Victor A. Ferrari, MD

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Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Echocardiographer, Cardiovascular Noninvasive Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA
Co-Director, Visiting Fellowship in Cardiac and Vascular Magnetic Resonance , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chair, Penn Cardiovascular Imaging Council, University of Pennsylvania Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Penn Cardiovascular Institute, and Department of Radiology
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
11-136 South Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2912
Fax: (215) 615-3652
Education:
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
Drexel University, College of Engineering, Philadelphia, PA, Matriculated in five-year Cooperative Education Program., 1982.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986.
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Description of Research Expertise

Echocardiography, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT

Description of Clinical Expertise

Noninvasive cardiac imaging, ventricular remodeling, pulmonary hypertension

Selected Publications

Vidula MK, Xu Z, Xu Y, Alturki A, Reddy BN, Kini P, Alberto-Delgado AL, Jacob R, Chen T, Ferrari VA, Sierra-Galan LM, Chen Y, Viswamitra S, Han Y: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance characterization of rheumatic mitral stenosis: findings from three worldwide endemic zones. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 24(1): 24, April 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12968-022-00853-5.

Moon BF, Iyer SK, Josselyn NJ, Hwuang E, Swago S, Keeney SJ, Castillero E, Ferrari G, Pilla JJ, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Tschabrunn CM, Shou H, Matthai W, Wehrli FW, Ferrari VA, Han Y, Litt H, Witschey WR: Magnetic susceptibility and R2∗ of myocardial reperfusion injury at 3T and 7T. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 87(1): 323-336, January 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1002/mrm.28955.

Antiochos P, Ge Y, Heydari B, Steel K, Bingham S, Abdullah SM, Mikolich JR, Arai AE, Bandettini WP, Patel AR, Farzaneh-Far A, Heitner JF, Shenoy C, Leung SW, Gonzalez JA, Shah DJ, Raman SV, Ferrari VA, Schulz-Menger J, Stuber M, Simonetti OP, Kwong RY: Prognostic value of stress cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with known coronary artery disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging 15(1): 60-71, January 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.06.025.

Pandya A, Yu YJ, Ge Y, Nagel E, Kwong RY, Bakar RA, Grizzard JD, Merkler AE, Ntusi N, Petersen SE, Rashedi N, Schwitter J, Selvanayagam JB, White JA, Carr J, Raman SV, Simonetti OP, Bucciarelli-Ducci C, Sierra-Galan LM, Ferrari VA, Bhatia M, Kelle S: Evidence-based cardiovascular magnetic resonance cost-effectiveness calculator for the detection of significant coronary artery disease. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 6(24): 1-14, January 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12968-021-00833-1.

Michelena HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fernández B, Asch FM, Barker AJ, Sierra-Galan LM, De Kerchove L, Fernandes SM, Fedak PWM, Girdauskas E, Delgado V, Abbara S, Lansac E, Prakash SK, Bissell MM, Popescu BA, Hope MD, Sitges M, Thourani VH, Pibarot P, Chandrasekaran K, Lancellotti P, Borger MA, Forrest JK, Webb J, Milewicz DM, Makkar R, Leon MB, Sanders SP, Markl M, Ferrari VA, Roberts WC, Song JK, Blanke P, White CS, Siu S, Svensson LG, Braverman AC, Bavaria J, Sundt TM, El Khoury G, De Paulis R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Bax JJ, Otto CM, Schäfers HJ: Summary: International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional and research purposes. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 60(3): 481-496, September 2021.

Michelena HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fernández B, Asch FM, Barker AJ, Sierra-Galan LM, De Kerchove L, Fernandes SM, Fedak PWM, Girdauskas E, Delgado V, Abbara S, Lansac E, Prakash SK, Bissell MM, Popescu BA, Hope MD, Sitges M, Thourani VH, Pibarot P, Chandrasekaran K, Lancellotti P, Borger MA, Forrest JK, Webb J, Milewicz DM, Makkar R, Leon MB, Sanders SP, Markl M, Ferrari VA, Roberts WC, Song JK, Blanke P, White CS, Siu S, Svensson LG, Braverman AC, Bavaria J, Sundt TM, El Khoury G, De Paulis R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Bax JJ, Otto CM, Schäfers HJ: International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional and research purposes. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 162(3): e383-e414, September 2021.

