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Merritt Raitt, M.D.

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  • Cardiology

Special focus

  • Arrhythmia / Electrophysiology

About me

Dr. Raitt is the director of the Arrhythmia service for the VA Portland Health Care System which provides tertiary care arrhythmia services including arrhythmia consultation, catheter ablation, and device implantation to veterans in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Idaho. He is an active clinical researcher with interests in atrial fibrillation and implantable defibrillator therapy.


Dr. Raitt only sees patients at the Portland VA medical center.  To arrange for an appointment, VA patients should contact their VA primary provider for a referral to cardiology clinic.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • M.D., 1986, University of California San Diego
  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Washington, Seattle WA 1986-1989
  • Fellowship

    • Cardiology Fellowship: Cardiology: University of Washington, Seattle WA 1990-1993
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