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Robert D. Schaller, DO

Robert D. Schaller, DO

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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.
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

Santangeli Pasquale, Muser Daniele, Zado Erica S, Magnani Silvia, Khetpal Sumun, Hutchinson Mathew D, Supple Gregory, Frankel David S, Garcia Fermin C, Bala Rupa, Riley Michael P, Lin David, Rame J Eduardo, Schaller Robert, Dixit Sanjay, Marchlinski Francis E, Callans David J: Acute hemodynamic decompensation during catheter ablation of scar-related ventricular tachycardia: incidence, predictors, and impact on mortality. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 8(1): 68-75, Feb 2015.

Sadek Mouhannad M, Epstein Andrew E, Cheung Albert T, Schaller Robert D: Pseudo-tamponade during transvenous lead extraction. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society Dec 2014.

Squara Fabien, Frankel David S, Schaller Robert, Kapa Suraj, Chik William W, Callans David J, Marchlinski Francis E, Dixit Sanjay: Voltage mapping for delineating inexcitable dense scar in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation: a new end point for enhancing pulmonary vein isolation. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 11(11): 1904-11, Nov 2014.

Lander J, Schaller R: Relationship Between Framingham Risk Score and Metabolic Syndrome for Predicting Coronary Artery Disease. Journal of Investigative Medicine 58(3): 592-593, 2010.

Coplan N, Hersh D, Ayyanathan S, Panagopoulos G, Levitt, H, Toorl S, Jimenez M, Schaller R, Patel S: Relationship Between Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome for Predicting Coronary Artery Disease? Journal of Investigative Medicine 57(4): 612, 2009.

Hersh D, Ayyanathan S, Schaller R, et al: Is the Likelihood of Coronary Artery Disease Affected by an Interaction Between Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome? American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting 2008.

Rosenstock Jordan L, Bruno Robert, Kim Jin K, Lubarsky Lev, Schaller Robert, Panagopoulos Georgia, DeVita Maria V, Michelis Michael F: The effect of withdrawal of ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers prior to coronary angiography on the incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy. International urology and nephrology 40(3): 749-55, 2008.

Lubarsky L, Bruno R, Schaller, R, et al: Peri-procedural ACE Inhibitor or ARB Therapy Does Not Change the Incidence of Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization. American Society of Nephrology, 39th Annual Meeting 2006.

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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