Cynthia Tracy, MD is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and cardiac electrophysiology. She serves as the director of electrophysiology, director of cardiology, and professor with The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Dr. Tracy’s clinical interests include cardiac ablation, as well as, device and medical management of arrhythmias. She has a special interest in atrial fibrillation ablation techniques. Dr. Tracy received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo. She completed her internship, residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center. She was on faculty at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute prior to her return to Georgetown where she established the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Training Program and served in various roles in the Division of Cardiology including active chief of the Division. Dr. Tracy was proud to join the faculty at George Washington University and continue her clinical, training and research activities. One of her major interests at this time is in the area of public service providing advanced care to indigent patients in Honduras.
Dr. Tracy is active in the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Rhythm Society and the American Heart Association. She lectures at both national and international medical conferences and has published several articles on the subject of catheter ablation and arrhythmia management. She has participated in and chaired writing committees for the development of Practice Guidelines that set the standards for the EP community.
Cardiac Electrophysiology has been her passion. She has worked hard over the years to learn as much as possible and to bring and share what she knows to others. Throughout, she has remembered how impactful a mentor can be and has been active in training students, residents, cardiology fellows and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology fellows.
Over the last several years she has had the great opportunity to lead a medical brigade to Comayagua, Honduras. The team has provided care to indigent patients who had little other options. They have placed cardiac implantable electrical devices in over 370 people, many of whom would have died otherwise. The team has performed hundreds of echoes and screened hundreds of people for heart disease.