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Michael B. Simson, MD

Michael B. Simson, MD Physician

Samuel Bellet Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Simson is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1975
  • Internal Medicine, 1973

Clinical Expertise:

  • Complex Arrhythmia
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology (EP) Testing
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Ischemic Heart Disease

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: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Cardiac Electrophysiology Society, Physiological Society of Philadelphia, The New York Academy of Sciences, The North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Simson is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Pavri BB, Wong K, Kocovic DZ, Simson MB: Explain the change in PR interval and bundle branch block pattern with comparably coupled atrial premature beats J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 8 : 237-239,1997.

Bernard DM, Bowman RL, Grimm FA, Wolf BA, Simson MB, Shaw LM: Nighttime dosing assures postdistribution sampling for digioxin therapeutic drug monitoring Clinical Chemistry : 1996.

Pavri BB, Mittal S, Patel V, Passman R, Grubman E, Kocovic, DZ, Simson, MB: Prolonged QTc predicts mortality in post-infarction patients with positive signal-averaged ECGs Electrocardiology : 1996.

Simson MB: Signal-averaged electrocardiography Cardiac electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside : 1038-1048,1995.

Mancini DM, Wong K, Simson MB: Prognostic value of an abnormal signal-averaged electrocardiogram in patients with non-ischemic congestive cardiomyopathy Circulation 87 : 1083-1092,1993.

Aaronson KD, Simson MB, Mancini DM: Signal-averaged electrocardiography in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathies Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports 14 : 18-31,1993.

Simson MB: Signal averaged electrocardiogram - clinical utility in identifying patients with ventricular tachycardia Tachycardias: Mechanisms and Management : 283-295,1993.

Simson MB: Noninvasive identification of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death: Signal averaged electrocardiography Circulation 85(Supp 1) : I145-I151,1992.

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Academic Contact Info

HUP
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Rhoads

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-2187
Fax: (215) 615-3652
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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