Brad Sutton, MD

Chief Medical Officer

As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sutton applies his vast knowledge of research, clinical practice and the business of healthcare to the opportunities and difficulties confronted by SGP clients.

In addition to his work with SGP, Dr. Sutton serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of Electrophysiology at Jewish Hospital at University of Louisville Physicians.  He earned his medical degree in 2004 from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. In 2011 he received his MBA in Medical Services Management from Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business. Dr. Sutton completed two fellowships at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Dr. Sutton’s clinical specialty is Cardiac Electrophysiology; and his clinical interests include:

  • Complex Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia
  • ICD and pacemaker Implantation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Complex Lead Management, Device Extraction
  • Arrhythmia in Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Heritable Arrhythmias

Beyond his clinical areas of interest, Dr. Sutton has worked with a wide range of healthcare topics, including Health Care Reform and Finance, Health Care Management, Academic Medical Center Administration, and Research.

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PUBLICATIONS

  • Puthwala T, Sutton BS, Pronovost PJ, and DeFilippis A. The CCU: A Platform for Innovation. Submitted, JACC.
  • Sutton, BS, D’Orazio D, and Gopinothannair G. Developing a Robust Remote Monitoring Program in Your Practice – Clinical, Economic, and Workflow Considerations. EP Lab Digest. February, 2013.
  • McDaniel D, D’Orazio D, and Sutton BS. Counting the Cost of Atrial Fibrillation: Use of Wireless Pacemaker Technology to Innovate Care Delivery. Modern Healthcare. April 30, 2012.
  • Sutton, BS. Manickavasagam S, Deam AG, and Gopinathannair R. Electrophysiological Characteristics and Catheter Ablation of Para-Hisian Atrial Tachycardia. EP Lab Digest. May, 2012.
  • Hottigoudar RU, Deam AG, Slaughter MS, Sutton BS, Mccants K, Birks E, and Gopinathannair R. Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation in Patients with HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Rhythm Still Matters in the Bionic Age. J Innov Cardiac Rhythm Management. 2011;2:537-547.

Dr. Sutton holds an associate appointment at the University of Louisville School of Business. He teaches within the Health Sector Management Concentration in the Executive MBA Program with a focus on strategic planning in healthcare.

Co-author of $29 million business plan for a joint Heart and Vascular Institute between University of Louisville Hospital and Jewish Hospital. Dr. Sutton now represents the University as Director of Service Line Development for the Institute.

Extensive international experience including on-site health development work in India, Jamaica, and Ghana. He was also founder of the Eureka College International Health Care Development Program.

Spearheaded a collaborative initiative between the Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago and Johns Hopkins Cardiology to develop and deliver a curriculum aimed at updating primary care physicians with best practices for four areas of cardiovascular care: Ischemic Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Prevention, ECG Interpretation and Cardiac Rhythm Analysis, Congestive Heart Failure/Valve Disease.

Puthwala T, Sutton BS, Pronovost PJ, and DeFilippis A. The CCU: A Platform for Innovation. Submitted, JACC.

Sutton, BS, D’Orazio D, and Gopinothannair G. Developing a Robust Remote Monitoring Program in Your Practice – Clinical, Economic, and Workflow Considerations. EP Lab Digest. February, 2013.

McDaniel D, D’Orazio D, and Sutton BS. Counting the Cost of Atrial Fibrillation: Use of Wireless Pacemaker Technology to Innovate Care Delivery. Modern Healthcare. April 30, 2012.

Sutton, BS. Manickavasagam S, Deam AG, and Gopinathannair R. Electrophysiological Characteristics and Catheter Ablation of Para-Hisian Atrial Tachycardia. EP Lab Digest. May, 2012.

Hottigoudar RU, Deam AG, Slaughter MS, Sutton BS, Mccants K, Birks E, and Gopinathannair R. Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation in Patients with HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Rhythm Still Matters in the Bionic Age. J Innov Cardiac Rhythm Management. 2011;2:537-547.

Dr. Sutton earned his medical degree in 2004 from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. In 2011 he received his MBA in Medical Services Management from Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business. Dr. Sutton completed two fellowships at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

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