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Pasquale F. Nestico, MD, FACC

Pasquale F. Nestico, MD, FACC Physician

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Nestico is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1989
  • Internal Medicine, 1983

Clinical Expertise:

  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Preventive Heart Care
  • Smoking Cessation

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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship: Hahnemann University Hospital


American College of Cardiology, FACC, National American College of Physicians, National American Medical Society, National Italian College of Cardiology, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, National Philadelphia Academy of Cardiology, Local Philadelphia Medical Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nestico is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Selected Publications:

Nestico PF, Cassimatis DC, Sheikh F, Huber M, Davison J, Modlin R: Left ventricular injury and syncope due to Pulmonary Embolism in a soldier: normal Coronaries and novel pathologic electrocardiogram signs. Military Medicine 173 (7): 700-707,2008.

Nestico PF, Propafanone: A New Antiarrhythmic Drug Am Family Physician 38 : 235-238,1988.

Morganroth J, Carver JR, Nestico PF, Victor MF, Procacci PM, Hunter H: Sustained released Quinidine verses Procainimide: Efficacy and safety in ventricular arrhythmias. National Cardiovascular Research Center, Haddonfield, NJ Circulation : 1987.

Hakki AH, Nestico PF, Heo J, Unwala AA, Iskandrian AS: Relative prognostic value of rest thallium-201 imaging, radionuclide ventricullography and 24 hour ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring after acute myocardial infarction. J Am Col Cardiol 10 (1): 25-32,1987.

Nestico PF, Morganroth J, Horowitz LN, Mulhern C: Efficacy of oral and intravenous indecainide in ventricular arrhythmias. Am J Cardiol 59 (15): 1332-1336,1987.

Morganroth J, Nestico PF, McGinn C: 5-Hydroxy-thyptophan for the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias Circulation : 1987.

Nestico PF, Morganroth J, Horowitz LN, Mulhern C: Bepridil hydrochloride for treatment of benign or potentially lethal ventricular arrhythmias. Am J Cardiol 58 (10): 1001-1004,1986.

Panidis IP, Ross J, Munley B, Nestico P, Mintz GS: Diastolic mitral regurgitation in patients with atrioventricular conduction abnormalities: a common finding by doppler echocardiography. J Am Col Cardiol 7 (4): 768-774,1986.

Nestico PF, Hakki AH, Iskandrian AS, Morganroth J: Thallium-201 imaging in pericardial effusion. Clin Nucl Med 11 (3): 213-213,1986.

Fox RM, Nestico PF, Munley BJ, Hakki AH, Neumann D, Iskandrian AS: Coronary artery cardiomyopathy: Hemodynamic and prognostic implications. Chest 89 (3): 352-356,1986.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
700 Spruce Street
Garfield Duncan Building, Suite 507

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