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Benjamin H. Hammond

Benjamin H. Hammond, MD

Languages spoken: English, Spanish
  • Benjamin Hammond, MD attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate education and attended medical school in Washington, DC at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He trained in pediatrics at the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital and then trained in pediatric cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital where he spent an additional year training in non-invasive pediatric electrophysiology. Dr. Hammond's clinical interests include general pediatric cardiology, pediatric electrophysiology, and sports cardiology and exercise testing. Dr. Hammond's research interests include shared decision making, sudden cardiac death, and atrial fibrillation.

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  • Benjamin Hammond, MD attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate education and attended medical school in Washington, DC at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He trained in pediatrics at the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital and then trained in pediatric cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital where he spent an additional year training in non-invasive pediatric electrophysiology. Dr. Hammond's clinical interests include general pediatric cardiology, pediatric electrophysiology, and sports cardiology and exercise testing. Dr. Hammond's research interests include shared decision making, sudden cardiac death, and atrial fibrillation.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary

    Education history

    Fellowship Pediatric Electrophysiology - Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Fellow
    Pediatric Cardiology - Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Fellow
    Residency Pediatrics - University of New Mexico School of Medicine Resident
    Medicine - George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences M.D.
    Undergraduate Major: Biology; Minors: Spanish and Chemistry - University of Utah B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. El Assaad I, Hammond BH, Kost LD, Worley S, Janson CM, Sherwin ED, Stephenson EA, Johnsrude CL, Niu M, Shetty I, Lawrence D, McCanta AC, Balaji S, Sanatani S, Fish F, Webster G, Aziz PF (2021). Management and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in 241 healthy children and young adults: Revisiting "lone" atrial fibrillation-A multi-institutional PACES collaborative study. Heart Rhythm, 18(11), 1815-1822.
    2. Hammond BH, Aziz PF, Phelan D (2021). Importance of Shared Decision Making for Return to Play After COVID-19. Circulation, 143(18), 1733-1734.

    Review

    1. Hammond BH, Zahka KG, Aziz PF (2019). Sudden Cardiac Death: A Pediatrician's Role. [Review]. Pediatr Rev, 40(9), 456-467.

    Book Chapter

    1. Hammond BH, Saarel EV (2021). Chapter 13: Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices in Athletes. In Engel DJ, Phelan DM (Eds.), Sports Cardiology (pp. 195-210). Springer.

    Editorial

    1. Hammond BH, Etheridge SP, Saarel EV (2023). Tetralogy of Fallot: A Long Journey but Getting Closer to Perfection. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 16(6), e012042.

    Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

    1. Hammond BH, Phelan DM, Kim JH (2021). ACC.21 Sports Cardiology Highlights - Expert Analysis [Web]. https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2021/06/15/13/04/acc21-sports-cardiology-highlights-acc-2021: American College of Cardiology.
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