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Howard C. Herrmann, MD

Howard C. Herrmann, MD Physician

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Health System Director for Interventional Cardiology
John Winthrop Bryfogle Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases
Professor of Surgery

Dr. Herrmann is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Howard C. Herrmann

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2007 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
  • Internal Medicine, 1984
  • Interventional Cardiology, 1999

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Patent Foramen Ovale Closure

Description of Clinical Expertise

coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, coronary stents, cardiac catheterization, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, atrial septal defects, patent foramen ovale

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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital


AHA/ACC, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Centocor / Eli Lilly, Centocor, Inc., Co-Med/Lilly, Cor/Millenium, Cordis Inc., Cordis/NIH, Lilly-ICOS, Merck and Co., Inc., Merck Research Labs, NMT, Inc., Pa. ACC State Chapter, Paul Dudley White Society, Pfizer, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Herrmann is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

clinical trials, new devices and drugs in interventional cardiology, particular interest in valvular and structural heart disease

Academic Contact Info

HUP - 9 Gates
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2180
Fax: (215) 349-5894
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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