Kevin R. Campbell, M.D., F.A.C.C.

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Dr. Campbell is an internationally recognized cardiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders. As a Cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Campbell’s practice is focused on the treatment and prevention of sudden cardiac death.

In addition, Dr. Campbell has been a national leader in the promotion of cardiovascular care in women. As an internationally recognized expert in the field, he several books on Heart Disease in Women in publication and expects to see his first in bookstores in 2014. He is passionate about working tirelessly to ensure that underserved patient populations, such as women and minorities, are appropriately treated and receive the best care available. While cardiovascular disease death rates in men have declined over the last 15 years, death rates among women have remained constant, and Dr. Campbell believes that this is unacceptable. He has been an advocate for prevention of sudden cardiac death in women for the last five years and has developed, produced and chaired national symposia on women and cardiovascular disease prevention in order to increase awareness of the risk factors and warning signs of cardiovascular disease in women among both healthcare providers and women across the nation. Through education, awareness and advocacy, it is his hope that we can reduce cardiovascular disease in underserved populations.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Campbell is the on air Medical Expert for WNCN and appears weekly on the NBC17 Today Show. He is also a national Fox News Contributor and appears regularly on both the Fox News and Fox Business Networks. Dr Campbell’s TV appearances are focused on educating the public about common health problems with the hope of improving awareness in the community

On a personal note, he is a husband to his wife of 14 years and father to his 13-year-old daughter. He enjoys music, golf and time outside at the NC coast. He is a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Raleigh, where he sings as a cantor during Sunday masses. He is involved in several charitable organizations, such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), where he has served on the board of directors.


  • Golf
  • Surfing
  • Spending time with family at the NC Coast


  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University Of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


  • Medical Degree: Bowman Gray School Of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Undergraduate Degree: Valedictorian; Biochemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC


  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine


  • Vice Chair of Medicine, Johnston Health
  • Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Johnston Health
  • Chief Medical Officer-CardioReady
  • Heart Rhythm Society, Vice Chair, Education CME Committee 2012-present
  • Leadership/Committee positions, Heart Rhythm Society
  • Heart Failure Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Fellow, The American College of Cardiology


  • General Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology including implantation of Pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) and performance of cardiac ablations.



  • American College of Physicians, National Meeting – San Diego, California, Virginia Chapter Poster Competition, First Place “Disseminated Blastomycosis and ARDS in an Immunocompetent Host” 1998
  • American College of Physicians, Virginia Chapter Poster Competition “The Association Between Disseminated Aspergillosis and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Patients Treated with Prolonged Corticosteroids: Two Case Reports” 1999
  • “Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome” Emergency Medicine, April 2000
  • “The Use of Glycoprotein IIb IIIa Inhibitors In Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Current Practice and Future Trends” American Journal of Cardiology, Vol 85, April 27, 2000
  • “GPIIb/IIIa Inhibitors: Therapeutic Applications in Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction” American Heart Journal, Vol 140 Suppl, December 2000
  • “Bivalirudin in Patients with Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention” Journal of Interventional Cardiology, Vol 12 Suppl F, December 2000
  • “Congenital Agenesis of the Right Pulmonary Artery” Journal of Catheterization and Intervention, Vol 51, No 4, December 2000
  • “Bivalirudin During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia: Interim Results of the ATBAT Trial” Abstract presented at TCT Meeting, Washington, DC (2000)
  • Guidant Corporation, National Fellows Education Program, Physician advisor/Program Development (2003)
  • Speaker–Guidant Corporation, National Fellows Program (2003-2006)
  • Invited Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Electrophysiology, Dr Eric Prystowski, Editor in Chief (2003-present)
  • Heart Rhythm Society, Instructor–ICD Training Course/Alternative Certification Pathway, Las Vegas, NV (2005)
  • SJM Corporation, “Sudden Cardiac Death: Bringing Therapy to the People Who Need It,” National Speaker, CABS program (2006-2007)
  • SJM Corporation, Program Director—Regional Program, “Women and Cardiovascular Disease,” Asheville, NC (2007)
  • SJM Corporation, National Physician Education Advisory (CABS) Board (2007-present)
  • Biotronik Corporation, International Fellows Educational Program Physician Advisory Board (2008-present)
  • SJM Corporation, Program Director/Program Chair/Academic Course Director, National CABS Physician Meeting, New York City (December 2008)
  • MDT Corporation, Program Director, Allied Health Professionals Meeting, Washington, DC (March 2008)
  • MDT Corporation, Program Director, Allied Health Professionals Meeting, Washington, DC (March 2009), Orlando, FL (January 2010)
  • SJM Corporation, Women and Sudden Cardiac Death, National Program Director for Education Initiative (2009)
  • SJM Corporation, Program Director, Regional Nephrology and Sudden Death Program, Asheville, NC (2010)
  • SJM Corporation, Fellows Advisory Board, Miami, FL (2010)
  • Heart Rhythm Society Annual Sessions Invited Chair and Speaker2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • American College of Cardiology Annual Sessions Invited Chair and Speaker 2014, Washington, DC


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