Barbara J. Deal, MD

Division Head, Cardiology; Getz Professor of Cardiology; Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

Surgical arrhythmias, WPW, SVT, syncope, postural orthostatice tachycardia syndrome (POTS), Long QT syndrome, sudden deaths, surgical treatment of arrhythmias in patients with congenital heart disease

Research Interests

Arrhythmia; congenital heart disease; autonomic medicine; sudden cardiac death

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

Heart Rhythm Society, Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society, Congenital Heart Surgeons Society

Medical School

Northwestern University, 1978

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in clinical electrophysiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1984-1985; Research fellowship in pediatric cardiology, Wyler Children's Hospital, 1983-1984; Clinical fellowship in pediatric cardiology, 1981-1983, Children's Hospital of Boston; Internship and residency in pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, 1978-1981


Board certified in: Pediatric Cardiology, General Pediatrics

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