Dr. Yoo joined North Texas Heart Center in August 2011. He is a native of Dallas and attended school at Greenhill. He attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for his undergraduate studies in Bioengineering, Economics and Biology, graduating from the dual degree program with honors. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology all from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Yoo is proficient in all aspects of Electrophysiology including atrial fibrillation ablation, atrial flutter and PSVT ablation, ventricular tachycardia ablation, as well as complex congenital heart disease management and ablation. In addition he implants pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. He is also one of only a handful of physicians trained to perform laser lead extraction in the Dallas area. Dr. Yoo not only practices electrophysiology, he is also proficient in advanced heart failure management. He is very involved with clinical research and has developed and patented a post-operative atrial fibrillation drug.
Dr. Yoo is multi-lingual and speaks Korean and Spanish. Dr. Yoo lives in Dallas and enjoys travel, sports and the culinary arts.
At North Texas Heart Center, we believe in treating the whole person. At your initial consultation you and your physician will discuss your health history, social history, current treatment regimen and any questions regarding your cardiac care. For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, contact a member of our friendly staff today. We look forward to meeting you.
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Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Residency Training: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Cardiovascular Disease, 2006-2009; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research, 2008-2009; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2009-2011
Specialties: Electrophysiology, including pacemaker, defibrillator and CRT implantation; atrial fibrillation and VT ablation, Cryo-ablation, laser lead extraction, and complex congenital arrhythmia management and ablation
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Professional Societies: American Medical Association, Heart Rhythm Society, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society