Benjamin Anthony D'Souza, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Med-Peds Program Mentor, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Cardiology Fellowship coordinator- Penn Presby EP, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine

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Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Hospital and Vascular Pavilion
51 N. 39th Street, 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9000
B.S./B.A. (Biology/Honors Studies)
Villanova University , 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Burch A, D’Souza BA, Gimbel JR, Rohrer U., Masuda T, Sears S, Scherr D: Physical Activity Is Reduced Prior to Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With a Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator. Clin Cardiol 43(1): 60-65, Jan 2020.

Liang JJ and D’Souza BA, Betensky BP, Zado ES, Desjardins B, Santangeli P, Chik WW, Frankel DS, Callans DJ, Supple GE, Hutchinson MD, Dixit S, Schaller RD, Garcia FC, Lin D, Riley MP, Marchlinski FE: Importance of the Interventricular Septum as Part of the Ventricular Tachycardia Substrate Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy JACC Clin Electrophysiol 4(9): 1155-1162, Sep 2018 Notes:

Nguyen E, Weeda ER, Kohn CG, D’Souza BA, Russo AM, Noreika S, Coleman CI : Wearable Cardioverter-defibrillators for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: A Meta-analysis J Innov Card Rhythm Manag 9(5): 3151-62, May 15 2018.

Liang JJ, Bianco NR, Muser D, Enriquez A, Santangeli P, D'Souza BA: Outcomes after asystole events occurring during wearable defibrillator-cardioverter use. World J Cardiol 10(4): 21-25, April 26 2018.

Betensky BP, Dong W, D'Souza B, Zado ES, Han Y, Marchlinski FE: Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and electroanatomic voltage discordance in non-ischemic left ventricle ventricular tachycardia and premature ventricular depolarizations. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 49(1): 11-19, Jun 2017.

D'Souza BA., Fuller S., Gleason LP., Hornsby N., Wald J., Krok K., Shaked A., Goldberg LR., Pochettino A., Olthoff KM., Kim YY: Single-center outcomes of combined heart and liver transplantation in the failing Fontan. Clin Transplant 31(3): e12892, Mar 2017.

Maeda S, Chik WW, Liang JJ, Kelesidis I, Arroyo RC, D'Souza BA, Sadek MM, Muser D, Squara F, Venugopal D, Santangeli P, Frankel D., Zado ES, Marchlinski FE, Callans DJ: Recovery of renal dysfunction after catheter ablation of outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias in patients with ventricular premature depolarization-mediated cardiomyopathy. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 48(1): 43-50, Jan 2017 Notes: pub 2016 Oct 10.

D’Souza, BA., Epstein, AE., Garcia, FC., Kim, YY., Agarwal, SC., Belott, PH., Burke, MC., Leon, AR., Morgan, JM., Patton, KK., Shah, M: Outcomes in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease Receiving the Subcutaneous Implantable-Cardioverter Defibrillator: Results From a Pooled Analysis From the IDE Study and EFFORTLESS S-ICD Registry. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology 2(5): 615-622, Oct 2016.

D'Souza B, Kim Y, Burke M, Morgan J, Leon A, Patton K, Agarwal S, Garcia F, Belott P, Shah M: Prevalence of Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) related complications in patients with Congenital Heart Disease: Results from a Pooled Analysis from the IDE Study and EFFORTLESS – Registry. EUROPACE-Cardiostim, Milan, Italy Jun 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

D'Souza B, Kim, Y, Burke M, Morgan J, Leon A, Patton K, Agarwal S, Garcia F, Belott P, Shah M: Outcomes in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease receiving the Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD): Results from a Pooled Analysis from the IDE Study and EFFORTLESS – Registry. Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA May 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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