Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

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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
Education:
BA (American History)
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
MD
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.
Certifications
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
pacemakers
defibrillators

Description of Research Expertise

ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
supraventricular tachycardia
pacing

Selected Publications

Khurshid Shaan, Epstein Andrew E, Verdino Ralph J, Lin David, Goldberg Lee R, Marchlinski Francis E, Frankel David S: Incidence and predictors of right ventricular pacing-induced cardiomyopathy. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 11(9): 1619-25, Sep 2014.

Squara Fabien, Frankel David S, Schaller Robert, Kapa Suraj, Chik William W, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Dixit Sanjay: Voltage mapping for delineating inexcitable dense scar in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation: A new end point for enhancing pulmonary vein isolation. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society Jul 2014.

Liuba Ioan, Frankel David S, Riley Michael P, Hutchinson Mathew D, Lin David, Garcia Fermin C, Callans David J, Supple Gregory E, Dixit Sanjay, Bala Rupa, Squara Fabien, Zado Erica S, Marchlinski Francis E: Scar progression in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 11(5): 755-62, May 2014.

Van Herendael Hugo, Zado Erica S, Haqqani Haris, Tschabrunn Cory M, Callans David J, Frankel David S, Lin David, Garcia Fermin, Hutchinson Mathew D, Riley Michael, Bala Rupa, Dixit Sanjay, Yadava Mrinal, Marchlinski Francis E: Catheter ablation of ventricular fibrillation: importance of left ventricular outflow tract and papillary muscle triggers. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 11(4): 566-73, Apr 2014.

Aldhoon Bashar, Frankel David S, Hutchinson Mathew D, Callans David J, Epstein Andrew E, Dixit Sanjay, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Garcia Fermin C, Supple Gregory E, Cooper Joshua M, Bala Rupa, Deo Rajat, Zado Erica S, Marchlinski Francis E: Unipolar Voltage Abnormality is Associated with Greater Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology Nov 2013.

Betensky Brian P, Kapa Suraj, Desjardins Benoit, Garcia Fermin, Callans David, Dixit Sanjay, Frankel David S, Hutchinson Mathew, Supple Gregory, Zado Erica S, Marchlinski Francis E: Characterization of Transseptal Activation during Septal Pacing: Criteria for Identification of Intramural VT Substrate in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology Oct 2013.

Carballeira Pol Lidia, Deyell Marc W, Frankel David S, Benhayon Daniel, Squara Fabien, Chik William, Kohari Maria, Deo Rajat, Marchlinski Francis E: Ventricular Premature Depolarization QRS Duration as a New Marker of Risk for the Development of VPD Induced Cardiomyopathy. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society Oct 2013.

Frankel David S: CT Imaging to Guide CTI Ablation: New Tricks for an Old Dog. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology Aug 2013.

Kapa S, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Garcia FC, Lin D, Bala R, Riley MP, Hutchinson MD, Gerstenfeld EP, Tzou W, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS, Cooper JM, Supple G, Deo R, Verdino RJ, Patel VV, Dixit S. : Assessing Arrhythmia Burden After Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Using an Implantable Loop Recorder: The ABACUS Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 24(8): 875-81, Aug 2013.

Man JP, Lin D, Frankel DS: Transient ST segment elevation and accompanying intracardiac echocardiographic abnormalities of the inferior left ventricular wall during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology 38(1): 51-51, Jul 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print 2013 July 9.

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Last updated: 09/06/2014
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