Sean Pokorney, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Box 3099, Durham, NC 27710
Email address sean.pokorney@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Electrophysiology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2015 - 2017
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2015
  • Clinical Research Fellowship, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • M.D., Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University, 2008

Publications

Bicong, Li, John Carson Allen, Kelly Arps, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Tristram D. Bahnson, James P. Daubert, Camille Frazier-Mills, et al. “Leadless pacemaker implantation after lead extraction for cardiac implanted electronic device infection.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 33, no. 3 (March 2022): 464–70. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15363.

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35029307
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Sampognaro, James R., Robert K. Lewis, Eric Black-Maier, Sean D. Pokorney, Donald D. Hegland, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Cases of Azygous Coil Extraction.” Heart Rhythm O2 3, no. 1 (February 2022): 65–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hroo.2021.12.004.

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Pokorney, Sean D., Samuel I. Berchuck, Karen Chiswell, Jie-Lena Sun, Laine Thomas, W Schuyler Jones, Manesh R. Patel, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Atrial branch coronary artery stenosis as a mechanism for atrial fibrillation.” Heart Rhythm, December 24, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.12.020.

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34958941
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Zeitler, Emily P., Yongfei Wang, Sean D. Pokorney, Jeptha Curtis, and Jordan M. Prutkin. “Comparative outcomes of Riata and Fidelis lead management strategies: Results from the NCDR-ICD Registry.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 44, no. 11 (November 2021): 1897–1906. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.14361.

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34520564
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Arps, Kelly, Jonathan P. Piccini, Rebecca Yapejian, Rhonda Leguire, Brenda Smith, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Tristram D. Bahnson, et al. “Optimizing mechanically sensed atrial tracking in patients with atrioventricular-synchronous leadless pacemakers: A single-center experience.” Heart Rhythm O2 2, no. 5 (October 2021): 455–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hroo.2021.08.003.

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34667960
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Rehorn, Michael R., Eric Black-Maier, Rahul Loungani, Sounok Sen, Albert Y. Sun, Daniel J. Friedman, Jason I. Koontz, et al. “Electrical storm in patients with left ventricular assist devices: Risk factors, incidence, and impact on survival.” Heart Rhythm 18, no. 8 (August 2021): 1263–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.03.047.

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Rehorn, Michael, Naomi C. Sacks, Maia R. Emden, Bridget Healey, Madison T. Preib, Philip L. Cyr, and Sean D. Pokorney. “Prevalence and incidence of patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in the United States.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 32, no. 8 (August 2021): 2199–2206. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15109.

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34028109
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Granger, Christopher B., and Sean D. Pokorney. “Preventing and Managing Bleeding With Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation.” J Am Coll Cardiol 77, no. 24 (June 22, 2021): 3002–4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.04.053.

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34140102
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Geurink, Kyle, DaJuanicia Holmes, Michael D. Ezekowitz, Karen Pieper, Gregg Fonarow, Peter R. Kowey, James A. Reiffel, et al. “Patterns of oral anticoagulation use with cardioversion in clinical practice.” Heart 107, no. 8 (April 2021): 642–49. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2019-316315.

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32591363
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