Brent Addington
Ray M. Allen, Jr.
Louis Caruso
Yaser Cheema
Mark A. Coppess
Jiang Cui
Todd D. Edwards
Jay Gardner
Richard Gordon
Steven S. Gubin
Paul Hess
David H. Holloway, Jr.
Jason Infeld
Christopher P Ingelmo
Eric E. Johnson
Jeffrey E. Kerlan
James E. Klemis
David H. Kraus
David Lan
Amit Malhotra
Justin May
Frank A. McGrew, III
Jennifer S. Morrow
Daniel Otten
Dharmesh S. Patel
Basil M. Paulus
William L. Russo
Holger P. Salazar
Joseph K. Samaha
Arsalan Shirwany
Stacy C. Smith
Darrell Sneed
Larry B. Spiotta
Bunker Stout
Arie Szatkowski
David C. Wolford
Walter Woody
Jawwad Yusuf
Gilbert Zoghbi
Jeffrey E. Kerlan, M.D., FACC
Jeffrey E. Kerlan


  • Medical University of Tennessee, Memphis College of Medicine Memphis, TN 1994-1998 Doctor of Medicine
  • Undergraduate Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 1990-1994 Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry
Post Graduate Training
  • Sub-Specialty Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology St. Louis, MO 2003- 06/30/2005
  • Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine Cardiovascular Diseases St. Louis, MO 2001-2003
  • Residency University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham Internal Medicine Birmingham, AL 1999-2001
  • Internship University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham Internal Medicine Birmingham, AL 1998-1999
Honors & Extracurricular Activities
  • Memphis Medical Society Board of Directors 2013-Present
  • Professional American College of Cardiology, Fellow 2006- Present University of Tennessee College of Medicine Alumni Council Board of Trustees, 2005-Present
  • Residency William E. Dismukes Award of Excellence Outstanding Senior Resident, 2000-2001
  • Housestaff Spirit Award, Department of Internal Medicine, 1999-2000 University of Alabama Housestaff Council, 1999-2001
  • Housestaff Spirit Award, Department of Internal Medicine, 1999-2000 University of Alabama Housestaff Council, 1999-2001
  • College of Medicine Clinical Sciences Subcommittee (CSS), 1996-1998 (Class Representative)
  • College of Medicine Faculty/Student Education Conference, 1996-1997 (Class Representative)
  • Hall S. Tacket Society, President, 1997-1998 (Student Feedback Evaluation Committee)
  • Medical Student Executive Committee, 1996-1998
  • College of Medicine Committee on Managed Care, 1996-1998 (Class Representative)
  • Pew Charitable Trusts Campus Forum on Managed Care, 1997 (Student Panelist)
  • Imhotep Campus Leadership Society, 1997-1998
  • Student Peer Counselor, 1995
  • Undergraduate Cum Laude, 1994 Dean’s List, College of Arts and Sciences, 1990-1994 Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, 1992-1994 Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, 1993-1994
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2001-Present
  • Cardiovascular Diseases, 2004-Present
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2006-Present
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Alabama, 1999-Present
  •  Physician and Surgeon, State of Mississippi, 2007-Present
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Missouri, 2001-Present
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Tennessee, 2005-Present
Work History
  • The Heart Group, PLLC 4230 Harding Road, Suite 330 Nashville, Tennessee 37205 07/01/2005 – 05/01/2007
  • The Stern Cardiovascular Center 8060 Wolf River Blvd. Germantown, TN 38138 06/01/2007- 08/31/2008
  • Memphis Heart Clinic 6025 Walnut Grove Road, Suite 111 Memphis, TN 38120 09/01/2008- Present
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis – Active Staff, June 2007- Present
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital, Desoto- Active Staff, August 2007-Present
  • Methodist Hospital, Germantown- Active Staff, June 2007-Present
  • Saint Francis Hospital, Memphis- Active Staff, June 2007-Present
Post-Graduate Research 
  • Cardiology Research Elective B-Cell Crossmatching in the Heart Transplant Patient. Preceptor-Barry K. Rayburn, M.D., Co-Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Service University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham January 2000
  • NIH Medical Student Research Fellowship Anesthetic Effects on LPS-Stimulated TNF Production in the Trauma Patient Presley Regional Trauma Unit, Regional Medical Center, Memphis, TN June-August 1995
Clinical Research

Tennessee Cardiovascular Research Institute, 2005-2007 Co-Investigator: Medtronic –

  • InSync Registry
  • Predictors of Response to CRT (PROSPECT)
  • Concerto AT
  • Model 4195 LV lead

St. Jude Medical –

  • Post Approval Study
  • Resynchronization Therapy in Narrow QRS (RethinQ)
  • CRT-D AF Suppression
  • Victory IDE
  • 3DVTI / Echocardiography vs Doppler VTI (Single Site Study)
  • Kerlan JE, Sawhney NS, Waggoner AD, et al. A Prospective Comparison of Echocardiographic Atrioventricular Delay Optimization Methods for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. Heart Rhythm. 2006; 3:148-154.
  • Kerlan, J, Chen J. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. In Lindsay BD (Ed), Arrhythmias in Clinical Practice, Parthenon Publishing, United Kingdom (in preparation).
LecturesAtrial Fibrillation: Percutaneous Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
23rd Annual Update in Cardiology
St. Thomas Hospital
Nashville, TN May 2006
Professional Society Memberships 
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 2006-Present
  • Member, Heart Rhythm Society, 2006-Present
  • Member, Tennessee Medical Association, 2006-Present
  • Member, Memphis-Shelby County Medical Society, 2007-Present
  • Member, American College of Physicians, 2001-Present
  • Member, American Medical Association, 2001-Present

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