Victor A. Ferrari, MD

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Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular 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

Hopman LHGA, van Pouderoijen N, Mulder MJ, van der Laan AM, Bhagirath P, Nazarian S, Niessen HWM, Ferrari VA, Allaart CP, Götte MJW: Atrial ablation lesion assessment by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: A review of available imaging strategies. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Clinical Electrophysiology 9(12): 2665-2679, December 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2023.08.013.

Shad R, Zakka C, Kaur D, Fong R, Filice RW, Mongan J, Kalianos K, Khandwala N, Eng D, Leipzig M, Witschey W, de Feria A, Ferrari V, Ashley E, Acker MA, Langlotz C, Hiesinger W: A generalizable deep learning system for cardiac MRI. arXiv:2312.00357 [eess.IV] Page: https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2312.00357, December 2023.

Curnes NR, Hung ML, DePietro DM, Ferrari VA, Drivas TG, Chittams J, Quinn R, Trerotola SO: Comparison of transthoracic contrast echocardiography to high-resolution chest computed tomography after embolization of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 34(8): 1435-1440, August 2023.

Sierra-Galan LM, Estrada-Lopez EES, Ferrari VA, Raman SV, Ferreira VM, Raj V, Joseph E, Schulz-Menger J, Chan CWS, Chen SSM, Cheng Y, De Lara Fernandez J, Terashima M, Albert TSE: Worldwide variation in cardiovascular magnetic resonance practice models. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 25(1): 38-50, July 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12968-023-00948-7.

Heydari B, Ge Y, Antiochos P, Islam S, Steel K, Bingham S, Abdullah S, Mikolich JR, Arai AE, Bandettini WP, Patel AR, Shanbhag SM, Farzaneh-Far A, Heitner JF, Shenoy C, Leung SW, Gonzalez JA, Raman SV, Ferrari VA, Shah DJ, Schulz-Menger J, Stuber M, Simonetti OP, Kwong RY: Sex-specific stress perfusion cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in suspected ischemic heart disease: Insights from SPINS retrospective registry. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging 16(6): 749-764, June 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2022.11.025.

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.

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