Fermin C. Garcia, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Physician Leader: Cardiac Unit Safety and Quality Healthcare Initiative, University of Pennsylvania Health System
International Consultant and Advisor, Fundacion Cardio Infantil - Bogota, Colombia
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Medicine - Cardiology/Electrophysiology
One Convention Avenue - Level 2/City Side
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)662-6006
Fax: (215) 615-5441
M.D. ( )
Jose Maria Vargas School of Medicine, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1996.
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Selected Publications

Enriquez A, Muser D, Markman TM, Garcia F.: Mapping and Ablation of Premature Ventricular Complexes: State of the Art. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 10(6): 1206-1222, June 2024.

Tan JL, Guandalini GS, Hyman MC, Arkles J, Santangeli P, Schaller RD, Garcia F, Supple G, Frankel DS, Nazarian S, Lin D, Callans D, Marchlinski FE, Markman TM.: Substrate and arrhythmia characterization using the multi-electrode Optrell mapping catheter for ventricular arrhythmia ablation-a single-center experience. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 67(3): 559-569, April 2024 Notes: Epub 2023 Aug 18.

Markman TM, Peters C, Tate S, Guandalini GS, Hyman MC, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Riley MP, Garcia F, Nazarian S, Lin D, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS.: Accuracy of symptoms and pulse checking for detecting atrial fibrillation following catheter ablation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 67(3): 617-623, April 2024 Notes: EPUB 2023

Raad M, Yogasundaram H, Oranefo J, Guandalini G, Markman T, Hyman M, Schaller R, Supple G, Deo R, Nazarian S, Riley M, Lin D, Garcia F, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Callans D, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS.: Class 1C Antiarrhythmics for Premature Ventricular Complex Suppression in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy With Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. Elsevier, 5: online ahead of print Mar 2024.

Maher TR, Raza AS, Tapias C, Garcia F, Reynolds MR, Chaudry GM, Saenz LC, Valderrábano M, d'Avila A.: Ventricular septal defect as a complication of bipolar radiofrequency ablation for ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm Feb 2024.

Arkles J, Markman T, Trevillian R, Yegya-Raman N, Garg L, Nazarian S, Santangeli P, Garcia F, Callans D, Frankel DS, Supple G, Lin D, Riley M, Kumaraeswaran R, Marchlinski F, Schaller R, Desjardins B, Chen H, Apinorasethkul O, Alonso-Basanta M, Diffenderfer E, Kim MM, Feigenberg S, Zou W, Marcel J, Cengel KA.: One-year outcomes after stereotactic body radiotherapy for refractory ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm. Elsevier, 21(1): 18-24, January 2024.

Schaller RD, Hyman M, Supple GE, Santangeli P, Riley MP, Nazarian S, Arkles J, Garcia F, Lin D, Guandalini G, Kumareswaran R, Deo R, Bode W, Markman T, Epstein A, Callans DJ, Dixit S, Brozoski J, Marchlinski FE, Frankel DS.: Defibrillation testing of the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator at the time of generator replacement. Heart Rhythm 21(1): 117-118, January 2024.

Chaumont C, Oraii A, Markman TM, Garcia FC, Lin D, Supple GE, Zado ES, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Frankel DS, Anselme F, Santangeli P, Marchlinski FE, Hyman MC.: Epicardial carbon dioxide insufflation is a novel technique for the identification of epicardial adhesions and targeting epicardial access. Heart Rhythm Jan 2024.

Thind M, Arceluz MR, Lucena-Padros I, Kubala M, Mirwais M, Bode W, Cerantola M, Sugrue A, Van Niekerk C, Vigdor A, Patel NA, AlSalem AB, Zado ES, Kumareswaran R, Lin D, Arkles JS, Garcia FC, Guandalini GS, Markman TM, Riley MP, Deo R, Schaller RD, Nazarian S, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Tschabrunn CM, Santangeli P, Callans DJ, Hyman MC, Marchlinski FE.: Identifying Origin of Nonpulmonary Vein Triggers Using 2 Stationary Linear Decapolar Catheters: A Novel Algorithm. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 9(11): 2275–2287, November 2023.

Arceluz MR, Thind M, Hambach B, Garcia FC, Callans DJ, Guandalini GS, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Hyman M, Schaller RD, Nazarian S, Dixit S, Lin D, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P.: Septal Substrate Ablation Guided by Delayed Transmural Conduction Times: A Novel Ablation Approach to Target Intramural Substrates. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 9(9): 1903-1913, September 2023.

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