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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

Santangeli Pasquale, Hutchinson Mathew D, Supple Gregory E, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Garcia Fermin C: Right Atrial Approach for Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias Arising From the Left Posterior-Superior Process of the Left Ventricle. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 9(7), Jul 2016.

Wilkoff Bruce L, Fauchier Laurent, Stiles Martin K, Morillo Carlos A, Al-Khatib Sana M, Almendral Jesœs, Aguinaga Luis, Berger Ronald D, Cuesta Alejandro, Daubert James P, Dubner Sergio, Ellenbogen Kenneth A, Estes N A Mark, Fenelon Guilherme, Garcia Fermin C, Gasparini Maurizio, Haines David E, Healey Jeff S, Hurtwitz Jodie L, Keegan Roberto, Kolb Christof, Kuck Karl-Heinz, Marinskis Germanas, Martinelli Martino, McGuire Mark, Molina Luis G, Okumura Ken, Proclemer Alessandro, Russo Andrea M, Singh Jagmeet P, Swerdlow Charles D, Teo Wee Siong, Uribe William, Viskin Sami, Wang Chun-Chieh, Zhang Shu: 2015 HRS/EHRA/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus statement on optimal implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming and testing. Journal of arrhythmia 32(1): 1-28, Feb 2016.

Santangeli Pasquale, Zado Erica S, Hutchinson Mathew D, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Frankel David S, Supple Gregory E, Garcia Fermin C, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E: Prevalence and distribution of focal triggers in persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 13(2): 374-82, Feb 2016.

Santangeli Pasquale, Zado Erica S, Supple Gregory E, Haqqani Haris M, Garcia Fermin C, Tschabrunn Cory M, Callans David J, Lin David, Dixit Sanjay, Hutchinson Mathew D, Riley Michael P, Marchlinski Francis E: Long-Term Outcome With Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 8(6): 1413-21, Dec 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.

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.

Santangeli Pasquale, Muser Daniele, Zado Erica S, Magnani Silvia, Khetpal Sumun, Hutchinson Mathew D, Supple Gregory, Frankel David S, Garcia Fermin C, Bala Rupa, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Rame J Eduardo, Schaller Robert, Dixit Sanjay, Marchlinski Francis E, Callans David J: Acute hemodynamic decompensation during catheter ablation of scar-related ventricular tachycardia: incidence, predictors, and impact on mortality. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 8(1): 68-75, Feb 2015.

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 Parin J, D'Souza Benjamin, Saha Paban, Chik William W B, Riley Michael P, Garcia Fermin C: Electroanatomic mapping of the intercaval bundle in atrial fibrillation. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 7(6): 1262-7, Dec 2014.

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