The Pacemaker/ICD Clinic provides a comprehensive analysis for patients with implanted cardiac devices. We offer full-service clinics at both the Southfield and Novi locations.
- Interrogation and programming of pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), cardiac resynchronization therapy devices (CRTs) and loop recorders.
- Remote home monitoring
- Transtelephonic monitoring
- ICD support group
Christian Machado, MD
Clinic oversight is provided by Christian Machado, MD, medical director of electrophysiology at both Providence and Providence Park Hospitals and clinical associate professor at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Machado has 16 years’ experience in the field and is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and clinical electrophysiology. He has published many distinguished journal articles in his field and has served as lead investigator for numerous clinical research studies. Additionally, he is a nationally and internationally known speaker on the subject of cardiac pacing and defibrillation.
Appointments for the Pacemaker/ICD Clinic at the Providence Heart Institute in Southfield may be scheduled by calling 248-849-2000. The clinic is open Monday through Friday.