Pacemaker

Make An Appointment

To request an appointment with one of our arrhythmia specialists, call: 650-723-6459.

What is a Pacemaker?

What is the purpose of getting a pacemaker checked?

Pacemaker device

What to Expect

Implanting the pacemaker requires a minor surgical procedure performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Wound Care
Activity
Electromagnetic Interference
Identification
Follow-Up

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Follow-Up

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Frequently Asked Questions

What precautions should I take with my artificial pacemaker?
Can I participate in regular, daily activities with a pacemaker?
How can I ensure the pacemaker is working properly?
What is the pulse?
How do I take an accurate pulse?
How do I check my pulse?
Do mobile phones or other devices interfere with pacemakers?
Do pacemakers need to be adjusted periodically?
When replacing a pacemaker, are the leads also replaced?
When should the pacemaker be replaced?
How do I get a pacemaker ID card?
Can patients travel with a pacemaker?
Will I feel the pacemaker?

Our Clinics

Our highly skilled electrophysiologists provide expert care for people with all types of arrhythmias. We are at the forefront of research, studying the most advanced devices and techniques for managing heart rate and rhythm.