Naomi J. Kertesz, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography
Naomi Kertesz, MD, is Director of Electrophysiology and Pacing at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. She is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kertesz received her medical degree from Northwestern University. After completing her residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, she received her fellowship training for both pediatric cardiology and pediatric electrophysiology at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Kertesz's area of clinical expertise includes the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias, including radiofrequency and cryoablation of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias. Her depth of experience includes experience in 3 dimensional mapping and remote navigational mapping with ablation and in the implantation and follow-up of pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators. Her research interests include the long term follow up of children with congenital AV block and the long-term follow-up of patients with pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Kertesz is certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics.
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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/24/2010

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Cardiology
Fellowship Indiana Heart Institute Date Completed: 04/30/1998
Fellowship Texas Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1997
Residency Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Date Completed: 06/30/1992
Medical School Northwestern University Date Completed: 06/30/1989
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Pediatrics
Naomi Kertesz
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An Electrician For Your Heart: Meet Dr. Kertesz

Naomi Kertesz, MD, is Director of Electrophysiology and Pacing at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Kertesz has specialized in Cardiac Electrophysiology for nearly 30 years and is one of the country's top rated cardiologists.