Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship at Penn Medicine

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Program Description

Kenneth B. Margulies, M.D.Ralph Joseph Verdino, MD

Kenneth B. Margulies, M.D.
Director, Heart Failure /
Transplant Fellowship
Programwship Program

Fellows in the Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Program are trained in:

  • Inpatient and outpatient management of patients with heart failure
  • Pre-transplant evaluation and management
  • Post-operative transplant management and immune-suppression
  • Bridging and destination ventricular assist devices

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

Graduation from a cardiovascular disease fellowship is required. Interested applicants should contact the Fellowship Administrator with any questions about the program.

Portrait of Denice Susini

Denice Susini
Fellowship Administrator
Phone: 215-662-2884

Current Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellows

  • Portrait of Edo Birati, MD

    Edo Birati, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Cardiology Fellowship: Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Residency: Meir General Hospital, Kefar Saba, Israel
    Medical School: Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

  • Portrait of Thomas J. O'Neill IV MD PhD

    Thomas J. O'Neill IV, MD, PhD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Residency: University of North Carolina Hospital
    Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Esther E. Vorovich, MD

    Esther Vorovich, MD

    Heart Failure & Transplantation
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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