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
cardiac resynchronization therapy

Description of Research Expertise

ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
supraventricular tachycardia
pacing

Selected Publications

Zipes Douglas P, Calkins Hugh, Daubert James P, Ellenbogen Kenneth A, Field Michael E, Fisher John D, Fogel Richard Ira, Frankel David S, Gupta Anurag, Indik Julia H, Kusumoto Fred M, Lindsay Bruce D, Marine Joseph E, Mehta Laxmi S, Mendes Lisa A, Miller John M, Munger Thomas M, Sauer William H, Shen Win-Kuang, Stevenson William G, Su Wilber W, Tracy Cynthia M, Tsiperfal Angela: 2015 ACC/AHA/HRS Advanced Training Statement on Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (A Revision of the ACC/AHA 2006 Update of the Clinical Competence Statement on Invasive Electrophysiology Studies, Catheter Ablation, and Cardioversion). Journal of the American College of Cardiology Sep 2015.

Liang Jackson J, Elafros Melissa A, Chik William W, Santangeli Pasquale, Zado Erica S, Frankel David S, Supple Gregory E, Schaller Robert D, Lin David, Hutchinson Mathew D, Riley Michael P, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Dixit Sanjay: Early recurrence of atrial arrhythmias following pulmonary vein antral isolation: Timing and frequency of early recurrences predicts long-term ablation success. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society Jul 2015.

Arkles Jeffrey, Zado Erica, Supple Gregory, Frankel David S, Callans David, Marchlinski Francis, Dixit Sanjay: Feasibility of Transseptal Access in Patients with Previously Scarred or Repaired Inter-atrial Septum. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology Jun 2015.

Mountantonakis Stavros E, Frankel David S, Tschabrunn Cory M, Hutchinson Mathew D, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Bala Rupa, Garcia Fermin C, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Zado Erica S, Marchlinski Francis E: Ventricular arrhythmias from the coronary venous system: Prevalence, mapping, and ablation. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 12(6): 1145-53, Jun 2015.

Tung Roderick, Vaseghi Marmar, Frankel David S, Vergara Pasquale, DiBiase Luigi, Nagashima Koichi, Yu Ricky, Vangala Sitaram, Tseng Chi-Hong, Choi Eue-Keun, Khurshid Shaan, Patel Mehul, Mathuria Nilesh, Nakahara Shiro, Tzou Wendy S, Sauer William H, Vakil Kairav, Tedrow Usha, Burkhardt David, Tholakanahalli Venkat, Saliaris Anastasios, Dickfeld Timm, Weiss J Peter, Bunch T Jared, Reddy Madhu, Kanmanthareddy Arun, Callans David, Lakkireddy Dhanunjaya, Natale Andrea, Marchlinski Francis, Stevenson William G, Della Bella Paolo, Shivkumar Kalyanam: Freedom from recurrent ventricular tachycardia after catheter ablation is associated with improved survival in patients with structural heart disease: An International VT Ablation Center Collaborative Group study. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society May 2015.

Chatterjee Saurav, Herrmann Howard C, Wilensky Robert L, Hirshfeld John, McCormick Daniel, Frankel David S, Yeh Robert W, Armstrong Ehrin J, Kumbhani Dharam J, Giri Jay: Safety and Procedural Success of Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion With the Lariat Device: A Systematic Review of Published Reports and Analytic Review of the FDA MAUDE Database. JAMA internal medicine May 2015.

Frankel David S, Parker Sarah E, Rosenfeld Lynda E, Gorelick Philip B: HRS/NSA 2014 Survey of Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: Gaps in Knowledge and Perspective, Opportunities for Improvement. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 24(8): 1691-700, May 2015.

Maeda Shingo, Chik William W, Han Yuchi, Liang Jackson J, Squara Fabien, Arkles Jeffrey S, Sadek Mouhannad M, Santangeli Pasquale, Frankel David S, Zado Erica S, Takebayashi Satoshi, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Lin David: Effects of Age-related Aortic Root Anatomic Changes on Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Pace-mapping Morphologies: A Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Validation Study. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology May 2015.

Tzou Wendy S, Frankel David S, Hegeman Timothy, Supple Gregory E, Garcia Fermin C, Santangeli Pasquale, Katz David F, Sauer William H, Marchlinski Francis E: Core isolation of critical arrhythmia elements for treatment of multiple scar-based ventricular tachycardias. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 8(2): 353-61, Apr 2015.

Santangeli Pasquale, Marchlinski Francis E, Zado Erica S, Benhayon Daniel, Hutchinson Mathew D, Lin David, Frankel David S, Riley Michael P, Supple Gregory E, Garcia Fermin C, Bala Rupa, Desjardins Benoit, Callans David J, Dixit Sanjay: Percutaneous epicardial ablation of ventricular arrhythmias arising from the left ventricular summit: outcomes and electrocardiogram correlates of success. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 8(2): 337-43, Apr 2015.

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