Gilson C. Fernandes, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and an assistant professor of Medicine at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. He completed his cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree at Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Brazil, and completed residency and cardiology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami. Dr. Fernandes treats patients with abnormal heart rhythms. Dr. Fernandes specializes in ablation procedures for the management of complex atrial and ventricular arrhythmias with techniques to reduce or eliminate radiation use. Dr. Fernandes also performs placement of pacemaker, defibrillators and left atrial appendage closure devices. Dr. Fernandes conducts clinical research and has published over 60 manuscripts and abstracts in international cardiology and electrophysiology journals.
  • Specialties

    Atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, bradycardia

  • Primary Location

    830 Harrison Avenue
    Boston, MA 02118
  • Administrative Title

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Residency

    Internal Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
  • Fellowship

    Cardiac Electrophysiology - Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Cardiovascular Diseases - Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
  • Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography, Internal Medicine
  • Research Interests

    Catheter ablation, atrial fibrillation, sudden cardiac death