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
11-133 South Pavillion PCAM
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
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

Chao, Ariana M, Wadden, Thomas A, Berkowitz, Robert I, Quigley, Kerry, Silvestry, Frank: The risk of cardiovascular complications with current obesity drugs. Expert opinion on drug safety. Taylor & Francis, 19(9): 1095-1104, 2020.

Webb, John, Hensey, Mark, Fam, Neil, Rodés-Cabau, Josep, Daniels, David, Smith, Robert, Szeto, Wilson, Boone, Robert, Ye, Jian, Moss, Robert, Peterson, Mark, Ong, Geraldine, Paradis, Jean-Michel, Dagenais, François, Wintzer-Wehekind, Jérôme, Shafi, Bilal, Nair, Deepu, Szerlip, Molly, Grayburn, Paul, Silvestry, Frank, Koulogiannis, Konstantinos, Hermiller, James, Guyton, Robert, Herrmann, Howard: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement With the Transseptal EVOQUE System. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 13(20): 2418-2426, 2020.

Gopal DJ, Han Y, Silvestry FE, Ferrari VA.: Atypical presentation of lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum: a case report. Eur Heart J Case Rep. Oxford University Press 3(4), November 2019.

Hanff Thomas C, Kaye David M, Hayward Christopher S, Post Martijn C, Malek Filip, Hasenfuβ Gerd, Gustafsson Finn, Burkhoff Daniel, Shah Sanjiv J, Litwin Sheldon E, Kahwash Rami, Hummel Scott L, Borlaug Barry A, Solomon Scott D, Lam Carolyn S P, Komtebedde Jan, Silvestry Frank E: Assessment of Predictors of Left Atrial Volume Response to a Transcatheter InterAtrial Shunt Device (from the REDUCE LAP-HF Trial). The American journal of cardiology Sep 2019.

Chen Tiffany, Ferrari Victor A, Silvestry Frank E: Identification and Quantification of Degenerative and Functional Mitral Regurgitation for Patient Selection for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair. Interventional cardiology clinics 7(3): 387-404, Jul 2018.

Tiffany Chen, MD and Frank E. Silvestry, MD FACC: Echocardiography in Cardiac Transplantation and Assist Devices. Acc.org (EchoSAP 8) Smadar Kort MD (eds.). American College of Cardiology July 2018.

Enriquez Andres, Saenz Luis C, Rosso Raphael, Silvestry Frank E, Callans David, Marchlinski Francis E, Garcia Fermin: Use of Intracardiac Echocardiography in Interventional Cardiology: Working With the Anatomy Rather Than Fighting It. Circulation 137(21): 2278-2294, May 2018.

Hirshfeld John W, Fiorilli Paul N, Silvestry Frank E: Important Strategies to Reduce Occupational Radiation Exposure in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: No Lower Limit. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71(11): 1255-1258, Mar 2018.

Kaye David M, Silvestry Frank E, Gustafsson Finn, Cleland John G, van Veldhuisen Dirk J, Ponikowski Piotr, Komtebedde Jan, Nanayakkara Shane, Burkhoff Dan, Shah Sanjiv J: Impact of atrial fibrillation on rest and exercise haemodynamics in heart failure with mid-range and preserved ejection fraction. European journal of heart failure Oct 2017.

Kaye David M, Hasenfuß Gerd, Neuzil Petr, Post Martijn C, Doughty Robert, Trochu Jean-Noël, Kolodziej Adam, Westenfeld Ralf, Penicka Martin, Rosenberg Mark, Walton Antony, Muller David, Walters Darren, Hausleiter Jorg, Raake Philip, Petrie Mark C, Bergmann Martin, Jondeau Guillaume, Feldman Ted, Veldhuisen Dirk J van, Ponikowski Piotr, Silvestry Frank E, Burkhoff Dan, Hayward Christopher: One-Year Outcomes After Transcatheter Insertion of an Interatrial Shunt Device for the Management of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction. Circulation. Heart failure 9(12), Dec 2016.

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