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Edo Yaakov Birati, MD

Edo Yaakov Birati, MD Physician

Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Hebrew

Dr. Birati is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myocarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Transplant Evaluation

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Residency: Meir General Hospital
Fellowship: Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Cardiology, National International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, International Israeli Heart Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Birati is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Muser D, Liang JJ, Castro SA, Hayashi T, Enriquez A, Troutman GS, McNaughton NW, Supple G, Birati EY, Schaller R, Garcia FC, Frankel DS, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P: Outcomes with prophylactic use of percutaneous left ventricular assist devices in high-risk patients undergoing catheter ablation of scar-related ventricular tachycardia: A propensity-matched analysis. Heart Rhythm 15 (10): 1500-1506,2018.

Briceño DF, Markman TM, Lupercio F, Romero J, Liang JJ, Villablanca PA, Birati EY, Garcia FC, Di Biase L, Natale A, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P: Catheter ablation versus conventional treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 53 (1): 19-29,2018.

Kiernan MS, Stevens SR, Tang WHW, Butler J, Anstrom KJ, Birati EY, Grodin JL, Gupta D, Margulies KB, LaRue S, Dávila-Román VG, Hernandez AF, de Las Fuentes L: Determinants of Diuretic Responsiveness and Associated Outcomes During Acute Heart Failure Hospitalization: An Analysis From the NHLBI Heart Failure Network Clinical Trials. J Card Fail 24 (7): 428-438,2018.

Menachem JN, Birati EY, Zamani P, Owens AT, Atluri P, Bermudez CA, Drajpuch D, Fuller S, Kim YY, Mascio CE, Palanivel V, Rame JE, Wald J, Acker MA, Mazurek JA: Pulmonary hypertension: Barrier or just a bump in the road in transplanting adults with congenital heart disease. Congenital Heart Disease 13 (4): 492-498,2018.

Liang JJ, Kodali S, Schaller RD, Birati EY, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P: Intraprocedural slow continuous ultrafiltration: A novel strategy to prevent acute hemodynamic decompensation from volume overload during VT ablation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol : 1043-1044,2018.

Birati EY, Hanff TC, Maldonado D, Grandin EW, Kennel PJ, Mazurek JA, Vorovich E, Seigerman M, Howard JLL, Acker MA, Naka Y, Wald J, Goldberg LR, Jessup M, Atluri P, Margulies KB, Schulze PC, Rame JE.: Predicting Long Term Outcome in Patients Treated With Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device: The Penn-Columbia Risk Score. J Am Heart Assoc 7 (6): 2018.

Enriquez A, Liang J, Gentile J, Schaller R, Supple G, Frankel DS, Garcia F, Wald J, Birati EY, Rame JE, Bermudez C, Callans D, Marchlinski F, Santangeli P: Outcomes of Rescue Cardiopulmonary Support for Periprocedural Acute Hemodynamic Decompensation in Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation of Electrical Storm. Heart Rhythm 15 (1): 75-80,2018.

Soni M, Birati EY: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction - Recognition, Diagnosis and Management. US Cardiology Review 12 (1): 8-12,2018.

Shore S, Soni M, Hilbman S, Patel P, Mazurek JA, Justice C, Fox A, Tanna M, Molina M, Wald J, Atluri P, Bermudez C, Goldberg LR, Rame JE, Birati EY.: Pump Exchange after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Indications and Outcomes. International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation annual Meeting; Nice, France : 2018.

Shore S, Soni M, Hilbman A, Patel P, Mazurek JA, Justice C, Guarracino D, Molina M, Wald J, Atluri P, Bermudez C, Fox A, Tanna M, Goldberg LR, Rame JE, Birati EY: Predictors for Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis. International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation annual Meeting; Nice, France : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 34th & Civic Center Blvd., 11 South

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2683
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)