David S Frankel, MD

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

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
9 Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6801
Fax: 215-615-4350
BA (American History)
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
supraventricular tachycardia
cardiac resynchronization therapy

Description of Research Expertise

ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
supraventricular tachycardia
pacing-induced cardiomyopathy
cardiac resynchronization therapy

Selected Publications

Markman TM, Kuo L, Mustin E, Amankwah NA, Supple GE, Dixit S, Nazarian S, Arkles J, Hyman M, Lin D, Epstein AE, Santangeli P, Deo R, Schaller RD, Frankel DS. : Time Course and Predictors of Worsening Tricuspid Regurgitation following Right Ventricular Lead Implantation. circulation-arrhythmia and electrophysiology Oct 2020.

Bhatla, A, Mayer, MM, Adusumalli, S, Hyman, MC, Oh, E, Tierney, A, Moss, J, Chahal, AA, Anesi, G, Denduluri, S, Domenico, CM, Arkles, J, Abella, BS, Bullinga, JR, Callans, DJ, Dixit, S, Epstein, AE, Frankel, DS, Garcia, FC, Kumareswaram, R, Nazarian, S, Riley, MP, Santangeli, P, Schaller, RD, Supple, GE, Lin, D, Marchlinski, F, Deo, R: COVID-19 and cardiac arrhythmias. heart rhythm 17(9): 1439-1444, SEP 2020.

Markman, TM, Plappert, T, Alsina, AD, Levin, M, Amankwah, N, Sheth, S, Gertz, ZM, Schaller, RD, Marchlinski, FE, Rame, JE, Frankel, DS: Improvement in tricuspid regurgitation following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology Aug 2020.

Park, J, Desjardins, B, Liang, JJ, Zghaib, T, Xie, SL, Lucena-Padros, I, Zado, E, Santangeli, P, Frankel, DS, Callans, DJ, van der Geest, RJ, Marchlinski, FE, Nazarian, S: Association of scar distribution with epicardial electrograms and surface ventricular tachycardia QRS duration in nonischemic cardiomyopathy. journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 31(8): 2032-2040, AUG 2020.

Nazer, B, Dale, Z, Carrassa, G, Reza, N, Ustunkaya, T, Papoutsidakis, N, Gray, A, Howell, SJ, Elman, MR, Pieragnoli, P, Ricciardi, G, Jacoby, D, Frankel, DS, Owens, A, Olivotto, I, Heitner, SB: Appropriate and inappropriate shocks in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: An international multicenter study. heart rhythm 17(7): 1107-1114, JUL 2020.

Muser, D, Santangeli, P, Castro, SA, Liang, JJ, Enriquez, A, Liuba, I, Magnani, S, Garcia, FC, Arkles, J, Supple, GG, Lin, DV, Schaller, RD, Kumareswaran, R, Zado, E, Tschabrunn, CM, Dixit, S, Frankel, DS, Callans, DJ, Marchlinski, FE: Collateral injury of the conduction system during catheter ablation of septal substrate in nonischemic cardiomyopathy. journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 31(7): 1726-1739, JUL 2020.

Pothineni NVK, Frankel DS.: Discontinuing Anticoagulation after Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics JUN 2020.

Liang, JSJ, Frankel, DS, Pieretti, J, Deshpande, C, Nazarian, S: Diagnosis of cardiac amyloidosis in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial arrhythmias. journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology 57(3): 489-490, APR 2020.

Marchlinski, FE, Santangeli, P, Frankel, DS: Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia: Identifying Goals and Overcoming Challenges! circulation 141(13): 1068-1070, MAR 31 2020.

Markman, TM, Geng, Z, Epstein, AE, Nazarian, S, Deo, R, Marchlinski, FE, Groeneveld, PW, Frankel, DS: Trends in Antiarrhythmic Drug Use Among Patients in the United States Between 2004 and 2016. circulation 141(11): 937-939, MAR 17 2020.

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Last updated: 10/12/2020
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