Charles Kinder, M.D.
“My mission is to partner with you to help you reach your cardiovascular healthcare goals. I will provide you with an understandable explanation of your heart rhythm condition. I will communicate to you realistic expectations regarding potential treatment options. I will incorporate the most up to date scientific information along with your personal preferences to help us together make the best possible decisions. I will be there when you need me.”
Dr. Charles Kinder graduated # 1 in his class from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital, going on to complete his cardiology fellowship at Loyola University Medical center. Dr. Kinder completed his heart rhythm (clinical cardiac electrophysiology) training at the University of Chicago and remained on staff as an Assistant Professor. He was most recently in private practice for seven years in San Antonio, Texas. He and his wife have returned home to Chicago to allow their two daughters to develop a closer relationship with their extended family.
Dr. Kinder is Board Certified in internal medicine, cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Kinder is the Founder and Director of the Heart Care Centers Heart Rhythm program. He has implanted more than 4000 pacemakers/defibrillators, including more than 500 biventricular devices. He has performed more than 1000 radio frequency catheter ablation procedures to cure rapid heart rhythm disorders.
Dr. Kinder is recognized as an expert in the heart rhythm field and in fact serves as a faculty member for the Heart Rhythm Society’s national device implant training course where he has instructed more than 1000 other doctors on device implantation techniques. In addition to being part of Vanguard Medical Group, he is also part of the prestigious Heart Care Centers of Illinois.