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Salim Farouk Idriss, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Campus mail: Box 3090 Med Ctr, Pediatric Cardiology, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-2916

I am primarily interested in the effects of age and development on cardiac electrical stability. The electrical properties of the myocardium continue to develop and mature after birth. These changes may affect susceptibility to malignant arrhythmias at different ages. I strive to prevent sudden cardiac death in the young (SCDY) through primary prevention (screening) and secondary prevention (CPR and AED use) locally, state-wide, and nationally through academic, public, industry, and government collaboration.


Education and Training

  • Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1999 - 2003
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, 1996 - 1999
  • M.D., Duke University, 1996
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1995