Jason Koontz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Box 3860 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-8111

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2005 - 2011
  • Resident, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  • M.D., Harvard University , 2002

Grants

Publications

Sutter, Joanne S., Yuliya Lokhnygina, James P. Daubert, Tristram Bahnson, Kevin Jackson, Jason I. Koontz, Albert Y. Sun, et al. “Safety and efficacy outcomes of left atrial posterior wall isolation compared to pulmonary vein isolation and pulmonary vein isolation with linear ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation.” Am Heart J 220 (February 2020): 89–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.11.010.

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31805423
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Black-Maier, E., B. A. Steinberg, K. M. Trulock, F. Wang, Y. Lokhnygina, W. O’Neal, S. Al-Khatib, et al. “Effectiveness of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation according to heart failure etiology.” Journal of Arrhythmia, January 1, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12291.

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Black-Maier, Eric, Alice Parish, Benjamin A. Steinberg, Cynthia L. Green, Zak Loring, Adam S. Barnett, Sana M. Al-Khatib, et al. “Predicting atrial fibrillation recurrence after ablation in patients with heart failure: Validity of the APPLE and CAAP-AF risk scoring systems.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 42, no. 11 (November 2019): 1440–47. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.13805.

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31544956
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Gaeta, Stephen, Jacob N. Schroder, Mani A. Daneshmand, Kevin L. Thomas, Donald D. Hegland, Jonathan P. Piccini, James P. Daubert, Jason I. Koontz, and Albert Y. Sun. “Catheter Ablation of Mid-Myocardial Ventricular Tachycardia by Simultaneous Unipolar Radiofrequency Ablation With Half-Normal Saline Irrigation.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 4, no. 9 (September 2018): 1263–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2018.05.004.

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30236404
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Black-Maier, Eric, Xinru Ren, Benjamin A. Steinberg, Cynthia L. Green, Adam S. Barnett, Normita Sta Rosa, Sana M. Al-Khatib, et al. “Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction.” Heart Rhythm 15, no. 5 (May 2018): 651–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.12.001.

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29222043
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Il’Giovine, Zachary J., Adam D. DeVore, Chetan B. Patel, Jason Koontz, and Jacob Schroder. “Rethinking papillary muscle resection for refractory ventricular tachycardia in the LVAD era. A case report.” J Electrocardiol 50, no. 6 (November 2017): 964–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2017.07.007.

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28802656
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Koontz, Jason, and James P. Daubert. “Do new tools help us identify substrate to target for ablation in ventricular tachycardia?” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 28, no. 9 (September 2017): 1068–69. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.13299.

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28730598
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Dittrich, Howard C., Gregory K. Feld, Tristram D. Bahnson, A John Camm, Sergey Golitsyn, Amos Katz, Jason I. Koontz, Peter R. Kowey, Albert L. Waldo, and Arthur M. Brown. “COR-ART: A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled dose-ranging study to evaluate single oral doses of vanoxerine for conversion of recent-onset atrial fibrillation or flutter to normal sinus rhythm.” Heart Rhythm 12, no. 6 (June 2015): 1105–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.02.014.

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25684233
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Eyerly, Stephanie A., Tristram D. Bahnson, Jason I. Koontz, David P. Bradway, Douglas M. Dumont, Gregg E. Trahey, and Patrick D. Wolf. “Contrast in intracardiac acoustic radiation force impulse images of radiofrequency ablation lesions.” Ultrason Imaging 36, no. 2 (April 2014): 133–48. https://doi.org/10.1177/0161734613519602.

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24554293
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Jackson, Kevin P., Donald D. Hegland, Camille Frazier-Mills, Jonathan P. Piccini, Jason I. Koontz, Brett D. Atwater, James P. Daubert, and Seth J. Worley. “Impact of using a telescoping-support catheter system for left ventricular lead placement on implant success and procedure time of cardiac resynchronization therapy.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 36, no. 5 (May 2013): 553–58. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.12103.

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23437927
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