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Fermin C. Garcia, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Cardiology/Electrophysiology
9 Founders - 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)662-6006
Fax: (215) 615-5441
Education:
M.D. ( )
Jose Maria Vargas School of Medicine, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1998-1999.
Internship, Clinical Immunology, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, 1998-1998.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2001.
Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2004.
Fellow, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2006.
Certifications
USMLE/ECFMG , 1997.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Diseases, 2004.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Fulton Brian L, Liang Jackson J, Enriquez Andres, Garcia Fermin C, Supple Gregory E, Riley Michael P, Schaller Robert D, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Han Yuchi: Imaging characteristics of papillary muscle site of origin of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with mitral valve prolapse. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology Oct 2017.

Enriquez Andres, Pathak Rajeev K, Santangeli Pasquale, Liang Jackson J, Al Rawahi Mohammed, Hayashi Tatsuya, Muser Daniele, Frankel David S, Supple Gregory, Schaller Robert, Lin David, Nazarian Saman, Zado Erica, Marchlinski Francis E, Garcia Fermin C: Inferior lead discordance in ventricular arrhythmias: A specific marker for certain arrhythmia locations. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 28(10): 1179-1186, Oct 2017.

Santangeli Pasquale, Zado Erica S, Garcia Fermin C, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Frankel David S, Supple Gregory E, Schaller Robert D, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E: Lack of Prognostic Value of Atrial Arrhythmia Inducibility and Change in Inducibility Status Following Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Heart rhythm Oct 2017.

Enriquez Andres, Liang Jackson, Gentile Javier, Schaller Robert D, Supple Gregory E, Frankel David S, Garcia Fermin C, Wald Joyce, Birati Edo Y, Rame J Eduardo, Bermudez Christian, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Santangeli Pasquale: Outcomes of rescue cardiopulmonary support for periprocedural acute hemodynamic decompensation in patients undergoing catheter ablation of electrical storm. Heart rhythm Sep 2017.

Aryana Arash, d'Avila André, Cool Christina L, Miller Marc A, Garcia Fermin C, Supple Gregory E, Dukkipati Srinivas R, Lakkireddy Dhanunjaya, Bunch T Jared, Bowers Mark R, O'Neill Padraig Gearoid, Reddy Vivek Y, Marchlinski Francis E: Outcomes of catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia with mechanical hemodynamic support: An analysis of the Medicare database. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology Aug 2017.

Enriquez Andres, Supple Gregory E, Marchlinski Francis E, Garcia Fermin C: How to map and ablate papillary muscle ventricular arrhythmias. Heart rhythm Jun 2017.

Hayashi Tatsuya, Santangeli Pasquale, Pathak Rajeev K, Muser Daniele, Liang Jackson J, Castro Simon A, Garcia Fermin C, Hutchinson Mathew D, Supple Gregory E, Frankel David S, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Schaller Robert D, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Zado Erica S, Marchlinski Francis E: Outcomes of Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Outflow Tract Ventricular Arrhythmias With an R Wave Pattern Break in Lead V2: A Distinct Clinical Entity. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 28(5): 504-514, May 2017.

Enriquez Andres, Santangeli Pasquale, Zado Erica S, Liang Jackson, Castro Simon, Garcia Fermin C, Schaller Robert D, Supple Gregory E, Frankel David S, Callans David J, Lin David, Dixit Sanjay, Deo Rajat, Riley Michael P, Marchlinski Francis E: Postoperative atrial tachycardias after mitral valve surgery: Mechanisms and outcomes of catheter ablation. Heart rhythm 14(4): 520-526, Apr 2017.

Pathak Rajeev K, Garcia Fermin C: Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia. Cardiac electrophysiology clinics 9(1): 99-106, Mar 2017.

Muser Daniele, Liang Jackson J, Witschey Walter Rt, Pathak Rajeev K, Castro Simon, Magnani Silvia, Zado Erica S, Garcia Fermin C, Desjardins Benoit, Callans David J, Frankel David S, Marchlinski Francis E, Santangeli Pasquale: Ventricular arrhythmias associated with left ventricular noncompaction: Electrophysiologic characteristics, mapping, and ablation. Heart rhythm 14(2): 166-175, Feb 2017.

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