)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Stanford Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmia Clinic (2013 - Present)

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Obesity, physical activity, and their interaction in incident atrial fibrillation in postmenopausal women.
Azarbal, F., Stefanick, M. L., Salmoirago-Blotcher, E., Manson, Ja. E., Albert, C. M., & Perez, M. V. (2014). Obesity, physical activity, and their interaction in incident atrial fibrillation in postmenopausal women. Journal of the American Heart Association, 3(4).

Exercise capacity and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Azarbal, F., Singh, M., Finocchiaro, G., Vy-Van Le, V. V., Schnittger, I., & Perez, M. (2014). Exercise capacity and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. HEART, 100(8), 624-630.

Latent Obstruction and Left Atrial Size Are Predictors of Clinical Deterioration Leading to Septal Reduction in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Finocchiaro, G., Haddad, F., Pavlovic, A., Sinagra, G., Schnittger, I., & Ashley, E. (2014). Latent Obstruction and Left Atrial Size Are Predictors of Clinical Deterioration Leading to Septal Reduction in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC FAILURE, 20(4), 236-243.

Patterns and prognosis of all components of the J-wave pattern in multiethnic athletes and ambulatory patients
Muramoto, D., Yong, C. M., Singh, N., Aggarwal, S., Perez, M., & Froelicher, V. (2014). Patterns and prognosis of all components of the J-wave pattern in multiethnic athletes and ambulatory patients. AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL, 167(2), 259-266.

Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Finocchiaro, G., Knowles, J. W., Pavlovic, A., Perez, M., Magavern, E., & Ashley, E. A. (2014). Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 113(2), 361-367.

Use of Medicare data to identify coronary heart disease outcomes in the Women's Health Initiative.
Hlatky, M. A., Ray, R. M., Burwen, D. R., Margolis, K. L., Johnson, K. C., & Stefanick, M. L. (2014). Use of Medicare data to identify coronary heart disease outcomes in the Women's Health Initiative. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, 7(1), 157-162.

P-Wave Characteristics on Routine Preoperative Electrocardiogram Improve Prediction of New-Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery.
Wong, J. K., Lobato, R. L., Pinesett, A., Maxwell, B. G., Mora-Mangano, C. T., & Perez, M. V. (2014). P-Wave Characteristics on Routine Preoperative Electrocardiogram Improve Prediction of New-Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia.

Evidence of Heterogeneity by Race/Ethnicity in Genetic Determinants of QT Interval.
Seyerle, A. A., Young, A. M., Jeff, J. M., Melton, P. E., Jorgensen, N. W., & Avery, C. L. (2014). Evidence of Heterogeneity by Race/Ethnicity in Genetic Determinants of QT Interval. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 25(6), 790-8.

Molecular Diagnosis of Long-QT syndrome at 10 Days of Life by Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing.
Priest, J. R., Ceresnak, S. R., Dewey, F. E., Malloy-Walton, L. E., Dunn, K., & Ashley, E. A. (2014). Molecular Diagnosis of Long-QT syndrome at 10 Days of Life by Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society.

Electrocardiographic Repolarization-Related Variables as Predictors of Coronary Heart Disease Death in the Women's Health Initiative Study.
Rautaharju, P. M., Zhang, Z.-M., Vitolins, M., Perez, M., Allison, M. A., & Soliman, E. Z. (2014). Electrocardiographic Repolarization-Related Variables as Predictors of Coronary Heart Disease Death in the Women's Health Initiative Study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 3(4).

Does CHA2DS2-VASc improve stroke risk stratification in postmenopausal women with atrial fibrillation?
Abraham, Je. M., Larson, J., Chung, M. K., Curtis, A. B., Lakshminarayan, K., & Wassertheil-Smoller, S. (2013). Does CHA2DS2-VASc improve stroke risk stratification in postmenopausal women with atrial fibrillation?. American journal of medicine, 126(12), 1143 e1-8.

Variation in Use of Left Ventriculography in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Heidenreich, P. A., Lin, S., Knowles, J. W., Perez, M., Maddox, T. M., & Witteles, R. M. (2013). Variation in Use of Left Ventriculography in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES, 6(6), 687-693.

Prognostic implications of the J wave ECG patterns
Yong, C. M., Perez, M., & Froelicher, V. (2013). Prognostic implications of the J wave ECG patterns. JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, 46(5), 408-410.

J wave patterns and their prognostic value in African Americans
Perez, M. V., & Froelicher, V. (2013). J wave patterns and their prognostic value in African Americans. JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, 46(5), 442-445.

