Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Penn Cardiovascular Institute Research Directory

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Rajat Deo, MD, MTR

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Cardiovascular Medicine Division
9 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 615-5455
Fax: (215) 662-2879
S.B. (Biology)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996.
M.D. (Internal Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2001.
M.T.R. (Masters of Science in Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2011.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Channel Biology / Electrophysiology

CVI Research Description:
• Risk prediction of sudden cardiac death
• Outcomes research in atrial fibrillation
• Genetic epidemiology

Selected Publications

Deo Rajat, Katz Ronit, de Boer Ian H, Sotoodehnia Nona, Kestenbaum Bryan, Mukamal Kenneth J, Chonchol Michel, Sarnak Mark J, Siscovick David, Shlipak Michael G, Ix Joachim H: Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 and Sudden Versus Non-sudden Cardiac Death: The Cardiovascular Health Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation Page: In Press, Jan 2015 Notes: Available online 5 January 2015.

Mathew JS, Leary PJ, Bansal N, Deo R, Lima JA, Siscovick DS, Kestenbaum B, Kawut SM, de Boer IH: Mineral Metabolism and the Right Ventricle: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Am J Kidney Dis Page: In Press, Nov 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Deo R, Lopez FL, Katz R, Sotoodehnia N, Adubay S, DeFilippi CR, Kerstenbaum B, Chen LY, Heckbert SR, Folsom AR, Kronmal RA, Konety S, Patton KK, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Alonso A: A Prediction Model for Sudden Cardiac Death in the General Population: Analyses from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study and the Cardiovascular Health Study. American Heart Assocation Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL November 2014.

Patel PJ, Borovskiy Y, Killian A, Marchlinsky FE, Deo R: Incident Atrial Fibrillation is Similar in Blacks and Whites with Congestive Heart Failure. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL November 2014.

Patel PJ, Borovskiy Y, Marchlinski RE, Deo R: Optimal Measurement of the QT Interval in Patients with Tachycardia. Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium, Washington, DC November 2014.

Mathew Jehu S, Sachs Michael C, Katz Ronit, Patton Kristen K, Heckbert Susan R, Hoofnagle Andrew N, Alonso Alvaro, Chonchol Michel, Deo Rajat, Ix Joachim H, Siscovick David S, Kestenbaum Bryan, de Boer Ian H: Fibroblast growth factor-23 and incident atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS). Circulation 130(4): 298-307, Jul 2014.

Deo Rajat, Yang Wei, Khan Abigail M, Bansal Nisha, Zhang Xiaoming, Leonard Mary B, Keane Martin G, Soliman Elsayed Z, Steigerwalt Susan, Townsend Raymond R, Shlipak Michael G, Feldman Harold I: Serum aldosterone and death, end-stage renal disease, and cardiovascular events in blacks and whites: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Hypertension 64(1): 103-10, Jul 2014.

Kini Vinay, Soufi Mohamad Khaled, Deo Rajat, Epstein Andrew E, Bala Rupa, Riley Michael, Groeneveld Peter W, Shalaby Alaa, Dixit Sanjay: Appropriateness of primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillators at the time of generator replacement: are indications still met? Journal of the American College of Cardiology 63(22): 2388-94, Jun 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 25(3): 293-8, Mar 2014.

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 ventricular premature depolarization-induced cardiomyopathy. Heart Rhythm: The Official Journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 11(2): 299-306, Feb 2014.

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Last updated: 03/18/2015
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