Karl B Kern
Karl B. Kern, MD, co-director and the Gordon A. Ewy, MD Distinguished Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine of the UA Sarver Heart Center, is a professor of medicine, Division of Cardiology in the UA Department of Medicine. He also chairs the Sarver Heart Center Resuscitation Research Group, which spearheaded decades-long research in resuscitation, developing chest-compression-only CPR and a new approach for paramedics called cardiocerebral resuscitation. Together, these new methods have been shown to improve dramatically survival of patients with cardiac arrest.
He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians; Clinical Cardiology Council; Cardiopulmonary, Perioperative, Critical Care Council of the American Heart Association; American College of Chest Physicians; American College of Cardiology; and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
Dr. Kern has received numerous honors for excellence in teaching at the UA College of Medicine. He was voted House Officer Educator of the Year and is on the Dean’s List for Excellence in Teaching, besides receiving numerous awards for teaching and mentoring throughout the years. He has been a visiting professor on most continents.
Dr. Kern has served in several American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology (ACC) leadership roles, including past chairman of the Emergency Cardiac Care Committee and a past governor for Arizona for the ACC. Dr. Kern has been named one of the “Best Doctors in America” annually since 1996. He is an active cardiology interventionalist.
Dr. Kern’s research interests are in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and coronary blood flow. He has been awarded numerous American Heart Association grants, an AHA-Flinn Young Investigator award and two three-year awards from the Arizona Disease Control Research Commission in the area of basic CPR research. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed scientific articles.
Dr. Kern graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University. Following his graduation, he attended Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. His postgraduate education and cardiac fellowship training were at the University of Arizona.
Heart Diseases, Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Pediatric Cardiology, Arteriosclerosis, Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathy, Atrial Fibrillation, Geriatric Cardiology, Arrhythmia, Cardiovascular Medicine
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