African American race but not genome-wide ancestry is negatively associated with atrial fibrillation among postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative.
Perez, M. V., Hoffmann, T. J., Tang, H., Thornton, T., Stefanick, M. L., & Risch, N. (2013). African American race but not genome-wide ancestry is negatively associated with atrial fibrillation among postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative. American heart journal, 166(3), 566-572.

Risk factors for atrial fibrillation and their population burden in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
Perez, M. V., Wang, P. J., Larson, J. C., Soliman, E. Z., Limacher, M., & Stefanick, M. L. (2013). Risk factors for atrial fibrillation and their population burden in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. HEART, 99(16), 1173-1178.

Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study.
Zhang, Z.-M., Rautaharju, P. M., Soliman, E. Z., Manson, Ja. E., Martin, L. W., & Prineas, R. J. (2013). Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study. Circulation. Heart failure, 6(4), 655-661.

Taming Rare Variation With Known Biology in Long QT Syndrome.
Perez, M. V., & Ashley, E. A. (2013). Taming Rare Variation With Known Biology in Long QT Syndrome. Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics, 6(3), 227-229.

From bedside to bench
Perez, M., & Froelicher, V. (2013). From bedside to bench. JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, 46(2), 114-115.

Effects of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy on Incident Atrial Fibrillation The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Trials
Perez, M. V., Wang, P. J., Larson, J. C., Virnig, B. A., Cochrane, B., & Stefanick, M. L. (2012). Effects of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy on Incident Atrial Fibrillation The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Trials. CIRCULATION-ARRHYTHMIA AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, 5(6), 1108-1116.

Semantic Confusion: The Case of Early Repolarization and the J Point
Perez, M. V., Friday, K., & Froelicher, V. (2012). Semantic Confusion: The Case of Early Repolarization and the J Point. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 125(9), 843-844.

Prognostic Implications of Q Waves and T-Wave Inversion Associated With Early Repolarization
Uberoi, A., Sallam, K., Perez, M., Jain, N. A., Ashley, E., & Froelicher, V. (2012). Prognostic Implications of Q Waves and T-Wave Inversion Associated With Early Repolarization. MAYO CLINIC PROCEEDINGS, 87(7), 614-619.

Use and overuse of left ventriculography
Witteles, R. M., Knowles, J. W., Perez, M., Morris, W. M., Spettell, C. M., & Heidenreich, P. A. (2012). Use and overuse of left ventriculography. AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL, 163(4), 617-?.

The prognostic value of early repolarization with ST-segment elevation in African Americans
Perez, M. V., Uberoi, A., Jain, N. A., Ashley, E., Turakhia, M. P., & Froelicher, V. (2012). The prognostic value of early repolarization with ST-segment elevation in African Americans. HEART RHYTHM, 9(4), 558-565.

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: state-of-the-art techniques and future perspectives
Santangeli, P., Di Biase, L., Burkhardt, D. J., Horton, R., Sanchez, J., & Al-Ahmad, A. (2012). Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: state-of-the-art techniques and future perspectives. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 13(2), 108-124.

Early Repolarization in an Ambulatory Clinical Population
Uberoi, A., Jain, N. A., Perez, M., Weinkopff, A., Ashley, E., & Froelicher, V. (2011). Early Repolarization in an Ambulatory Clinical Population. CIRCULATION, 124(20), 2208-2214.

The Impact of ST Elevation on Athletic Screening
Leo, T., Uberoi, A., Jain, N. A., Garza, D., Chowdhury, S., & Froelicher, V. (2011). The Impact of ST Elevation on Athletic Screening. CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MEDICINE, 21(5), 433-440.

Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram of Young Athletes
Uberoi, A., Stein, R., Perez, M. V., Freeman, J., Wheeler, M., & Froelicher, V. (2011). Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram of Young Athletes. CIRCULATION, 124(6), 746-757.

Gene Coexpression Network Topology of Cardiac Development, Hypertrophy, and Failure
Dewey, F. E., Perez, M. V., Wheeler, M. T., Watt, C., Spin, J., & Ashley, E. A. (2011). Gene Coexpression Network Topology of Cardiac Development, Hypertrophy, and Failure. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR GENETICS, 4(1), 26-U129.

Personalized Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease: From Genome to Bedside
S. Pan, F. E. Dewey, M. V. Perez, J. W. Knowles, R. Chen, & E. A. Ashley. (2011). Personalized Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease: From Genome to Bedside. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports, 5.

