George F. Van Hare, M.D.  vanhare@kids.wustl.edu

The Louis Larrick Ward Professor of Pediatrics
Patient Oriented Research UnitCardiology

phone: (314) 454-4217

Research Interests


Dr. Van Hare has a longstanding involvement in multicenter clinical research in pediatric heart rhythm disorders, having led numerous national and international studies. He is also interested in the biology of pediatric forms of supraventricular tachycardia such as, atrioventricular node reentry, and in mapping strategies and new ablation technology for the cure of atrial and ventricular tachycardia in patients who have previously undergone repair of congenital heart disease.

Education

  • M.D., University of Connecticut, 1980
  • B.S., Magna cum laude, Bates College1980

Training

  • Resident in Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University1980 - 1983
  • Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University1983 - 1984
  • Fellow, General Academic Pediatrics, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital1984 - 1986
  • Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, University of California1986 - 1989
  • Fellow, Adult Electrophysiology, University of California1988 - 1988
  • Visiting Fellow, Pediatric Electrophysiology, Baylor College of Medicine1989 - 1989
  • Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers, Harvard University2008 - 2008

Licensure and Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, #2294161981
  • American Board of Pediatrics, #347061986
  • Certificate #128890 Fluoroscopy Supervisor, Radiologic Health Branch exp 2/29/20121986
  • MO, DEA1986
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology Subsection recertification (participating in Maintenance of Certification)1988
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) Pacing (MD)2005
  • MO, BNDD2008
  • Medicare UPIN #E712692008
  • National Provider Identification #17907077352008
  • MO, Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts2008
  • IL, Illinois Division of Professional Regulation2010
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) Physician Electrophysiology (Pediatric-Founder)2013
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Adult Congenital Heart Disease2015

Honors

  • Charles A. Dana Scholar, Bates College1973
  • Phi Beta Kappa1980
  • Postdoctoral Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF1988
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)1991
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)1999
  • Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS)2006

Selected Publications view all (10)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Avari Silva JN, Bromberg BI, Emge FK, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF. Implantable Loop Recorder Monitoring for Refining Management of Children With Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(6). doi:10.1161/JAHA.116.003632  PMID:27231019  
  2. Van Hare GF, Ackerman MJ, Evangelista JA, Kovacs RJ, Myerburg RJ, Shafer KM, Warnes CA, Washington RL, American Heart Association Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias Committee of Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in Young, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, and American College of Cardiology. Eligibility and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes With Cardiovascular Abnormalities: Task Force 4: Congenital Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. Circulation. 2015;132(22):e281-91. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000240  PMID:26621645  
  3. Van Hare GF, Ackerman MJ, Evangelista JA, Kovacs RJ, Myerburg RJ, Shafer KM, Warnes CA, Washington RL. Eligibility and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes With Cardiovascular Abnormalities: Task Force 4: Congenital Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2015.09.036  PMID:26542660  
  4. Dubin AM, Walsh EP, Franklin W, Kanter RJ, Saul JP, Shah MJ, Van Hare GF, Vincent JA, Society of Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors, American College of Cardiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association. Task Force 4: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in Electrophysiology. SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA. Circulation. 2015;132(6):e75-80. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000195  PMID:25769637  
  5. Dubin AM, Walsh EP, Franklin W, Kanter RJ, Saul JP, Shah MJ, Van Hare GF, Vincent JA. Task Force 4: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in Electrophysiology. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;66(6):706-11. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2015.03.005  PMID:25777633  
  6. Khairy P, Van Hare GF. Reply to the Editor--Concern regarding adult congenital heart disease arrhythmia guidelines. Heart Rhythm. 2015;12(5):e33-4. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.01.018  PMID:25595925  
  7. Skinner JR, Van Hare GF. Letter to the Editor--Detection of long QT syndrome in the community. Heart Rhythm. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.04.020  PMID:25896012  
  8. Ross RD, Brook M, Feinstein JA, Koenig P, Lang P, Spicer R, Vincent JA, Lewis AB, Martin GR, Bartz PJ, Fischbach PS, Fulton DR, Matherne GP, Reinking B, Srivastava S, Printz B, Geva T, Shirali GS, Weinberg P, Wong PC, Armsby LB, Vincent RN, Foerster SR, Holzer RJ, Moore JW, Marshall AC, Latson L, Dubin AM, Walsh EP, Franklin W, Kanter RJ, Saul JP, Shah MJ, Van Hare GF, Feltes TF, Roth SJ, Almodovar MC, Andropoulos DB, Bohn DJ, Costello JM, Gajarski RJ, Mott AR, Stout K, Valente AM, Cook S, Gurvitz M, Saidi A, Webber SA, Hsu DT, Ivy DD, Kulik TJ, Pahl E, Rosenthal DN, Morrow R, Mahle WT, Murphy AM, Li JS, Law YM, Newburger JW, Daniels SR, Bernstein D, Marino BS. 2015 SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs (Revision of the 2005 Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2015.03.004  PMID:25777637  
  9. Nguyen HH, Van Hare GF, Rudokas M, Bowman T, Silva JN. SPEAR Trial: Smartphone Pediatric ElectrocARdiogram Trial. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0136256. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136256  PMID:26295569  
  10. Skinner JR, Van Hare GF. Routine ECG screening in infancy and early childhood should not be performed. Heart Rhythm. 2014;11(12):2322-7. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.09.046  PMID:25239431