Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Scott Hessen, MD

Cardiology - Electrophysiology

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Office Locations

227 North Broad Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 564-3050
Fax: (215) 564-3398

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Jefferson Community Physicians


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

The CardioMetabolic Health Alliance Working Toward a New Care Model for the Metabolic Syndrome

Syncope in complex regional pain syndrome

Achieving optimal lipid goals in patients with coronary artery disease

Comparison of Bleeding Complications With Omega-3 Fatty Acids + Aspirin + Clopidogrel-Versus-Aspirin + Clopidogrel in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

Efficacy and temporal stability of reduced safety margins for ventricular defibrillation: Primary results from the Low Energy Safety Study (LESS)

Effect of different location of atrial lead position on nearfield and farfield electrograms in dual chamber pacemaker-defibrillators

Efficacy and safety of catheter ablation in octogenarians

Learning retention in patients receiving midazolam during permanent pacemaker implantation.

Learning retention in patients receiving midazolam during permanent pacemaker implantation

Extraction and Replacement of Permanent Pacemaker Leads Through Occluded Vessels: Use of Extraction Sheaths as Conduits - Balloon Venoplasty as an Adjunct

A comparison of antiarrhythmic-drug therapy with implantable defibrillators in patients resuscitated from near-fatal ventricular arrhythmias

Mechanisms of Ventricular arrhythmias: From laboratory to bedside

Upper Rate Lockout: An Unexpected Feature of Rate Adaptive Atrioventricular Delay

Recognition and management of supraventricular tachycardias

Comparison of Epicardial and Endocardial Programmed Stimulation in Patients at Risk for Ventricular Arrhythmias After Cardiac Surgery

Clinical evaluation of the patient with ventricular arrhythmia

The Effects of Type I Antiarrhythmic Drugs on the Signal‐Averaged Electrocardiogram in Patients with Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmias

Encainide dosing in patients with severe renal dysfunction: Report of a case and literature review

Clinical Experience with a New Multiprogrammable Dual Chamber Pacemaker

Programmable External Automatic Antitachycardia Pacing as a Bridge to Definitive Therapy in Patients with Recurrent Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia