Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

faculty photo

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
Internship, Clinical Immunology, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, 1998-1998.
Intern in Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1998-1999.
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.
Permanent link
 
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Selected Publications

Sadek MM, Benhayon D, Surredi R, Chic W, Supple GE, Hutchinson MD, Bala Ru, Carballeira L, Zado ES, Patel VV, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Garcia FC.: Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the moderator band: Electrocardiographic characteristics and treatment by catheter ablation. Heart Rhythm 12(1): 67-75, Jan 2015 Notes: Epub 2014 Aug 23.

Patel P, D'Souza B, Saha P, Chik W, Riley M, Garcia FC.: Electroanatomic Mapping of the Intercaval Bundle in Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Arrhyth Electrophysiol 7(6): 1262-7, Dec 2014.

Riley MP, Zado E, Hutchinson MD, Lin D, Bala R, Garcia FC, Callans DJ, Cooper JM, Verdino RJ, Dixit S, Marchlinski FE.: Risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack after atrial fibrillation ablation with oral anticoagulant use guided by ECG monitoring and pulse assessment. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiology 6: 591-6, June 2014.

Liuba I, Frankel DS, Riley MP, Hutchinson MD, Lin D, Garcia FC, Callans DJ, Supple GE, Dixit S, Bala R, Squara F, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE: Scar progression in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias. Heart Rhythm 11(5): 755-62, May 2014 Notes: Epub 2014 Feb 19.

Van Herendael H, Zado ES, Haqqani H, Tschabrunn CM, Callans DJ, Frankel DS, Lin D, Garcia F, Hutchinson MD, Riley M, Bala R, Dixit S, Yadava M, Marchlinski FE: Catheter ablation of ventricular fibrillation: importance of left ventricular outflow tract and papillary muscle triggers. Heart Rhythm 11: 566-73, April 2014.

Lin Y, Yang B, Garcia FC, Ju W, Zhang F, Chen H, Yu J, Li M, Gu K, Cao K, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Chen M: Comparison of left atrial electrophysiologic abnormalities during sinus rhythm in patients with different type of atrial fibrillation. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology 39(Issue 1): 57-67, Jan 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Lin Y, Yang B, Garcia FC, JU W, Zhang F, Chen H, Yu J, Li M, Gu K, Cao K, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Chen M.: Comparison of left atrial electrophysiologic abnormalities during sinus rhythm in patients with different type of atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiology 39(1): 57-67, Jan 2014 Notes: Epub 2013 Oct 11.

Garcia, FC, Betensky BP, Kapa S, Desjardins B, Callans DJ, Dixit S, Frankel DS, Hutchinson MD, Supple GE, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE: Characterization of trans-septal activation during septal pacing: criteria for identification of intramural ventricular tachycardia substrate in nonischemic cardiomyopathy. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6(6): 1123-30, Dec 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Oct 8.

Aldhoon B, Tzou WS, Riley MP, Lin D, Callans D, Hutchinson MD, Dixit S, Garcia FC, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE: Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy Substrate and Ventricular Tachycardia in the Setting of Coronary Artery Disease. Heart Rhythm 10(11): 1622-7, Nov 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Aldhoon B, Frankel DS, Hutchinson MD, Callans DJ, Epstein AE, Dixit S, Riley MP, Lin D, Garcia FC, Supple GE, Cooper JM, Bala R, Deo R, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE: Unipolar Voltage Abnormality is Associated with Greater Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol Nov . 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

back to top
Last updated: 05/22/2015
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania