Julia Indik, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
  • Flinn Foundation and American Heart Association Endowed Chair in Electrophysiology and Heart Disease Research
  • Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
Research Interests: 

Waveform properties of ventricular fibrillation Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy Resuscitation science

  • AB: Princeton University, Astrophysics, summa cum laude
  • PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Physics
  • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1996
Honors and Awards
  • Elected Member, Phi Beta Kappa, 1982
  • Elected Member, Sigma Xi Science Honor Society, 1985
  • McGraw Hill Award, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1992
  • Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 1994
  • Letters of Special Commendation for performance in medical school, Student Progress Committee - University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1994, 1995
  • President, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society - Arizona AOA chapter, 1995-1996.
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement in Pathology, 1996
  • M.D. Award for Outstanding Students of Medicine, Jay W. Smith, 1996
  • Eleanor Johnson Academic Excellence Award, 1996
  • Excellence in Research Award, Honors and Awards Committee, 1996
  • Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award to the Most Outstanding Female Medical Student, American Medical Women’s Association, 1996
  • Arizona Foundation Outstanding Senior Award, 1996
  • Jr. Memorial Award for outstanding service on the Coronary Care Unit, Charles W. Hall, 1998
  • The Colonel Stanley Trachta Memorial Heart Disease Research Award, 2001
  • Endowed Chair in Electrophysiology, Flinn Foundation and American Heart Association, 2005
  • Participant, American College of Cardiology Foundation Emerging Faculty Program, 2006
  • Resuscitation Best Abstract Award, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, AHA Council on Cardiopulmonary, Perioperative and Critical Care November 2006, 2006
  • Proctor Harvey Teaching Award, American College of Cardiology (awarded at the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology March 2007), 2007
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008
  • Affiliate, American Heart Association
  • Affiliate, American Medical Association
  • Affiliate, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  • University of Arizona, Internal Medicine
  • University of Arizona, Electrophysiology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - Subspecialty

Select Publications


Indik, J. H., K. K. Patton, M. Beardsall, C. A. Chen-Scarabelli, M. I. Cohen, T-M. L. Dickfeld, D. E. Haines, R. H. Helm, K. Krishnan, J. Cosedis Nielsen, et al., "HRS Clinical Document Development Methodology Manual and Policies: Executive summary.", Heart Rhythm, vol. 14, issue 10, pp. e495-e500, 2017 Oct. PMID: 28965612
Tracy, C. M., G. H. Crossley, J. T Bunch, G. V. Chow, A. Leiserowitz, J. H. Indik, F. Kusumoto, L. A. Mendes, T. M. Munger, S. Murali, et al., "2017 ACC/HRS Lifelong Learning Statement for Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialists: A Report of the ACC Competency Management Committee.", J Am Coll Cardiol, 2017 Nov 15. PMID: 29191467
Kalb, B., J. H. Indik, P. Ott, and D. R. Martin, "MRI of patients with implanted cardiac devices.", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2017 Aug 04. PMID: 28776823


Page, R. L., J. A. Joglar, M. A. Caldwell, H. Calkins, J. B. Conti, B. J. Deal, N. A. Mark Estes, M. E. Field, Z. D. Goldberger, S. C. Hammill, et al., "2015 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Management of Adult Patients With Supraventricular Tachycardia: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society.", J Am Coll Cardiol, vol. 67, issue 13, pp. e27-e115, 2016 Apr 05. PMID: 26409259
Indik, J. H., "True or False: Prognosis Is Excellent for Sudden Cardiac Death Survivors Due to Variant Angina.", J Am Coll Cardiol, vol. 68, issue 2, pp. 146-8, 2016 Jul 12. PMID: 27386767