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Robert B. Norris, MD, FACC

Robert B. Norris, MD, FACC Physician

Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Diseases Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Norris is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Robert B. Norris

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook 2003 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1989
  • Internal Medicine, 1987

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal ECG
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Advanced Lipid Testing
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anticoagulation
  • Aortic Disorders
  • Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Sclerosis
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Atherosclerosis of the Aorta
  • Athlete's Heart
  • Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Autoimmune Pericarditis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS)
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Arrhythmias
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Health
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Problems
  • Heart Racing
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  • Holter Monitor
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Infiltrative Disorders of the Heart
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Pre-Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Prosthetic Heart Valves
  • Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (PVS)
  • Refractory Angina
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Second Opinion Service
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Subaortic Stenosis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia-Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Type 1 Second-Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second-Degree Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
  • VO2 Measurement
  • Women's Heart Health
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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 Care
  • 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: New York University
Residency: University of Washington Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National National Lipid Association, National Penn Medicine, Clinical Leadership Academy, Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local University of Pennsylvania Health System, Physician Leadership Academy, Local Wharton Health Care Alumni Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Norris is employed by Penn Medicine.

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

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Investigator, Multicenter Trials in the Management of Lipids and Cardiovascular Risk:

CRISP: A single arm open label study of a statin in community-based patients with cardiovascular disease. Mayo Alliance for Clinical Trials. (2000-2001)

AIM-HIGH: Trial examining the safety and effectiveness of a combination regimen of extended release niacin and simvastatin vs simvastatin alone for prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with cardiovascular disease and low HDL/high triglycerides. NIH sponsored. (2006-present; study stopped in 2011)

DAL-OUTCOMES: Multi-centered trial evaluating the efficacy, safety and clinical outcomes of treatment with dalcetrapib, a CETP modulating agent which raises HDL, in the treatment of who have experienced an acute coronary syndrome. Industry sponsored. (2009-present; recruitment complete)

ALECARDIO: Multi-centered trial evaluating cardiovascular outcomes of treatment with aleglitizar, a dual PPAR inhibitor, in the treatment of diabetics who have experienced an acute coronary syndrome. Industry sponsored. (2010-present; recruitment in progress)

Academic Contact Info

Penn Heart and Vascular Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
Farm Journal Building, Third Floor,
230 West Washington Square

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-5064
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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