B. Judson Colley III M.D., M.P.H. is a board-certified adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist, specializing in heart rhythm disorders. He joined Jackson Heart Clinic and Mississippi from his home state of Alabama. Dr. Colley completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. He then went on to pursue a Master of Public Health and Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Colley completed UAB’s Tinsley Harris internal medicine residency program. Following residency, Dr. Colley completed a cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina.
In January 2006, Dr. Colley was involved in the "Cardiac tamponade: still being newly described" South Med publication and in 2007 the "Devices for Cardiac Resynchronization Chapter: Assessment of Single Shock Defibrillation Testing of Biventricular ICDs" Spring publication.
Dr. Colley brings with him extensive experience in treating heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation, SVT and other arrhythmias. He also specializes in the implant and follow-up of pacemakers and defibrillators. Since joining Jackson Heart Clinic in 2009, Dr. Colley has performed over 1,000 ablations for complex heart rhythm disorders. He employs the latest modalities and uses the most up-to-date toolsets for catheter ablation.
Dr. Colley serves as the director of research and is actively involved with clinical research at Jackson Heart Clinic. He has been the principal investigator on many important trials such as the DIAMOND-AF study. Other trial involvements include but are not limited to the Abbott PERSIST-END, DiamondTempTM Ablation System for the Treatment of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation, EnSite Precision Observational Study, and the SJM Brady MRI Post Approval Study. Also in August 2020, Dr. Colley and the EP team were the first involved in the U.S. high standard power sub-study case- TactiFlex PAF (Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation) IDE clinical trial.
Dr. Colley serves on the Mississippi Heart and Vascular Institute Board as the Complex Arrhythmia Director. He also belongs to the Heart Rhythm Society, American College of Cardiology, American Medical Association and the Mississippi State Medical Association. Dr. Colley lectures on heart rhythm disorders in Jackson and the surrounding communities.