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Daniel J. McCormick, DO, FACC, FSCAI

Daniel J. McCormick, DO, FACC, FSCAI Physician

Dr. McCormick is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1985
  • Internal Medicine, 1980
  • Interventional Cardiology, 1999

Clinical Expertise:

  • Interventional Cardiology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Performed the first NOGA left ventricular electromechanical MAP procedure using novel magnetic field directed catheter positioning technology. 1999.

Performed first Laser Direct Myocardial Revascularization procedure
In the Greater Philadelphia Region. 1999.

Developed peripheral vascular interventional program in cardiac catheterization laboratory with the successful performance of subclavian, renal and aortoiliac angioplasties, and carotid angioplasties. 1998.

One of 10 sponsored American interventional cardiologists to be invited to Japan to train in the newly approved (in Japan) interventional technique rotational atherectomy. 1997.

Performed first carotid stent procedure as principal investigator of FDA approved protocol "Carotid Stent-supported Angioplasty for Symptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis" at Hahnemann University Hospital, Greater Philadelphia Region. 1997.

Performed the first rheolytic thrombectomy procedure of a totally occluded
coronary bypass graft in greater Philadelphia region. 1996.

Performed first transradial cardiac catheterization and intervention in region, which allowed the safe performance of ambulatory coronary stent implantations. 1995.

Performed first coronary rotational atherectomy (Rotoblator) procedure in Greater Philadelphia Regions at Hahnemann University Hospital. 1994.

Implanted first clinically approved coronary stent (Gianturco-Roubin) and developed professional and nursing inservice training program in
Cath Lab and Coronary Care Unit to provide safe post-implant treatment for novel and complex technology. 1993.

Performed first radio frequency catheter ablation of AV Nodal re-entrant tachycardia in Greater Philadelphia region at Hahnemann University Hospital. 1989.

Implanted first automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD) and developed implantation and post-implant surveillance protocols in Greater Philadelphia region. 1986.

Implanted one of first five AICD’s (Intec) in world at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. 1984.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency: Walter Reed Military Medical Center
Fellowship: Walter Reed Military Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National American College of Physicians, National American Federation for Clinical Research, National American Medical Association, National American Osteopathic Association, National Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia, Local North American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology, National Philadelphia College of Physicians, Local Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. McCormick is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Principal Investigator Embolden Trial. Randomized trial of embolic protection device vs. commercially available device for high-risk carotid stentoses. In regulatory process.

Principal Investigator Pythagoras Trial. Randomized trial of Pythagoras AAA device vs. commercially available device for severely angulated infrarenal AAA anatomy. November 2008 - present.

Principal Investigator Epic Trial. Randomized trial of novel 3-dimensional embolic protection device for carotid stenting vs. clinically approved devices in high-risk carotid stenoses. August 2007 – June 2008.

Principal Investigator Eclipse Trial. Randomized trial of femoral artery compression vs. extraluminal femoral artery closure device for cardiac catheterization. November 2006 – April 2007.

Principal Investigator Protect Trial. Left atrial appendage occlusion device trial for medically refractory thromboembolic events for patients with atrial fibrillation. Approval June 2006. Closed.

Principal Investigator Coral Trial. NIH-sponsored trial of renal stenting vs. medical therapy for renal artery stenosis. February 2006 – Withdrew due to lack of enrollment.

Principal Investigator Viva Trial. High-risk carotid stent trial evaluating closed cell nitinol stent for severe carotid stenoses.

Principal Investigator Capture Post-Marketing Surveillance Registry. Post-FDA approval registry for asymptomatic carotid stent patients followng 30-day and one year outcome. March 2005 – Presently Capture 2 Registry – Evolved into Choice Registry for choice of open cell (Acculink) or closed cell Xact) in high-risk carotid patients – now open.

Principal Investigator Create Trial. High-risk Carotid stent with protégé stent and spider distal protection device. April 2004-Closed 2007.

Principal Investigator Renaissance Trial. Renal stent for Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease. March 2004-Closed 2008.

Co-Principal Investigator Closure Trial. NIH-sponsored Star Flex Cardioseal vs. Best Medical Therapy Trial for PFO patients with Stroke. February 2004-Closed November 2008.

Co-Principal Investigator Beach Trial. Hi-risk Carotid stent Investigation: Embolic Protection Device. June 2003-Present.

Principal Investigator CREST Trial. NIH sponsored Carotid stent study-lower risk randomized to stent or CEA. February 2003.

Principal Investigator FIRE Trial. Distal protection for SVGS; Filterwire vs. PercuSurge. June 2002 - July 2003.

Principal Investigator IVT Randomized Trial. LP Stent or Guidant Stent for Iliac Stenosis. August 2001 - June 2002.

Principal Investigator Caress Trial. Carotid stent non- randomized weighted registry trial for moderate risk patients. March 2002 – Closed 2005.

Principal Investigator Archer Trial. High-Risk Carotid Stent Study. February 2002 - Closed 2006.

Principal Investigator Sapphire Trial Investigation. Non-randomized of carotid stent investigation. April - June 2001. Presently Sapphire WW Registry Post-Market Surveillance.

Principal Investigator Sapphire Trial. Randomized to carotid stent or CEA. June 2001 - Present.

Principal Investigator Sirius Trial. Randomized trial of sirolimus-coated stent to bare metal stent in patients with de novo coronary stenosis. June 2001 – Closed 200.

Principal Investigator Hermes Trial. Renal Stent Trial for Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease. June 2000 - March 2002.

Principal Investigator Direct Trial. Laser Direct Myocardial Revascularization vs. Placebo for Refractory Coronary Disease by NOGA System. November 1998 – June 2001.

Principal Investigator Safer Trial. Aspiration Thrombectomy for Degenerative Saphenous Vein Bypass. November 1998 – August 2000.

Principal Investigator Sport Trial. Stenting Post-Rotoblation for Coronary Artery Disease. September 1998 - Present.

Principal Investigator VEGAS 2 Trial. Vein graft angiojet study. FDA IDE #G950026. August 1996 - August 1998.

Principal Investigator VEGAS Acute MI Trial. Angiojet in acute myocardial infarction registry. August 1996 - Present.

Principal Investigator Dart Trial. Balloon Dilation versus rotoablation coronary restenosis investigation. September 1995 - August 1998.

Principal Investigator Gusto Trial I. Global utilization of Streptokinase and TPA for occluded coronary arteries: Angiographic sub protocol (Site #PA). September 1992 - March 1994.

Principal Investigator Synchrony model 2020T dual chamber activity responsive implantable cardiac pulse generator and model 3000 APS II programmer. FDA IDE #G800983. September 1987 - December 1988.

Co-Investigator Clinical validation of Medtronic activity detecting pulse generator. FDA IDE #G800576. May 1985 - June 1986.

Co-Principal Investigator Efficacy and safety of the automatic implantable defibrillator/cardioverter to control ventricular fibrillation and tachycardia. FDA IDE #G800033, Funding Agency: Intec Co. July 1985 - June 1986.

Academic Contact Info

700 Spruce Street
Garfield Duncan Building, Suite 507

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (267) 479-4180
Fax: (215) 873-0201
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)