A photo of Richard Czosek.

Director, Cardiac Rhythm Device Management

Co-Director, Heart Institute Research Core

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests


Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmia, Heart

My Locations

My Education

BS: University of Georgia, 1997.

MD: Medical College of of Georgia, 2001.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Cincinnati, OH.

Cardiology Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship Subspecialty Training: Pediatric Pacing and Electrophysiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.

My Publications

Can noninvasive testing identify benign patterns of suggested pre-excitation on electrocardiogram?. Robinson, JA; Anderson, JB; Knilans, TK; Spar, DS; Czosek, RJ. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 2019; 42:904-909.

Contemporary Outcomes of Pediatric Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: A Single-Center Experience. Wittekind, SG; Ryan, TD; Gao, Z; Zafar, F; Czosek, RJ; Chin, CW; Jefferies, JL. Pediatric Cardiology. 2019; 40:694-704.

Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in a hemodynamically unstable infant with ventricular tachycardia from multiple cardiac rhabdomyomas. Kieu, V; Czosek, RJ; Knilans, TK; Quintessenza, JA; Bryant, R; Mohan, S. HeartRhythm Case Reports. 2019; 5:196-200.

Ventricular force-frequency relationships during biventricular or multisite pacing in congenital heart disease. Baskar, S; Redington, AN; Khoury, PR; Knilans, TK; Spar, DS; Czosek, RJ. Congenital Heart Disease. 2019; 14:201-206.

Cosmetic outcomes and quality of life in children with cardiac implantable electronic devices. Gist, KM; Marino, BS; Palmer, C; Fish, FA; Moore, JP; Czosek, RJ; Cassedy, A; LaPage, MJ; Law, IH; Garnreiter, J; et al. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 2019; 42:46-57.

Frequency of Ventricular Arrhythmias and Other Rhythm Abnormalities in Children and Young Adults With the Marfan Syndrome. Mah, DY; Sleeper, LA; Crosson, JE; Czosek, RJ; Love, BA; McCrindle, BW; Muino-Mosquera, L; Olson, AK; Pilcher, TA; Tierney, ES S; et al. American Journal of Cardiology. 2018; 122:1429-1436.

Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Who Undergo Placement of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Insights From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Baskar, S; Bao, H; Minges, KE; Spar, DS; Czosek, RJ. Circulation-Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2018; 11.

Nonreentrant atrial tachycardia occurs independently of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in RASopathy patients. Levin, MD; Saitta, SC; Gripp, KW; Wenger, TL; Ganesh, J; Kalish, JM; Epstein, MR; Smith, R; Czosek, RJ; Ware, SM; et al. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2018; 176:1711-1722.

The US Experience of the Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator in Pediatric Patients. Spar, DS; Bianco, NR; Knilans, TK; Czosek, RJ; Anderson, JB. Circulation-Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2018; 11.

Electrocardiograms in Healthy North American Children in the Digital Age. Saarel, EV; Granger, S; Kaltman, JR; Minich, LL; Tristani-Firouzi, M; Kim, JJ; Ash, K; Tsao, SS; Berul, CI; Stephenson, EA; et al. Circulation-Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2018; 11.