Dr. Banker in the News

Morning Extra: Pacemaker Innovation with Abbott Labs

When we think of advancements in medicine, we don’t often think of wireless technology but that is exactly what Abbott’s new pacemaker system uses to give patients less recovery time, and more freedom in life. The AVEIR dual chamber lead-less pacemaker system is a revolution in pacemaker technology, as Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Dr. Rajesh Banker, describes.

Hoag Among the First in the World to Successfully Implant AVEIR™ DR, Recently FDA Approved Dual Chamber Leadless Pacemaker System

PR Newswire| November 7, 2023 | Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced the successful implant of the world’s first dual chamber leadless pacemaker in a patient. The minimally invasive surgery was a success and marks a new era in cardiac care.

What Do I Really Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation

Hoag Health| November 9, 2021 | During this virtual event, our panel of cardiac electrophysiologists will discuss what causes AFib, how to identify it, and the various ways to treat it. Moderated by Brian Chesnie, M.D., this event will feature Teferi Mitiku, M.D., program advisor of the Hoag Hospital Irvine Arrhythmia Program, as well as Rajesh Banker, M.D., and Michael Panutich, M.D.

An Import COVID-19 Message from Dr. Rajesh Banker

Get Smart About Afib| April 30, 2020 | Listen in as Dr. Raj Banker describes what telemedicine is and offers tips on preparing for telemedicine appointments.