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Helene L. Glassberg, MD

Helene L. Glassberg, MD Physician

Director, Pre-operative Cardiac Clinic Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Glassberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Helene L. Glassberg

Dr. Helene Glassberg treats a wide range of cardiovascular diseases at Penn Medicine and has a special interest in both preventive cardiology and sports cardiology. She specializes in the prevention of heart disease with a focus on risk assessment, cholesterol management and lifestyle modification. She is a lecturer for the Cardiovascular Pathophysiology course at the Perelman School of Medicine and also teaches a "Diet and Exercise" class. She has conducted research on the effects of diet and exercise on vascular function and has had several publications on this topic. Dr. Glassberg also has expertise in echocardiography. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her daughter, running, and hot yoga.

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2000

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal ECG
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Advanced Lipid Testing
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anticoagulation
  • Aortic Disorders
  • Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Sclerosis
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Atherosclerosis of the Aorta
  • Athlete's Heart
  • Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Autoimmune Pericarditis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS)
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Arrhythmias
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Health
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Problems
  • Heart Racing
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  • Holter Monitor
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Infiltrative Disorders of the Heart
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Pre-Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Prosthetic Heart Valves
  • Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (PVS)
  • Refractory Angina
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Second Opinion Service
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Subaortic Stenosis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia-Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Type 1 Second-Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second-Degree Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
  • VO2 Measurement
  • Women's Heart Health
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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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Boston Medical Center (Formerly Boston City Hospital)
Fellowship: Boston Medical Center (Formerly Boston City Hospital)

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National American Heart Association, Pennsylvania Delaware Affiliate, Local American Society of Echocardiography, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Glassberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 East Pavilion
34th & Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7700
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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