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Attila Roka, MD

Electrophysiologist in Meridian

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Meridian

Meridian

4909 Great River Drive
Meridian, MS 39305
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Dr. Attila Roka is an electrophysiologist with Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Meridian.  He earned his doctorate and PhD from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, where he also completed his cardiology residency.  He also completed a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, Connecticut. 

His fellowship in cardiovascular disease was completed at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, and his fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology was completed at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

He earned his PhD at Semmelweis University in Budapest, thesis titled Investigation of cardiac resynchronization therapy and pathomechanism of atrial fibrillation.

Dr. Roka is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.  He has been published in numerous abstracts, and he has also been recognized for many awards, such as the Outstanding Yale Medical Student Teacher Award and the Medical Staff President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Performance and Scholastic Achievement from the Hospital of St. Raphael.

Dr. Roka is on the editorial board for the European Medical Journal and is also the editorial advisor of Treatment Strategies: Cardiology.  His research interests include arrhythmia risk in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy and prevention of phrenic nerve injury during pulmonary vein isolation.

Training

  • Education

    Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary

  • residency

    Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary

    Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, Connecticut

  • fellowship

    Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven

    Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston 

  • board certification

    Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Nuclear Cardiology

    Echocardiography