University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine

Bio for Robert Lobel, M.D.
Robert Lobel, M.D.

Robert Lobel, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Medicine-Cardiology, McClure Wing, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401


Medical School - Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Research Interests

Research interests focus on improved treatment of patients with rhythm disturbance. He is the local Principal Investigator on the System Longevity Study (SLS)" (including the PAS for the 4195 Attain StarFix Lead and the PAS for the 4196 Attain Ability Lead) Medtronic Inc. A co-investigator on direct His Bundle Pacing to Implement Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Study (DIRECT) Medtronic Inc. and an investigator on multiple other device and pharmaceutical trials.

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont


Lustgarten DL, Calame S, Crespo EM, Calame J, Lobel R, Spector PS. Electrical resynchronization induced by direct His-bundle pacing. Heart Rhythm January 2010 (Vol. 7, Issue 1, Pages 15-21).


Calame S, Lobel R, Lustgarten D.  A novel approach to Fidelis lead failure in a patient with complete subclavian occlusion and existing functional endocardial left ventricular lead.  Accepted Allied Professional Case-Based Abstract Presentation Heart Rhythm Society May 15, 2009.


Crespo EM, Bhadra K, Lobel R. Brugada syndrome unmasked by a Mosquito, Case Report.  Accepted for publication, Journal of Hospital Medicine.  2008.


Lobel RM, Spector P, Calame J, Lustgarten D.   Inappropriate Pulmonary Vein Isolation: Misdiagnosis secondary to Complex AV conduction.  Heart Rhythm Society abstract/poster. Presented 5/2006


Lobel RM, Lustgarten DL, Spector P.  “Multidetector computed tomography guidance in complex cardiac ablations”. Coronary Artery Disease. 2006 Mar;17(2):125-30.