Dr. Ralph L. Lazzara , MD

Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

(405) 737-9820

Heart Consultants Pc
8121 National Ave Ste 300
Midwest City, OK 73110


Dr. Lazzara served an internship at the Oschner Clinic and Oschner Foundation Hospital, followed by a residency and fellowship in internal medicine and cardiology at Tulane University and Charity Hospital, then a year of special fellowship in electrophysiology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Department of Pharmacology. He returned to Oschner where he was a staff cardiologist and director of cardiovascular research from 1965 to 1967. He served in the US Army from 1967 to 1970, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He then moved to Mt. Sinai Medical Center and the University of Miami from 1970 to 1972 and the Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of Miami from 1972 to 1978, achieving the rank of Professor of Medicine. He was director of the coronary care unit, then chief of cardiology at the Veterans Administration Medical Center from 1974 to 1978. He moved to Oklahoma as Professor of Medicine and as chief of the cardiovascular section at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where he served from 1978 to 1998, stepping down as chief to become director of the Heart Rhythm Institute of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, a position he still holds. He is fully active with clinical care and teaching. He has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians and the Association of University Cardiologists. His research has been centered in basic and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, now the Heart Rhythm Society, and was president of the Society in 1995. His awards include the positions of OU Regents Professor of Medicine, Natalie O. Warren Professor of Medicine, George Lynn Cross Research Professor, the position of Honorary Professor of Medical Ethics at Xinjiang Medical University in Xinjiang, PR China and the Outstanding Alumnus Award 2010 from Tulane Medical School.

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Languages Spoken: English

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Medical School: Tulane University School Of Medicine

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Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

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Fax: (405) 573-3077
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