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David S Frankel, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
9 Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6801
Fax: 215-615-4350
BA (American History)
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA , 2004-2005.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA , 2005-2007.
Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2007-2009.
Fellow in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2009-2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.
American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2010.
American Board of Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
supraventricular tachycardia
cardiac resynchronization therapy

Description of Research Expertise

ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
supraventricular tachycardia

Selected Publications

Sadek MM, Maeda S, Chik W, Santangeli P, Zado ES, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Hutchinson MD, Garcia FC, Riley MP, Lin D, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE: Recurrent atrial arrhythmias in the setting of chronic pulmonary vein isolation. Heart Rhythm 13(11): 2174-2180, November 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Aug 17.

Khurshid S, Liang JJ, Owens A, Lin D, Schaller R, Epstein AE, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS: Longer Paced QRS Duration is Associated With Increased Prevalence of Right Ventricular Pacing-Induced Cardiomyopathy. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 27(10): 1174-1179, October 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Aug 19.

Frankel David S: Recipe for Ablation Success: Don't Cook the Goose. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 27(9): 1045-6, Sep 2016.

Frankel DS, Tung R, Santangeli P, Tzou WS, Vaseghi M, Di Biase L, Nagashima K, Tedrow U, Bunch TJ, Tholakanahalli VN, Dendi R, Reddy M, Lakkireddy D, Dickfeld T, Weiss JP, Mathuria N, Vergara P, Patel M, Nakahara S, Vakil K, Sauer WH, Callans DJ, Natale A, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K, Marchlinski FE: Sex and Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia: An International Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Center Collaborative Group Study. JAMA Cardiology Page: In press, August 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Aug 24

Muser D, Santangeli P, Pathak RK, Castro SA, Liang JJ, Magnani S, Hayashi T, Garcia FC, Hutchinson MD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Riley MP, Lin D, Schaller RD, Desjardins B, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE: Long-Term Outcomes of Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 9(8): 1-15, August 2016.

Santangeli P, Muser D, Maeda S, Filtz A, Zado ES, Frankel DS, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE: Comparative effectiveness of antiarrhythmic drugs and catheter ablation for the prevention of recurrent ventricular tachycardia in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Heart Rhythm 13(7): 1552-9, July 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Mar 4.

Santangeli P, Zado ES, Hutchinson MD, Riley MP, Lin D1, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Garcia FC, Dixit S1, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE: Prevalence and distribution of focal triggers in persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 13(2): 374-82, February 2016 Notes: Epub 2015 Oct 23.

David S. Frankel and Francis E. Marchlinski: Ischemic Heart Disease. Chapter in Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside Douglas Zipes (eds.). 2016.

Jackson Liang and David S. Frankel: Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia. Chapter in Handbook of Cardiac Electrophysiology 2016.

Liang JJ, Elafros MA, Chik WW, Santangeli P, Zado ES, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Schaller RD, Lin D, Hutchinson MD, Riley MP, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S: Early recurrence of atrial arrhythmias following pulmonary vein antral isolation: Timing and frequency of early recurrences predicts long-term ablation success. Heart Rhythm 12(12): 2461-8, December 2015 Notes: Epub 2015 Jul 14.

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