Robert D. Schaller, DO, MS, FHRS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2nd Floor, East Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8027
Fax: 215-615-5441
Education:
BA (Psychology)
Boston University , 1999.
MS-HSA (Health Service Administration)
Nova Southeastern University College of Business Administration, 2001.
DO (Medicine)
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine , 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Atrial fibrillation ablation
Ventricular tachycardia ablation
Sudden cardiac death
Biventricular cardiac device implantation
Complex lead management
Lead extraction

Description of Research Expertise

Sudden cardiac death
Lead extraction

Selected Publications

Yaeger Amaryah, Keenan Brendan T, Cash Nancy R, Parham Tara, Deo Rajat, Frankel David S, Schaller Robert D, Santangeli Pasquale, Nazarian Saman, Supple Gregory E, Arkles Jeffrey, Kumareswaran Ramanan, Hyman Matthew C, Riley Michael P, Garcia Fermin C, Lin David, Epstein Andrew E, Callans David J, Mora Jorge I, Amaro Anastassia, Schwab Richard, Pack Allan, Marchlinski Francis E, Dixit Sanjay: Impact of a nurse-led limited risk factor modification program on arrhythmia outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing catheter ablation. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 31(2): 423-431, Feb 2020.

Al Rawahi Mohamed, Liang Jackson J, Kapa Suraj, Lin Aung, Shirai Yasuhiro, Kuo Ling, Zado Erica S, Hyman Matthew C, Riley Michael P, Nazarian Saman, Garcia Fermin C, Lin David, Schaller Robert D, Arkles Jeffery S, Frankel David S, Supple Gregory E, Kumareswaran Ramanan, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Dixit Sanjay: Incidence of Left Atrial Appendage Triggers in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Catheter Ablation. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology 6(1): 21-30, Jan 2020.

Briceño David F, Liang Jackson J, Shirai Yasuhiro, Markman Timothy M, Chahal Anwar, Tschabrunn Cory, Zado Erica, Hyman Mathew C, Kumareswaran Ramanan, Arkles Jeffery S, Santangeli Pasquale, Schaller Robert D, Supple Gregory E, Frankel David S, Deo Rajat, Riley Michael P, Nazarian Saman, Lin David, Epstein Andrew E, Garcia Fermin C, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E: Characterization of Structural Changes in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy With Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia After Ablation: Insights From Repeat Electroanatomic Voltage Mapping. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 13(1): e007611, Jan 2020.

Robert Schaller: When ICD Lead Failure Complicates Ventricular Arrhythmia Treatment. Cardiac Electrophysiology: Clinical Case Review, 2nd Edition. In press 2020.

Robert Schaller: ECG Features of Normal Heart PVCs. Handbook of Cardiac Electrophysiology: Second Edition. CRC Press. In press. 2020.

Kuo Ling, Han Yuchi, Mui David, Zhang Ying, Chahal Anwar, Schaller Robert D, Frankel David S, Marchlinski Francis E, Desjardins Benoit, Nazarian Saman: Diagnostic Specificity of Basal Inferoseptal Triangular Late Gadolinium Enhancement for Identification of Cardiac Sarcoidosis. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 12(12): 2574-2576, Dec 2019.

Maheshwari Ankit, Shirai Yasuhiro, Hyman Matthew C, Arkles Jeffrey S, Santangeli Pasquale, Schaller Robert D, Supple Gregory E, Nazarian Saman, Lin David, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Frankel David S: Septal Versus Lateral Mitral Isthmus Ablation for Treatment of Mitral Annular Flutter. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology 5(11): 1292-1299, Nov 2019.

Shirai Yasuhiro, Liang Jackson J, Santangeli Pasquale, Supple Gregory E, Riley Michael P, Garcia Fermin C, Lin David, Dixit Sanjay, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Frankel David S, Schaller Robert D: Catheter ablation of premature ventricular complexes with low intraprocedural burden guided exclusively by pace-mapping. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 30(11): 2326-2333, Nov 2019.

Alqarawi Wael, Coppens Julia, Aldawood Wafa, Ramirez F Daniel, Redpath Calum J, Nair Girish M, Nery Pablo B, Davis Darryl R, Abu Shama Raed, Aydin Alper, Klein Andres, Golian Mehrdad, Schaller Robert D, Green Martin S, Birnie David H, Sadek Mouhannad M: A Strategy of Lead Abandonment in a Large Cohort of Patients With Sprint Fidelis Leads. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology 5(9): 1059-1067, Sep 2019.

Kubala Maciej, Xie Shuanglun, Santangeli Pasquale, Garcia Fermin C, Supple Gregory E, Schaller Robert D, Liang Jackson J, Pathak Rajeev K, Zado Erica S, Tschabrunn Cory, Arkles Jeffrey, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E: Analysis of local ventricular repolarization using unipolar recordings in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing Aug 2019.

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