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Rajat Deo, MD

Rajat Deo, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Dr. Deo is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Rajat Deo

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

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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.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmia Device Lead Extraction
  • Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
  • Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Imaging of Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Implantable Cardiac Devices
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

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: University of Michigan
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center and Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National American Heart Association-Epidemiology and Prevention Statistics Committee, National Heart Rhythm Society, International Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) Arrhythmia Working Group., International NHLBI-Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention Working Group, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Deo is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Hyman MC, Rajat D: Proteomics of Atrial Fibrillation Evolving From a Coarse Understanding to a Fine Phenotype. JAMA Cardiol 2 (5): 474–475,2017.

Enriquez A, Santangeli P, Zado ES, Liang J, Castro S, Garcia FC, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Callans DJ, Lin D, Dixit S, Deo R, Riley MP, Marchlinski FE.: Postoperative atrial tachycardias after mitral valve surgery: Mechanisms and outcomes of catheter ablation. Heart Rhythm 14 (4): 520-526,2017.

Liang JJ, Betensky BP, Muser D, Zado ES, Anter E, Desai ND, Callans DJ, Deo R, Frankel DS, Hutchinson MD, Lin D, Riley MP, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Santangeli P, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S.: Long-term outcome of surgical cryoablation for refractory ventricular tachycardia in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Europace : 2017.

Deo R, Khodneva YA, Shlipak MG, Soliman EZ, Judd SE, McClellan WM, Brown TM, Rhodes JD, Gutierrez OM, Shah SJ, Albert CM, Safford MM.: Albuminuria, Kidney Function and Sudden Cardiac Death: Findings from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study. Heart Rhythm 14 (1): 65-71,2017.

Liang JJ, Elafros MA, Muser D, Pathak RK, Santangeli P, Zado ES, Frankel DS, Supple GE, Schaller RD, Deo R, Garcia FC, Lin D, Hutchinson MD, Riley MP, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE, Dixit S.: Pulmonary Vein Antral Isolation and Nonpulmonary Vein Trigger Ablation Are Sufficient to Achieve Favorable Long-Term Outcomes Including Transformation to Paroxysmal Arrhythmias in Patients With Persistent and Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 9 (11): e004239,2016.

Lash JP, Ricardo AC, Roy J, Deo R, Fischer M, Flack J, He J, Keane M, Lora C, Ojo A, Rahman M, Steigerwalt S, Tao K, Wolf M, Wright JT, Go AS: Race/Ethnicity and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Adults With CKD: Findings From the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) and Hispanic CRIC Studies. Am J Kidney Dis 68 (4): 545-553,2016.

Evans DS, Avery CL, Nalls MA, Li G, Barnard J, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Alonso A, Arking DE, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Buyske S, Carty CL, Chen W, Chung MK, Cummings SR, Deo R, Eaton CB, Fox ER, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hindorff LA, Hsueh W, Isaacs A, Jamshidi Y, Kerr KF, Liu F, Liu Y, Lohman KK, Magnani JW, Maher JF, Mehra R, Meng YA, Musani SK, Newton-Cheh C, North KE, Psaty BM, Redline S, Rotter JI, Schnabel RB, Schork NJ, Shohet RV, Singleton AB, Smith JD, Soliman EZ, Srinivasan SR, Taylor HA: Fine-mapping, Novel Loci Identification, and SNP Association Transferability in a Genome-Wide Association Study of QRS Duration in African Americans. Hum Mol Genet 25 (19): 4350-4368,2016.

Deo R, Norby FL, Katz R, Sotoodehnia N, Adabag S, DeFilippi CR, Kestenbaum B, Chen LY, Heckbert SR, Folsom AR, Kronmal RA, Konety S, Patton KK, Siscovick D, Shlipak MG, Alonso A: Development and Validation of a Sudden Cardiac Death Prediction Model for the General Population. Circulation 134 (11): 806-16,2016.

Mehta R, Cai X, Lee J, Scialla JJ, Bansal N, Sondheimer JH, Chen J, Hamm LL, Ricardo AC, Navaneethan SD, Deo R, Rahman M, Feldman HI, Go AS, Isakova T, Wolf M: Association of Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 With Atrial Fibrillation in Chronic Kidney Disease, From the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. JAMA Cardiol 1 (5): 548-556,2016.

Bansal N, Xie D, Tao K, Chen J, Deo R, Horwitz E, Hsu CY, Kallem RK, Keane MG, Lora CM, Raj D, Soliman EZ, Strauss L, Wolf M, Go AS: Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of ESRD in Adults with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 11 (7): 1189-1196,2016.

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Phone: (215) 615-5455
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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