Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

David Whellan, MD, MHS, FAHA, FACC

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Specialties
Cardiology
Cardiology - Heart Failure

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
925 Chestnut Street
Mezzanine
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5050
Fax: (215) 503-7420

Medical Services

Years in Practice

15

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine, Medical School

Internship

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship

  • Duke University Medical Center

Recent Publications

Utility of Growth Differentiation Factor-15, A Marker of Oxidative Stress and Inflammation, in Chronic Heart Failure: Insights From the HF-ACTION Study

Efficacy and safety of spironolactone in acute heart failure: The ATHENA-HF randomized clinical trial

Effect of natriuretic peptide–guided therapy on hospitalization or cardiovascular mortality in high-risk patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction: A randomized clinical trial

Effect of oral iron repletion on exercise capacity in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and iron deficiency the IRONOUT HF randomized clinical trial

A Novel Rehabilitation Intervention for Older Patients With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: The REHAB-HF Pilot Study

Exercise Training in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation

Cognitive Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Aerobic exercise training and general health status in ambulatory heart failure patients with a reduced ejection fraction—Findings from the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training (HF-ACTION)trial

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Minute Ventilation–Targeted Adaptive Servo-Ventilation Therapy in Heart Failure: The CAT-HF Trial

Easy to Predict, Difficult to Prevent

Rehabilitation Therapy in Older Acute Heart Failure Patients (REHAB-HF) trial: Design and rationale

Does the Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Benefit Vary With the Estimated Proportional Risk of Sudden Death in Heart Failure Patients?

Inpatient management of heart failure: Are we shooting at the right target?

Sleep overnight monitoring for apnea in patients hospitalized with heart failure (SOMA-HF study)

Multinational and multiethnic variations in health-related quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure

Strategies for supporting intervention fidelity in the rehabilitation therapy in older acute heart failure patients (REHAB-HF) trial

Socioeconomic and partner status in chronic heart failure: Relationship to exercise capacity, quality of life, and clinical outcomes

Impact of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines on the prescription of high-intensity statins in patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome or stroke

Relation of Angina Pectoris to Outcomes, Quality of Life, and Response to Exercise Training in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure (from HF-ACTION)

Effects of liraglutide on clinical stability among patients with advanced heart failure and reduced ejection fraction: A randomized clinical trial