Cost-Effectiveness of Genetic Testing in Family Members of Patients With Long-QT Syndrome
Perez, M. V., Kumarasamy, N. A., Owens, D. K., Wang, P. J., & Hlatky, M. A. (2011). Cost-Effectiveness of Genetic Testing in Family Members of Patients With Long-QT Syndrome. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES, 4(1), 76-84.

Inappropriate pacing in a patient with managed ventricular pacing: What is the cause?
Perez, M. V., Al-Ahmad, A. A., Wang, P. J., & Turakhia, M. P. (2010). Inappropriate pacing in a patient with managed ventricular pacing: What is the cause?. HEART RHYTHM, 7(9), 1336-1337.

Addition of the Electrocardiogram to the Preparticipation Examination of College Athletes
Le, V.-V., Wheeler, M. T., Mandic, S., Dewey, F., Fonda, H., & Froelicher, V. (2010). Addition of the Electrocardiogram to the Preparticipation Examination of College Athletes. CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MEDICINE, 20(2), 98-105.

Adding an Electrocardiogram to the Pre-participation Examination in Competitive Athletes: A Systematic Review
Perez, M., Fonda, H., Le, V.-V., Mitiku, T., Ray, J., & Froelicher, V. F. (2009). Adding an Electrocardiogram to the Pre-participation Examination in Competitive Athletes: A Systematic Review. CURRENT PROBLEMS IN CARDIOLOGY, 34(12), 586-662.

Electrocardiographic predictors of atrial fibrillation
Perez, M. V., Dewey, F. E., Marcus, R., Ashley, E. A., Al-Ahmad, A. A., & Froelicher, V. F. (2009). Electrocardiographic predictors of atrial fibrillation. AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL, 158(4), 622-628.

Mechanisms of exercise intolerance in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Le, V.-V., Perez, M. V., Wheeler, M. T., Myers, J., Schnittger, I., & Ashley, E. A. (2009). Mechanisms of exercise intolerance in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL, 158(3), E27-E34.

Statin Use and Ventricular Arrhythmias During Clinical Treadmill Testing
Dewey, F. E., Perez, M., Hadley, D., Freeman, J. V., Wang, P., & Froelicher, V. F. (2009). Statin Use and Ventricular Arrhythmias During Clinical Treadmill Testing. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, 20(2), 193-199.

Added Value of a Resting ECG Neural Network That Predicts Cardiovascular Mortality
Perez, M. V., Dewey, F. E., Tan, S. Y., Myers, J., & Froelicher, V. F. (2009). Added Value of a Resting ECG Neural Network That Predicts Cardiovascular Mortality. ANNALS OF NONINVASIVE ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, 14(1), 26-34.

Isolated Disease of the Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery Comparing the Effectiveness of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Kapoor, J. R., Gienger, A. L., Ardehali, R., Varghese, R., Perez, M. V., & Bravata, D. M. (2008). Isolated Disease of the Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery Comparing the Effectiveness of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. JACC-CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, 1(5), 483-491.

Genetics of Arrhythmia: Disease Pathways Beyond Ion Channels
Perez, M. V., Wheeler, M., Ho, M., Pavlovic, A., Wang, P., & Ashley, E. A. (2008). Genetics of Arrhythmia: Disease Pathways Beyond Ion Channels. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH, 1(2), 155-165.

Systematic review: The comparative effectiveness of percutaneous coronary interventions and coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Bravata, D. M., Gienger, A. L., McDonald, K. M., Sundaram, V., Perez, M. V., & Hlatky, M. A. (2007). Systematic review: The comparative effectiveness of percutaneous coronary interventions and coronary artery bypass graft surgery. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 147(10), 703-U139.

Prognostic value of the computerized ECG in Hispanics
Perez, M. V., Yaw, T. S., Myers, J., & Froelicher, V. F. (2007). Prognostic value of the computerized ECG in Hispanics. CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, 30(4), 189-194.

Giant coronary aneurysms in heart transplantation: an unusual presentation of cardiac allograft vasculopathy
Haddad, F., Perez, M., Fleischmann, D., Valantine, H., & Hunt, S. A. (2006). Giant coronary aneurysms in heart transplantation: an unusual presentation of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 25(11), 1367-1370.

p300/MDM2 complexes participate in MDM2-mediated p53 degradation
Grossman, S. R., Perez, M., Kung, A. L., Joseph, M., Mansur, C., & Livingston, D. M. (1998). p300/MDM2 complexes participate in MDM2-mediated p53 degradation. MOLECULAR CELL, 2(4), 405-415.