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Frank E. Silvestry, M.D.

Frank E. Silvestry, M.D.

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

Contact information
Cardiovascular Division
Department of Medicine
9023 E Gates Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 615 5236
Fax: 215 349 8190
Education:
B.S. (Biochemistry)
State University of New York at Binghamton, 1986.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1990.
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Description of Research Expertise

Mitral Valve Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale
Atrial Septal Defect
Structural heart disease
Valvular heart disease
Cardiac Imaging
Intracardiac Echocardiography
Interventional Echocardiography

Description of Clinical Expertise

Mitral Valve Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale
Atrial Septal Defect
Intracardiac Echocardiography
Interventional Echocardiography
Valvular heart disease
Preventitive cardiology
Lipid abnormalities
Metabolic syndrome

Selected Publications

Frank E. Silvestry, MD, FASE, Chair, Meryl S. Cohen, MD, FASE, Co-Chair, Laurie B. Armsby, MD, FSCAI, Nitin J. Burkule, MD, DM, FASE, Craig E. Fleishman, MD, FASE, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, MSCAI, Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE, Jonathan J. Rome, MD, and Yan Wang, RDCS : Guidelines for the Echocardiographic Assessment of Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale: From the American Society of Echocardiography and Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions J Am Soc Echocardiogr 28: 910-58, August 2015.

Kiss D, Lilly SM, Silvestry F: Coronary sinus atrial communication in a 58 year old. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 15(10): 1100, Oct 2014.

Silvestry FE, Kadakia MB, Willhide J, Herrmann HC: Initial experience with a novel real-time three-dimensional intracardiac ultrasound system to guide percutaneous cardiac structural interventions: a phase 1 feasibility study of volume intracardiac echocardiography in the assessment of patients with structural heart disease undergoing percutaneous transcatheter therapy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 27(9): 978-83, Sep 2014.

Kadakia MB, Silvestry FE, Herrmann HC: Intracardiac echocardiography-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 85(3): 497-501, Feb 2014.

Dr. Monica Bhagat, MD, Dr. Joshua A. Steinberg, MD, Dr. Frank Silvestry, MD, Dr. Lea Surrey, MD, Dr. Andrea J. Apter, MD, MA, MSc, FAAAAI, Dr. Patricia A. Takach, MD, FAAAAI, Dr. Benjamin P. Soule, MD: Suspected Non-Infectious Prosthetic Valve Inflammatory Dehiscence In X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 133: AB 252, February 2014.

Mitul Kadakia, Vikram Prasanna, Jeffery Ogbara, Howard Herrmann, and Frank Silvestry : Imaging for Percutaneous Structural Interventions. EchoSAP (self assessment program) for CardioSource/ACC Frank E. Silvestry MD (Section editor) Elyse Foster (Echo SAP editor) (eds.). American College of Cardiology December 2013 Notes: http://www.cardiosource.org/Lifelong-Learning-and-MOC/Certified-Learning/SAPs/2013/EchoSAP-7.aspx.

Frank E. Silvestry MD : Cardiogenic Shock and Other Pump Failure States. The Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition. Paul N. Lanken MD (eds.). Elsevier Saunders Page: 73-86. December 2013 Notes: ISBN 978-1-4160-2455-2.

Lilly SM, Rome J, Anwaruddin S, Shreenivas S, Desai N, Silvestry FE, Herrmann HC, Fassa A, Himbert D, Brochet E, Labbé JP, Depoix JP, Hvass U, Vahanian A,Holoshitz N, Kenny D, Hijazi ZM: How Should I Treat Prosthetic Tricuspid Stenosis in an Extreme Surgical Risk Patient? EuroIntervention Page: 407-9, July 2013.

Mauri L, Foster E, Glower DD, Apruzzese P, Massaro JM, Herrmann HC, Hermiller J, Gray W, Wang A, Pedersen WR, Bajwa T, Lasala J, Low R, Grayburn P, Feldman T; EVEREST II Investigators : 4-year Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Percutaneous Repair Versus Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol 62(4): 317-28, July 2013.

Frank E. Silvestry M.D., FACC, FASE : Echocardiographic Evaluation of Patients Before and After MitraClip Mitral Valve Repair. Atlas of Percutaneous Mitral Valve Edge to Edge Repair. Ed -Editors: Ted Feldman, Olaf Franzen, Reginald Low, Jason Rogers, Khung Keong Yeo. (eds.). Springer, 2012

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Last updated: 08/04/2015
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