About Eugene Chung, MD, MPH

Dr. Chung earned his AB at Harvard College, MSc at the University of Edinburgh, and MD at Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia, PA). He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine, fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine, and fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (EP), all at the Lahey Clinic (Burlington, MA). In 2008, he joined the EP faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Over the next 9 years, as an Assistant and then Associate Professor of Medicine, he performed the wide range of EP procedures including device implantation and catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia. While at UNC, he also served as UNC’s first team cardiologist. In 2017, he was recruited to the University of Michigan to direct expansion of EP services in West Michigan (UM) for Michigan Medicine. Over the subsequent 6 years he led the opening of three new EP labs and was appointed Associate Medical Director for the Cardiovascular Network of West Michigan, a collaboration of between Trinity Health and Michigan Medicine to build new services. He was also Director of the Sports Cardiology Clinic and Team Cardiologist for Michigan Athletics and several other universities and professional teams throughout Michigan. While at UM he was promoted to Clinical Professor and completed a Master in Public Health (MPH) in Population Health Science and a Certificate in Health Care Finance.  

In addition to his clinical work in electrophysiology and sports cardiology, Dr Chung has maintained research interests in ECG screening and arrhythmias in athletes. He has been active in the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and American College of Cardiology (ACC), serving as Vice-Chair of the 2024 HRS consensus statement on arrhythmias in athletes and 2020-23 Chair of the ACC Sports and Exercise Cardiology Leadership Council. He is also on the Sports Science and Safety Committee for USA Lacrosse.

Since joining Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in November 2023, Dr Chung continues to practice both clinical EP and sports cardiology. He is the inaugural Director of the Sports Electrophysiology Clinic in the Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP), which provides comprehensive cardiovascular care for athletes and high active individuals of all levels. 

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Medical Education

  • MD, Jefferson Medical College
  • MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Residency, Lahey Clinic
  • Fellowship, Lahey Clinic
  • Fellowship, Lahey Clinic

American Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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