Michelena HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fernández B, Asch FM, Barker AJ, Sierra-Galan LM, De Kerchove L, Fernandes SM, Fedak PWM, Girdauskas E, Delgado V, Abbara S, Lansac E, Prakash SK, Bissell MM, Popescu BA, Hope MD, Sitges M, Thourani VH, Pibarot P, Chandrasekaran K, Lancellotti P, Borger MA, Forrest JK, Webb J, Milewicz DM, Makkar R, Leon MB, Sanders SP, Markl M, Ferrari VA, Roberts WC, Song JK, Blanke P, White CS, Siu S, Svensson LG, Braverman AC, Bavaria J, Sundt TM, El Khoury G, De Paulis R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Bax JJ, Otto CM, Schäfers HJ: International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional and research purposes. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 60(3): 448-476, September 2021.

Michelena HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fernández B, Asch FM, Barker AJ, Sierra-Galan LM, De Kerchove L, Fernandes SM, Fedak PWM, Girdauskas E, Delgado V, Abbara S, Lansac E, Prakash SK, Bissell MM, Popescu BA, Hope MD, Sitges M, Thourani VH, Pibarot P, Chandrasekaran K, Lancellotti P, Borger MA, Forrest JK, Webb J, Milewicz DM, Makkar R, Leon MB, Sanders SP, Markl M, Ferrari VA, Roberts WC, Song JK, Blanke P, White CS, Siu S, Svensson LG, Braverman AC, Bavaria J, Sundt TM, El Khoury G, De Paulis R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Bax JJ, Otto CM, Schäfers HJ: Summary: International Consensus Statement on Nomenclature and Classification of the Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Its Aortopathy, for Clinical, Surgical, Interventional and Research Purposes. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 112(3): 1005-1022, September 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.05.001.

Michelena HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fernández B, Asch FM, Barker AJ, Sierra-Galan LM, De Kerchove L, Fernandes SM, Fedak PWM, Girdauskas E, Delgado V, Abbara S, Lansac E, Prakash SK, Bissell MM, Popescu BA, Hope MD, Sitges M, Thourani VH, Pibarot P, Chandrasekaran K, Lancellotti P, Borger MA, Forrest JK, Webb J, Milewicz DM, Makkar R, Leon MB, Sanders SP, Markl M, Ferrari VA, Roberts WC, Song JK, Blanke P, White CS, Siu S, Svensson LG, Braverman AC, Bavaria J, Sundt TM, El Khoury G, De Paulis R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Bax JJ, Otto CM, Schäfers HJ: International Consensus Statement on Nomenclature and Classification of the Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Its Aortopathy, for Clinical, Surgical, Interventional and Research Purposes. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 112(3): e203-e235, September 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.08.119.

Michelena HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, Edwards WD, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Fernández B, Asch FM, Barker AJ, Sierra-Galan LM, De Kerchove L, Fernandes SM, Fedak PWM, Girdauskas E, Delgado V, Abbara S, Lansac E, Prakash SK, Bissell MM, Popescu BA, Hope MD, Sitges M, Thourani VH, Pibarot P, Chandrasekaran K, Lancellotti P, Borger MA, Forrest JK, Webb J, Milewicz DM, Makkar R, Leon MB, Sanders SP, Markl M, Ferrari VA, Roberts WC, Song JK, Blanke P, White CS, Siu S, Svensson LG, Braverman AC, Bavaria J, Sundt TM, Khoury GE, De Paulis R, Enriquez-Sarano M, Bax JJ, Otto CM, Schäfers HJ: Summary: International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional, and research purposes. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 162(3): 781-797, September 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.05.008.

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