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Paul J. Mather, MD

Paul J. Mather, MD Physician

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Mather is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Paul J. Mather

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017 and 2018

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2017, 2018

Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues from 2010 to 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Myocarditis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

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: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, Late Breaking Clinical Trials, National American Heart Association, National American Society of Echocardiography, National European Society of Cardiology, International Heart Failure Society of America, National Keystone Mercy CHF Medical Advisory Committee, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mather is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Hullman JE, Mather PJ: Elevated Body Mass Index is not a Risk Factor for Adverse Outcomes Following Ventricular Assist Device Implantation, Progress in Implantation Progress in Transplantation 1-6 : 1-6,2018.

McTiernan CF, Morel P, Cooper LT, Rajagopalan N, Thohan V, Zucker M, Boehmer J, Bozkurt B, Mather P, Thornton J, Ghali JK, Hanley-Yanez K, Fett J, Halder I, McNamara D, for the IPAC Investigators: Circulating T-cell Subsets, Monocytes, and Natural Killer Cells in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Results of the IPAC study Journal of Cardiac Failure 24 (1): 1-62,2018.

Prenner SB, Mather PJ: Obesity and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A growing problem Trends Cardiovasc Med 2017, Dec 14. Pii: S1050-1738(17)30190-1 Pii: S1050-1738 (17): 1050,2017.

Sharma S, Mukhtar U, Kelly C, Mather P, Quan S: Recognition and Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Hospitalized Patients May Improve Survival. The HoSMed Database The American Journal of Medicine, Vol 130, No 10, October 2017 130 (10): 1184-1191,2017.

Sharma S, Mukhtar U, Kelly C, Mather P, Quan S: Recognition and Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Obese Hospitalized Patients may Improve Survival American Journal of Medicine 130 (10): 1184-1191,2017.

Jessup M, Drazner MH, Book W, Cleveland Jr JC, Dauber I, Farkas S, Ginwalla M, Katz JN, Kirkwood P, Kittleson MM, Marine JE, Mather P, Morris AA, Polk DM, Sakr A, Schlendorf KH, Vorovich EE, 2017: ACC/AHA/HFSA/ISHLT/ACP Advanced Training Statement on Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology (Revision of the ACCF/AHA/ACP/HFSA/ISHLT 2010 Clinical Competence Statement on Management of Patients With Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant), Journal of the American College of Cardiology, doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.03.001 : 1-43,2017.

Cavalcante JL, Marek J, Sheppard R, Starling RC, Mather PJ, Alexis JD, Narula J, McNamara DM, Gorcsan J 3rd: Diastolic function improvement is associated with favourable outcomes in patients with acute non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy: insights from the multicentre IMAC-2 trial. European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging 17 (9): 1027-35,2016.

Ho R, Nguyen ML, Mather P: Cardiomyopathy in becker muscular dystrophy: Overview. World Journal of Cardiology 8 (6): 356-61,2016.

Whellan DJ, Stebbins A, Hernandez AF, Ezekowitz JA, McMurray JJ, Mather PJ, Hasselblad V, O'Connor CM: Dichotomous Relationship Between Age and 30-Day Death or Rehospitalization in Heart Failure Patients Admitted With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Results From the ASCEND-HF Trial. Journal of Cardiac Failure 22 (6): 409-16,2016.

Blauwet LA, Delgado-Montero A, Ryo K, Marek JJ, Alharethi R, Mather PJ, Modi K, Sheppard R, Thohan V, Pisarcik J, McNamara DM, Gorcsan J 3rd: Right Ventricular Function in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy at Presentation Is Associated With Subsequent Left Ventricular Recovery and Clinical Outcomes. Circulation Heart Failure 9 (5): 2016.

Academic Contact Info

11-180 PCAM South
34th and Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-0800
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)