Ramanan Kumareswaran, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Medical Director of the ECG lab, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

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One Convention Avenue, Level 2 – City Side
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-265-2129
BSc (Honors with Distinction, Life Sciences/Mathematics)
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 2003.
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/The Chicago Medical School, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Walsh KA, Daw JM, Lin A, Guandalini G, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Arkles JS, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Nazarian S, Riley MP, Garcia F, Lin D, Tschabrunn C, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P.: Characterization of the right ventricular substrate participating in postinfarction ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm 19(10): 1620-28, Oct 2022.

Pothineni NVK, Enriquez A, Kumareswaran R, Garcia F, Shah R, Wald J, Bermudez C, Muser D, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P.: Outcomes of a PAINESD score-guided multidisciplinary management approach for patients with ventricular tachycardia storm and advanced heart failure: A pilot study. Heart Rhythm S1547-5271(22): 02384-0, Sep 6 2022.

Garg L, Daubert T, Lin A, Dhakal B, Santangeli P, Schaller R, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Arkles J, Nazarian S, Lin D, Riley MP, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Zado E, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S.: Utility of Prolonged Duration Endocardial Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the Left Ventricular Summit. JACC Clin Electrophysiol 8(4): 465-476, Apr 2022.

Tschabrunn CM, Zado ES, Schaller RD, Garcia FC, Kumareswaran R, Hsue W, Santangeli P, Marchlinski FE.: Isolated critical epicardial arrhythmogenic substrate abnormalities in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm 19(4): 538-45, Apr 2022.

Markman TM, Pothineni NVK, Zghaib T, Smietana J, McBride D, Amankwah NA, Linn KA, Kumareswaran R, Hyman M, Arkles J, Santangeli P, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Deo R, Lin D, Riley MP, Epstein AE, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Hamilton R, Nazarian S.: Effect of Transcutaneous Magnetic Stimulation in Patients With Ventricular Tachycardia Storm: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol 7: 445-449, Apr 2022.

Daw JM, Chahal CAA, Arkles JS, Callans DJ, Dixit S, Epstein AE, Frankel DS, Garcia FC, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Lin D, Nazarian S, Riley MP, Santangeli P, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Tschabrunn C, Marchlinski FE, Deo R.: Longitudinal electrocardiographic assessment in Brugada syndrome. Heart Rhythm O2 3: 233-240, Feb 2022.

Liuba I, Muser D, Chahal A, Tschabrunn C, Santangeli P, Kuo L, Frankel DS, Callans DJ, Garcia F, Supple GE, Schaller RD, Dixit S, Lin D, Nazarian S, Kumareswaran R, Arkles J, Riley MP, Hyman MC, Walsh K, Guandalini G, Arceluz M, Pothineni NVK, Zado ES, Marchlinski F.: Substrate Characterization and Outcome of Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy and Isolated Epicardial Scar. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 14(12): e020279, Dec 2021.

Garg L, Pothineni NVK, Arroyo A, Rodriguez D, Garcia FC, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Arkles JS, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Riley MP, Nazarian S, Lin D, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE, Saenz LC, Santangeli P.: Interatrial septal tachycardias following atrial fibrillation ablation or cardiac surgery: Electrophysiological features and ablation outcomes. Heart Rhythm 18(9): 1491-1499, Sep 2021.

Pothineni NVK, Lin A, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Garcia FC, Lin D, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Arkles J, Riley M, Deo R, Epstein AE, Nazarian S, Schaller RD, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P, Dixit S.: Impact of left atrial posterior wall isolation on arrhythmia outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing repeat ablation. Heart Rhythm O2 2: 489-497, Jul 2021.

Muser D, Nucifora G, Castro SA, Enriquez A, Chahal CAA, Magnani S, Kumareswaran R, Arkles J, Supple G, Schaller R, Hyman M, Dixit S, Lin D, Zado ES, Tschabrunn C, Callans DJ, Nazarian S, Frankel DS, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P.: Myocardial Substrate Characterization by CMR T(1) Mapping in Patients With NICM and No LGE Undergoing Catheter Ablation of VT. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. (eds.). 7(7): 831-40, Jul 2021.

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