Jorge Massare, M.D., FHRS, graduated from medical school with honors in 1997. He completed his internal medicine training at Wayne State University in Detroit in 2004, where he received the “Intern of the Year” award. He continued his training in the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where he finished his training in general cardiology in 2007 and cardiac pacing and electrophysiology (EP) in 2009. He was chief fellow of cardiology and EP.
Dr. Massare conducted groundbreaking research in cardiac arrhythmias in UT Southwestern that was declared to be of national interest. He was also the recipient of research grants on several occasions by the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society. He is certified by the American Board in each of those specialties. He has been a speaker on several national and international specialty meetings. He introduced the field of electrophysiology in Longview by setting up EP labs, training staff and handling the first cases in both local hospitals. He keeps an active outpatient and inpatient practice and specializes in the study of palpitations, fainting, arrhythmias (including SVT, Afib, VT), and cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator implantations and extractions.
Dr. Massare served as the chief of medicine at Longview Regional Medical Center in 2014 and is a member of the Institutional Review Board. He lives in Longview with his wife, Cynthia Somers, M.D., who is a pediatrician. They have three children who attend local schools.
Specialized Cardiac Procedures:
Cardiac Pacemaker, Defibrillators and Biventricular Device Implantations
Laser-Assisted Pacemaker/Defibrillator Lead Extraction
Radiofrequency Ablation Procedures including Supra Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter and Ventricular Tachycardia
Tilt Table Test
Left Atrial Occlusion Device Implantation
Glossary of Surgeon Certifications
www.hrsonline.org Cardiac electrophysiologists focus on the heart's electrical system and on diagnosing and treating irregular heartbeats or arrhythmias. Electrophysiologists are qualified to perform special tests of your heart's electrical system, such as an electrop
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