About The Heart Rhythm Center

Thank you for your interest in the Heart Rhythm Center and Dr. Brett Gidney. As a leading cardiac electrophysiology practice serving Central and Southern California, our treatment techniques are at the very forefront of arrhythmia treatment.

Many patients live with the sometimes severe side effects of arrhythmia medications. Catheter ablation is an often permanent and extremely effective treatment for most arrhythmia conditions, including Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and Supraventricular Tachycardia.

Dr. Gidney is an expert in a form of catheter ablation known as Pulmonary Vein Isolation Ablation (PVI) and his technique offers a customized, staged approach for maximal effectiveness. With few risks and side effects, patients are often able to leave the hospital on the same day and return to normal activity within a couple weeks of the procedure.

We also perform pacemaker and ICD implantation, as well as offering a complete range of diagnostic procedures to test for common arrhythmias and undiagnosed fainting (syncope).

Our Staff

Dr. Gidney is supported by a team of highly experienced and dedicated professionals. Our staff is committed to the comfort and safety of each of our patients and share Dr. Gidney’s expectations of excellence in care. Learn more about Dr. Brett Gidney.

Our Locations

Dr. Gidney performs minimally invasive procedures at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, at Community Memorial in Ventura, serving both Ventura and Oxnard and Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria.

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EP Facilities

Advanced technology reduces length of procedures and recovery times.

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