Our Practice


Exceptional Care for the Rhythm of Your Heart

At Houston Arrhythmia Associates we deliver the highest quality of cardiovascular care for our patients. We serve as an advocate for patient needs and to provide unyielding support to Cardiologist and primary care physician.   

Houston Arrhythmia Associates offers the highest quality in electrophysiology diagnostic and treatment services focusing on the evaluation and management of the individual patient with an emphasis on concern, communication and quality while never forgetting the importance of the relationship between the patient and physician.

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Alexander Drtil, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine. 95, ‘96

Division of Cardiology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. ‘96 - Present

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Sohail Jalal, M.D.

Clinical Associate, Electrophysiology Lab, Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, ‘90-’95

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Conditions Treated

  • Bradycardias-Sick Sinus Syndrome, AV block, etc.

  • Tachycardias- Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), Atrial fibrillation (AFib), Atrial Flutter, Ventricular Tachycardia (VTach), Ventricular Fibrillation (V/Fib), Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, etc.

  • Extra beats- Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs), Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs), etc.

  • Genetic Arrhythmia Syndromes-Brugada Syndrome, Long QT, Short QT, etc.

  • Syncope Evaluations

  • Palpitation Evaluations

In-Office Services

  • Evaluation of all treated conditions conditions

  • Cardiac Monitoring -holter monitors, two week event monitors, 30 day event monitor

  • In office device interrogation and management- pacemakers (PPM), defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy device (CRTDs), implantable loop recorder (ILR), left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) device (“Watchman”) 

  • All cardiac devices remote monitoring 


Hospital Procedures Offered

  • Implants- Pacemaker (PPM), defibrillator (ICD), battery changes, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRTD), Implantable loop recorder (ILR), Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) device (Watchman)

  • Electrophysiology studies and ablations- atrial fibrillation (AFib), atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), ventricular tachycardia (VT), AV Node, premature ventricular contraction (PVC), Wolff-Parkinson-White (WFW)

  • Tilt Table Testing