Dr. John Reed

(757) 668-7214
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Cardiology


Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine

Residency: Children's Hospital of Orange County

Fellowship: Denver Children's Hospital

Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina


Dr. Reed was born in Santiago, Chile, but has lived most of his life in the United States.

Before studying medicine, he earned his bachelor's degree in science at the University of California at San Diego and his Master's of Public Health at UCLA.

His medical training took him to Washington, D.C., California, Colorado, and South Carolina.  He now makes his home in Virginia beach with his wife and their two children.

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric and adult congenital electrophysiology
  • Catheter ablation
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and management
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc," 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021
  • James W. Hayes Faculty Teaching Award (CHKD Pediatric Residency Subspecialty Teacher of the Year), 2014
  • Best Doctors in America®, 2013-2014
  • Best Doctors in America®, 2012-2013
  • Best Doctors in America®, 2011-2012
  • MUSC College of Medicine, Faculty Excellence Award Nomination, 2010
  • Teacher of the Month, MUSC College of Medicine, February 2010
  • Teacher of the Month, MUSC College of Medicine, September 2009
  • Best Doctors in America®, 2009-2010
  • Ashby B. Taylor Teaching Award (MUSC Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Teacher of the Year), 2009
  • Teacher of the Month, MUSC College of Medicine, January 2009
  • Baldassari CM, Beydoun HA, Peak J, Reed JH. Is Cardiology Evaluation Necessary in Children with Electrocardiogram Abnormalities Noted on Polysomnogram? Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2014 Apr; 150(4): 684-8. [PMID: 24493790]
  • LaPage MJ, Walsh MJ, Reed JH, Saul JP. Adenosine Mapping for Adenosine Dependent Accessory Pathway Ablation. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 2014 May; 37(5): 610-5. [PMID: 24372102]
  • Walsh EP, Bar-Cohen Y, Batra AS, Dick M, Erickson C, Fish F, Hamilton RM, Kanter RJ, Reed JH, VanHare GF, Vetter VL, Webster G. Recommendations for Advanced Fellowship Training in Clinical Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology: A Report from the Training and Credentialing Committee of the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society. Heart Rhythm 2013; 10: 775–781. [PMID: 23611645]
  • Collins KK, Schaffer MS, Liberman L, Saarel E, Knecht M, Tanel RE, Bradley D, Dubin AM, Paul T, Salerno J, Bar-Cohen Y, Sreeram N, Sanatani S, Law IH, Blaufox AD, Batra A, Moltedo JM, Van Hare GF, Reed JH, Ro PS, Kugler J, Anderson C, Triedman JK. Fascicular and Non-Fascicular Left Ventricular Tachycardias in the Young: An International Multicenter Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 2013; 24(6): 640-8. [PMID: 23437865]
  • Williams RV, Travison T, Kaltman JR, Cecchin F, Colan SD, Idriss SF, Lu M, Margosian R, Reed JH, Silver ES, Stephenson EA, Vetter VL for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators: Comparison of Fontan Survivors with and without Pacemakers: A Report from the Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cross Sectional Study. Congenital Heart Disease 2013; 8(1): 32-9. [PMID: 22762157]
  • Sanatani S, Potts JE, Reed JH, Saul JP, Stephenson EA, Gibbs KA, Anderson CC, Mackie AS, Ro PS, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Kanter RJ, Batra AS, Fournier A, Blaufox AD, Singh HR, Ross BA, Wong KK, Bar-Cohen Y, McCrindle BW, Etheridge SP. The Study of Antiarrhythmic Medications in Infancy (SAMIS): A Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Digoxin Versus Propranolol for Prophylaxis of Supraventricular Tachycardia in Infants. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2012; 5: 984-991. [PMID: 22962431]
  • LaPage MJ, Reed JH, Collins KK, Law IH, Pilcher TA, Tanel RE, Anderson CC, Young ML, Emmel M, Paul T, Blaufox AD, Arora G, Saul JP. Safety and Results of Cryoablation in Patients
  • Stevenson EA, Lu M, Berul CI, Etheridge SP, Idris SF, Margossian RE, Reed JH, Prakash A, Sleeper LA, Vetter VL, Blaufox AD for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators: Arrhythmias in a Contemporary Fontan Cohort: Prevalence and Clinical Associations in a Multi-Center Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2010; 56: 890-896. [PMID: 20813285]
  • LaPage MJ, Saul JP, Reed JH. Long-Term Outcomes for Cryoablation of Pediatric Patients with Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia. The American Journal of Cardiology 2010; 105: 1118-1121. [PMID: 20381663]
  • Hsia TY, Bradley SM, LaPage MJ, Whelan S, Saul JP, Ringewald JM, and Reed JH. Novel Minimally Invasive, Intrapericardial Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Coil System: A Useful Approach to Arrhythmia Therapy in Children. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2009; 87: 1234-1239. [PMID: 19324158]
  • Ellis AR, Reed JH, Fairbrother D. A Tangled Affair: Pacemaker Malfunction and Syncope in a Child Due to Twiddler’s Syndrome. Cardiology in the Young 2007; 17: 220-222. [PMID: 17244383]
  • Beroukhim RS, Reed JH, Schaffer MS, Yetman AT. Surgical correction of mitral valve prolapse: A cure for recurrent ventricular tachycardia in Marfan syndrome? Pediatric Cardiology 2006; 27:755-758. [PMID: 17019535]