Meet Rose’s EP Physician Team

Each patient’s heart is different and requires an individualized approach to treatment. 

The expert team at Rocky Mountain Heart Rhythm Institute at Rose is comprised of physicians at the forefront of advanced arrhythmia treatment. They are pioneering new procedures aimed at effectively and efficiently restoring our patients’ hearts to their normal rhythm thereby improving overall quality of life.

Our team provides:

  • Comprehensive risk identification and heart rhythm evaluation
  • Expert staff with specialized training in arrhythmia treatment
  • Care plans tailored specifically to each patient
(l. to r.) Christopher Stees, DO; J.T. Svinarich, MD; Jason Sperling, MD

Jason Sperling, M.D.

Jason Sperling, MD — Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Sperling earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and completed a residency at University of Maryland Medical System. He completed his cardiac surgery training at the University of Virginia, and participated in cutting-edge research in heart surgery at Harvard University's Children's Hospital in Boston. He is board-certified in cardiothoracic surgery and the HealthONE Director of Cardiac Surgery and Medical Director of Cardiovascular Services.  He has co-authored numerous research papers in well-known peer-reviewed scientific journals. Dr. Sperling is experienced in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, including advanced mitral valve repair, 'off-pump' coronary bypass surgery, multiple arterial grafting and cardiac re-operations.

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Christopher Stees, D.O.

Christopher Stees, DO, FAHRS — Electrophysiology

Dr. Stees is a graduate of University of Kansas and earned his medical degree from Oklahoma State University. He completed an internship, residency and cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Stees is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and board eligible in cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Stees’ interests include catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias including  atrial fibrillation, atrial tachycardias, supraventricular tachycardias, and ventricular tachycardia; his special interest is insudden cardiac death prevention and risk factor stratification. 

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J.T. Svinarich, M.D.

J.T. Svinarich, MD, FAHRS — Electrophysiology

Dr. Svinarich is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, and attended medical school at Ohio State University. He then was trained in medicine, cardiology and electrophysiology at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver and Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Svinarich is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology.

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