Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Electrophysiology Fellowship at Penn Medicine

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Program Description

Ralph Joseph Verdino, MD

Ralph Joseph Verdino, MD
Director, Cardiology
Electrophysiology
Fellowship Program

Fellows in the Electrophysiology Fellowship Program are trained in:

  • Arrhythmia mapping
  • Radiofrequency ablation of atrial and ventricular tachycardias
  • Pacemaker insertion and management
  • Implantable defibrillators
  • Pharmacological management of arrhythmias

At the end of a two-year training period, fellows will be eligible to sit for electrophysiology subspecialty boards.

Cardiovascular Fellowship Brochure

For detailed information about the Cardiovascular Fellowship Programs at Penn, download the Cardiovascular Fellowship Brochure.

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How to Apply

To apply for the 2015 Electrophysiology Fellowship, please submit a completed application, small photo, CV, personal statement and supporting letters by July 1, 2014. You will be notified by mid-December of your interview status. Interviews are held by invitation only.

Application:

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Current Electrophysiology Fellows

  • Jeffrey S. Arkles, MD

    Jeffrey S. Arkles, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

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    Daniel Benhayon, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
    Residency: Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela

  • Portrait of William Chik, MD, PhD

    William Chik, MD, PhD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Fellowship: Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Cardiology Fellowship: Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital —Australia
    Residency: Flinders Medical Centre, SA, Australia
    Medical School: University of Adelaide, Australia

  • Benjamin A. D’Souza, MD

    Benjamin A. D’Souza, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

  • Chethan Gangireddy, MD, MPH

    Chethan Gangireddy, MD, MPH

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School

  • Portrait of Iosif Kelesidis, MD

    Iosif Kelesidis, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Montefiore
    Medical School: University of Athens

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    Amit Mehrotra, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Chicago
    Residency: University of Chicago
    Medical School: University of Chicago

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    Saha Paban, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis

  • Parin Patel, MD

    Parin Patel, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Cardiology Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Harvard Medical School

  • Portrait of Mouhannad Sadek, MD

    Mouhannad Sadek, MD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Clinical Electrophysiology: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
    Residency: University of Toronto
    Medical School: University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Portrait of Pasquale Santangeli, MD, PhD

    Pasquale Santangeli, MD, PhD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Clinical Electrophysiology: Stanford University School of Medicine
    Cardiovascular Fellowship: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Rome, Italy
    Residency: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Rome, Italy
    Medical School: Catholic University of the Sacred Heaert – Rome, Italy

  • Kurt Schillinger, MD, PhD

    Kurt Schillinger, MD, PhD

    Clinical Electrophysiology
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

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