Kevin Vernooy


Prof. Kevin Vernooy became a medical docter in 2003 at the Maastricht University. He finished his PhD in 2006 on cardiac resynchronisation therapy at Maastricht University. In 2012, he finished his Cardiology training and subspecialiation in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias as an clinical electrophysiologist at Maastricht UMC+

Since 2012, he has been working at Maastricht UMC+ as a clinical electrophysiologist. Since 2014, he has been heading the divion of clinical electrophysiology in the Department of Cardiology and since 2018 the research on cardiac arrhythmias at the Department of Cardiology at the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen.

His research focusses on the invasive treatment of cardiac arrhythmias in patients with heart failure.

In 2020, he became a Professor in clinical electrophysiology entitled “Electrical management of heart failure”. Since March 2021, he has been chairing the head of department of cardiology at the MUMC+ and leader of the Division Heart at CARIM.

Department of Cardiology
P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht 
PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
M: +31(0)620 198 657

  • 2022
    • Hermans, A. N. L., Gawalko, M., Slegers, D. P. J., Andelfinger, N., Pluymaekers, N. A. H. A., Verhaert, D. V. M., van der Velden, R. M. J., Betz, K., Evens, S., Luermans, J. G. L. M., den Uijl, D. W., Baumert, M., Nguyen, H. L., Isaksen, J. L., Kanters, J. K., Rienstra, M., Vernooy, K., Van Gelder, I. C., Hendriks, J. M., & Linz, D. (2022). Mobile app-based symptom-rhythm correlation assessment in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. International Journal of Cardiology, 367, 29-37.
    • Jastrzebski, M., Kielbasa, G., Cano, O., Curila, K., Heckman, L., De Pooter, J., Chovanec, M., Rademakers, L., Huybrechts, W., Grieco, D., Whinnett, Z. I., Timmer, S. A. J., Elvan, A., Stros, P., Moskal, P., Burri, H., Zanon, F., & Vernooy, K. (2022). Left bundle branch area pacing outcomes: the multicentre European MELOS study. European Heart Journal, 43(40), 4161-+.
    • Kawczynski, M. J., Van De Walle, S., Maesen, B., Isaacs, A., Zeemering, S., Hermans, B., Vernooy, K., Maessen, J. G., Schotten, U., & Bidar, E. (2022). Preoperative P-wave parameters and risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis of 20,201 patients. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 35(4), [220].
    • van Stipdonk, A. M. W., Schretlen, S., Dohmen, W., Knackstedt, C., Beckers-Wesche, F., Debie, L., Brunner-La Rocca, H-P., & Vernooy, K. (2022). Better outcome at lower costs after implementing a CRT-care pathway: comprehensive evaluation of real-world data. Esc heart failure, 9(4), 2518-2527.
    • Vijayaraman, P., Herweg, B., Verma, A., Sharma, P. S., Batul, S. A., Ponnusamy, S. S., Schaller, R. D., Cano, O., Molina-Lerma, M., Curila, K., Huybrechts, W., Wilson, D. R., Rademakers, L. M., Sreekumar, P., Upadhyay, G., Vernooy, K., Subzposh, F. A., Huang, W., Jastrzebski, M., & Ellenbogen, K. A. (2022). Rescue Left Bundle Branch Area Pacing in Coronary Venous Lead Failure or Non-response to Biventricular Pacing: Results From International LBBAP Collaborative Study Group. Heart Rhythm, 19(8), 1272-1280.
    • Verzaal, N. J., van Deursen, C. J. M., Pezzuto, S., Wecke, L., van Everdingen, W. M., Vernooy, K., Delhaas, T., Auricchio, A., & Prinzen, F. W. (2022). Synchronization of repolarization after cardiac resynchronization therapy: A combined clinical and modeling study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 33(8), 1837-1846.
    • Henkens, M. T. H. M., Martinez, H. L., Weerts, J., Sammani, A., Raafs, A. G., Verdonschot, J. A. J., van de Leur, R. R., Sikking, M. A., Stroeks, S., van Empel, V. P. M., Brunner-La Rocca, H. P., van Stipdonk, A. M. W., Farmakis, D., Hazebroek, M. R., Vernooy, K., Bayes-de-Luna, A., Asselbergs, F. W., Bayes-Genis, A., & Heymans, S. R. B. (2022). Interatrial Block Predicts Life-Threatening Arrhythmias in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Journal of the American Heart Association, 11(14), [e025473].
    • Raafs, A. G., Ghossein, M. A., Brandt, Y., Henkens, M. T. H. M., Kooi, M. E., Vernooy, K., Spaanderman, M. E. A., Gerretsen, S., van Santen, S., Driessen, R. G. H., Knackstedt, C., van der Horst, I. C. C., van Bussel, B. C. T., Heymans, S. R. B., Ghossein-Doha, C., & MaastrICCht Collaborators (2022). Cardiovascular outcome 6 months after severe coronavirus disease 2019 infection. Journal of Hypertension, 40(7), 1278-1287.
    • Martens, B., Driessen, R. G. H., Brandts, L., Hoitinga, P., van Veen, F., Driessen, M., Weberndörfer, V., Kietselaer, B., Ghossein-Doha, C., Gietema, H. A., Vernooy, K., van der Horst, I. C. C., Wildberger, J. E., van Bussel, B. C. T., Mihl, C., & MaastrICCht Collaborators (2022). Coronary Artery Calcifications Are Associated With More Severe Multiorgan Failure in Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection: Longitudinal Results of the Maastricht Intensive Care COVID Cohort. Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 37(4), 217-224.
    • Verhaert, D. V. M., Linz, D., Chaldoupi, S. M., Westra, S. W., den Uijl, D. W., Philippens, S., Kerperien, M., Habibi, Z., Vorstermans, B., ter Bekke, R. M. A., Beukema, R. J., Evertz, R., Hemels, M. E. W., Luermans, J. G. L. M., Manusama, R., Lankveld, T. A. R., van der Heijden, C. A. J., Bidar, E., Hermans, B. M., ... Schotten, U. (2022). Rationale and Design of the ISOLATION Study: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study Identifying Predictors for Successful Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in an Integrated Clinical Care and Research Pathway. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, 9, [879139].