Jefferson Health

Physician Profile

Michael Savage, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Angioplasty Center
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Ralph J. Roberts Professor of Cardiology

Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology

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Office Locations

Gibbon Bldg., Ste 6210
111 S. 11th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5050
Fax: (215) 503-5874

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • New England Deaconess Hospital-Harvard


  • New England Deaconess Hospital-Harvard


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Use of prasugrel in the setting of clopidogrel hypersensitivity: Case report and systematic review of the literature

Cocaine-Induced Microvascular Dysfunction and its Reversal by Administration of Intracoronary Calcium-Channel Blocker

Frequency of use of statins and aspirin in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting

Anomalous Coronary Arteries. Analysis of Clinical Outcome Based Upon Arterial Course and Surgical Intervention in an Adult Population

A call to arms: Radial artery access for percutaneous coronary intervention

Primary stroke in a woman with sickle cell anemia responsive to hydroxyurea therapy

Renal denervation revisited: Complexity following symplicity

"very" very late stent thrombosis: Acute myocardial infarction from drug-eluting stent thrombosis more than 5 years after implantation

Imaging of adult atrial septal defects with CT angiography

Safety, effectiveness, and outcomes of cardiac catheterization in nonagenarians

Coronary slow flow phenomenon: More than just an angiographic curiosity

Management of clopidogrel hypersensitivity without drug interruption

Advances in vein graft intervention

Clopidogrel hypersensitivity: Clinical challenges and options for management

Cost-effectiveness of coronary CT angiography in evaluation of patients without symptoms who have positive stress test results

Decision Analytic Model for Evaluation of Suspected Coronary Disease with Stress Testing and Coronary CT Angiography

Accuracy of MDCT in assessing the degree of stenosis caused by calcified coronary artery plaques

Rebuttal: Rotaglide rescue

Facilitated stent delivery using applied topical lubrication

Subepicardial aneurysm with impending cardiac rupture: A case of antemortem diagnosis and review of the literature