Jane Chen, MD, FACC, FHRS

Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Jane Chen

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 508
Room 278 VCRC

Administrative Assistant Name
Wendy Markuson

Administrative Email

Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program

Medical School, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Bachelor's Degree, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL


Dr. Chen grew up in Chicago, IL and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Urbana. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University/Barnes Hospital. Her training in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology were completed at the Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She then joined the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine, serving as the Director of the Electrophysiology Fellowship Program. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota, she was the Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Orlando VA Medical Center.


  • Management of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias
  • Implantable cardiac devices

Awards & Recognition

  • St. Louis Magazine Best Doctors (2007-2014)
  • Orlando Magazine Best Doctors (2015-2016)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Metabolic influences of cardiac arrhythmias


  • Chen J, Anselme F, Smith TW, Zimetbaum P, Epstein L, Papageorgiou P, Josephson M. Standard Right Atrial Ablation is Effective for AV nodal Reentry with Earliest Activation in the Coronary Sinus. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 2004; 15: 2-7.
  • Chen J, Wilkoff BL, Choucair W, Cohen TJ, Crossley GH, Johnson WB, Mongeon LR, Serwer GA, Sherfesee L. Design of the Pacemaker Remote Follow-up Evaluation and Review (PREFER) trial to assess the clinical value of the remote pacemaker interrogation in the management of pacemaker patients. Trials 2008; 9:18.
  • Chen J. Chapter11, “Basic ICD Systems”, in Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: An Expert’s Manual, Ellenbogen KA, Natale A, Al-Ahmad A, Wang PJ, editors. Cardiotext publishing 2010.
  • Chen J. Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: medical management. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 2012; 28: 635-647.
  • Chen J. “Remote Monitoring: Technology and Evolving Use”, Card Electrophysiol Clin 2014;6:243-251.
  • Chen J. Selectivity: who really should be offered AF ablations? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol; 2017; 28:742-744.


Academic Interests and Focus

Arrhythmias; EKG interpretation; Intracardiac interpretation; device management


Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests

Implantable cardiac device management; palpitations; atrial fibrillation