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

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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

Shirai Y, Santangeli P, Liang JJ, Garcia FC, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Riley MP, Lin D, Schaller RD, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE.: Anatomical proximity dictates successful ablation from adjacent sites for outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias linked to the coronary venous system. Europace 21(3): 484-491, Mar 2019.

Liang JJ, Castro SA, Muser D, Briceno DF, Shirai Y, Enriquez A, Kumareswaran R, Santangeli P, Zado ES, Arkles JS, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Nazarian S, Riley MP, Garcia FC, Lin D, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE: Electrophysiologic Substrate, Safety, Procedural Approaches, and Outcomes of Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients After Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 5(1): 28-38, Jan 2019 Notes: Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Gordon JP, Liang JJ, Rajeev Pathak, Zado ES, Garcia FC, Hutchinson MD, Santangeli P, Schaller RD, Frankel DS, Marchlinski FE, Supple GE : Percutaneous Cryoablation for Papillary Muscle Ventricular Arrhythmias after Failed Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 29(12): 1654-1663, Dec 2018.

BriceƱo DF, Markman TM, Lupercio F, Romero J, Liang JJ, Villablanca PA, Birati EY, Garcia FC, Di Biase L, Natale A, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P : Catheter ablation versus conventional treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 53(1), Oct 2018.

Muser D, Liang JJ, Castro SA, Hayashi T, Enriquez A, Troutman GS, McNaughton NW, Supple G, Birati EY, Schaller R, Garcia FC, Frankel DS, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P: Outcomes with Prophylactic Use of Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Devices in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation of Scar-Related VT: a Propensity-Matched Analysis. Heart Rhythm 15(10): 1500-06, Oct 2018.

Liang JJ, Mohanty S, Fahed J, Muser D, Briceno DF, Burkhardt JD, Arkles JS, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Nazarian S, Garcia FC, Callans DJ, Dixit S, Di Biase L, Natale A, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P : Bailout Atrial Balloon Septoplasty to Overcome Challenging Left Atrial Transseptal Access for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 4(8): 1011-1019, Aug 2018 Notes: Epub 2018 May 30.

Casado Arroyo R, Latcu DG, Maeda S, Kubala M, Santangeli P, Garcia FC, Enache B, Eljamili M, Hayashi T, Zado ES, Saoudi N, Marchlinski FE : Coronary Sinus Activation and ECG Characteristics of Roof-Dependent Left Atrial Flutter After Pulmonary Vein Isolation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 11(6): e005948, Jun 2018.

Liang JJ, Elafros MA, Mullen MT, Muser D, Hayashi T, Enriquez A, Pathak RK, Zado ES, Santangeli P, Arkles JS, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Garcia FC, Deo R, Lin D, Riley MP, Nazarian S, Dixit S, Marchlinski FE, Callans DJ: Anticoagulation use and clinical outcomes after catheter ablation in patients with persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 29(6): 823-832, Jun 2018 Notes: Epub 2018 Mar 30.

Enriquez A, Saenz LC, Rosso R, Silvestry FE, Callans D, Marchlinski FE, Garcia F : Use of Intracardiac Echocardiography in Interventional Cardiology: Working With the Anatomy Rather Than Fighting It. Circulation 137(21): 2278-2294, May 2018.

Pathak RK, Fahed J, Santangeli P, Hyman MC, Liang JJ, Kubala M, Hayashi T, Muser D, Pathak M, Kochar A, Castro SA, Garcia FC, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Schaller RD, Lin D, Riley MP, Deo R, Epstein AE, Zado ES, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE: Long-Term Outcome of Catheter Ablation for Treatment of Bundle Branch Re-Entrant Tachycardia. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 4(3): 331-338, Mar 2018 Notes: Epub 2018 Mar 19.

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