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Mahmoud Houmsse
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Mahmoud Houmsse, MD, FACP, FACC, is director of ECG, Holter and Event Monitor Laboratory and an assistant professor of internal medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

Dr. Houmsse earned his medical degree at the University of Aleppo in Aleppo, Syria. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, W.Va., and completed fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and cardiac electrophysiology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Houmsse is an invited lecturer and presenter both on a local and national level. He also has participated in many peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book edits. Dr. Houmsse is principal investigator as well as co-investigator on multiple clinical trials involving cardiac resynchronization, atrial fibrillation ablation, atrial flutter ablation and defibrillator therapy.

Dr. Houmsse’s clinical interests include radiofrequency ablation of abnormal heart rhythms and defibrillator implantations.

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    University of Aleppo, Faculty of Medicine


  • Internal Medicine
    Ohio Valley Medical Center
    7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993
  • Internal Medicine
    Ohio Valley Medical Center
    7/1/1993 - 6/30/1995

Additional languages I speak

  • Arabic

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Device Removal
  • Pacemaker, Artificial
  • Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia, Supraventricular
  • Syncope, Vasovagal
  • Ventricular Premature Complexes
  • Electric Countershock
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations where I practice

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More about my work

My background


  • Cardiovascular Medicine
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Ctr
    7/1/2002 - 6/30/2005
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Ctr
    7/1/2005 - 6/30/2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Industry Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/25/2016, Dr. Houmsse has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.