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Susan C. Brozena, MD

Susan C. Brozena, MD Physician

Emeritus Associate Professor CE of Medicine

Dr. Brozena is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Susan C. Brozena

Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issue from 1994 through 2018

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2010, 2012 - 2018

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018

Recognized by Main Line Today Top Doctors 2008, 2009 issue

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians" issue in 2010 and 2011

Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook 2003 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2010
  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
  • Internal Medicine, 1984

Clinical Expertise:

  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplant Evaluation
  • Heart Transplant Follow-Up
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Ischemic Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Women's Cardiology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Heart failure
Heart transplant

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)
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital


American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Brozena is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Description of Research Expertise:

Clinical trials in heart failure and transplant

Selected Publications:

Jessup M, Brozena S: Medical Progress: Heart Failure N Eng J Med 348 : 2007-2018,2003.

Jessup M, Brozena S: Support devices for end stage heart failure Cardiology Clinics 21 : 135-139,2003.

Brozena SC, Jessup M: The new staging system for congestive heart failure: What every primary care physician should know Geriatrics 58 : 31-36,2003.

Brozena S, Twomey C, Goldberg L, Desai S, Drachman B, Kao A, Popjes E, Zimmer R, Jessup M: A prospective study of out-patient continuous milrinone therapy In patients awaiting heart transplant Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) 7th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas NV : 2003.

Brozena, SC: Examination of the patient suspected to have heart failure The Clinician’s Guide to Congestive Heart Failure : 2003.

Brozena S, Jessup M.: "Heart failure: evaluation and treatment of systolic heart failure" : 2003.

Israni A, Brozena S, Pankewycz O, Grossman R, Bloom R: Conversion to tacrolimus for the treatment of cyclosporine-associated nephrotoxicity in heart transplant recipients Am J Kidney Diseases 39 : E16.1-5,2002.

Blumberg EA, Brozena SC, Stutman P, Wood D, Phan HM, Musher DM: Immunogenicity of pneumococcal vaccine in heart transplant recipients Clin Inf Dis 32 : 307-310,2001.

Blumberg EA, Lazar J, Rossino A, Brozena S, Twomey C, Bloom RD: Prophylactic use of antibiotics following heart and kidney transplantation Accepted for presentation at Infectious Disease Society of America, San Francisco : 2001.

Izrailtyan I, Kresh Y, Morris R, Brozena SC: Early detection of acute allograft rejection using dimensional analysis of heart rate variability Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 120 : 737-745,2000.

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Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine Radnor
University of Pennsylvania Health System
250 King of Prussia Road

Radnor , PA 19087
Phone: (610) 902-2273
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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