Want to learn more about AFib?

Virtual Event Overview

During the pandemic, your heart care remains essential. Join us for a discussion of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), including signs, symptoms, and the latest treatments. AFib is the most common irregular heart rhythm, affecting over two million Americans. It can lead to stroke and heart failure if left undetected and untreated.

Learn how Stanford Medicine is pioneering AFib treatment, translating the latest medical research into precise and minimally invasive therapies, then have your questions answered by our experts live in a virtual Q&A.


Paul J. Wang, MD
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Paul Wang is an expert in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular arrhythmias, supraventricular arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death. He was a co-inventor of catheter cryoablation, which has been used to treat over 250,000 patients with atrial fibrillation. He has practiced cardiac electrophysiology as an arrhythmia expert for over 26 years.

Melissa S. Burroughs, MD, MS, FACC
Preventive Cardiology

Dr. Melissa S. Burroughs is an expert in preventive cardiology and advanced echocardiography. She takes a holistic approach to the management of cardiovascular disease, applying the latest medical research to individualized patient-centered care. Dr. Burroughs has a special interest in global public health and has practiced in Latin America. She has more than 12 years of experience.

Anurag Gupta, MD, FACC
Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Dr. Anurag Gupta specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias. He is an expert in catheter ablation for all arrhythmias, including ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation; implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators for the management of arrhythmias and congestive heart failure; and left atrial appendage closure. He has more than 18 years of experience.

Anson Lee, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Anson Lee specializes in the surgical treatment of all heart diseases, including ischemic heart disease, structural heart disease, aortic disease, and arrhythmias. Dr. Lee has a special interest in the surgical treatment of abnormal heart rhythms and minimally invasive techniques to treat heart disease. He has practiced cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford Health Care since 2015.

James Longoria, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. James Longoria is an expert in all facets of complex adult cardiothoracic surgical procedures and a nationally recognized expert in the minimally invasive surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. He was issued a method patent for developing the TTMaze (Totally Thoracoscopic) procedure, along with other patents for specialized methods to treat cardiac arrhythmias. He has more than 20 years of experience.


How do I access this virtual event?

We will be live streaming the event. Using your computer or other device, you can return to this webpage on Saturday, February 6 at 9:30 am PT, where you will find the live event video feed. You do not need to download any software or log in to join.
Is the webinar smart phone or tablet friendly?

Yes, the webinar is optimized for viewing on laptops, tablets, and smart phones. While the webinar will work with any device, we recommend joining from your computer for optimal viewing.

I can only attend a portion of the program, is that ok?

Yes, you are welcome to join the program at any point.

If you miss portions of the webinar, we invite you to come back to this website afterwards to view the recording. A link to the recorded webinar will also be emailed to everyone who RSVP’ed.

What do I do if I need to make changes to my registration?

Please email for any questions. If you are no longer able to attend the event, you do not need to change your registration status.

Can I bring a guest?

If there are additional people joining you, and they will be physically with you sharing one device (i.e., laptop or tablet), there is no need to register additional participants. However, if each attendee would like to join from their own personal device or will not be in the same location as the primary registrant, we ask that you register your guest by clicking the “REGISTER NOW” button.

Can I pass on the invitation to friends or family?

Yes, we appreciate your sharing this event with anyone who may be interested. Just send them this webpage:

How long will the Virtual event last?

The program will be approximately 1 hour, running from 9:30 – 10:30 am PT.

I can’t join the event live. Will the program be recorded?

Yes, the program will be recorded and will be available on this website for viewing after the live event ends. A link to the recorded webinar will also be emailed to everyone who RSVP’ed.

Where can I find more webinars?

Stanford Health Care hosts webinars addressing concerns about seeking care during the time of COVID-19. Stanford Medicine also hosts periodic online events.
How is Stanford Health Care keeping patients safe from COVID-19?

From disinfecting to universal masking to testing, we’re taking every precaution so you can safely get the care you need. Stanford Health Care remains your partner in health. Visit our COVID-19 Resource Center to learn more.

Where can i learn more about Atrial fibrillation (afib)?

Visit the Stanford Health Care AFib webpage to learn about the condition and how we can help you.