Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

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Michael B. Simson, MD

Samuel Bellet Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
HUP
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Rhoads
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: (215) 662-2187
Fax: 215-615-3652
Education:
B.A.
Harvard College. Cambridge, MA, 1966.
M.D. (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA, 1970.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, 1970-1971.
Junior Assistant Medical Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, 1971-1972.
Senior Assistant Medical Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, 1972-1973.
Fellow, Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, 1973-1975.
Research Fellow, Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, 1975-1976.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1973.
American Board of Internal Medicine. Cardiovascular Disease, 1975.
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Selected Publications

Pavri BB, Wong K, Kocovic DZ, Simson MB: Explain the change in PR interval and bundle branch block pattern with comparably coupled atrial premature beats. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 8: 237-239, 1997.

Bernard DM, Bowman RL, Grimm FA, Wolf BA, Simson MB, Shaw LM: Nighttime dosing assures postdistribution sampling for digioxin therapeutic drug monitoring. Clinical Chemistry 1996.

Pavri BB, Mittal S, Patel V, Passman R, Grubman E, Kocovic, DZ, Simson, MB: Prolonged QTc predicts mortality in post-infarction patients with positive signal-averaged ECGs. Electrocardiology 1996.

Simson MB: Signal-averaged electrocardiography. Cardiac electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside. Zipes D, Jalife (eds.). Philadelphia, WB Saunders, Page: 1038-1048, 1995.

Mancini DM, Wong K, Simson MB: Prognostic value of an abnormal signal-averaged electrocardiogram in patients with non-ischemic congestive cardiomyopathy. Circulation 87: 1083-1092, 1993.

Aaronson KD, Simson MB, Mancini DM: Signal-averaged electrocardiography in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathies. Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports 14: 18-31, 1993.

Simson MB: Signal averaged electrocardiogram - clinical utility in identifying patients with ventricular tachycardia. Tachycardias: Mechanisms and Management. Josephson ME, Wellens HJJ (eds.). Futura Publishing, Mount Kisko, NY, Page: 283-295, 1993.

Simson MB: Noninvasive identification of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death: Signal averaged electrocardiography. Circulation 85(Supp 1): I145-I151, 1992.

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