Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

David J. Whellan, MD, MHS, FAHA, FACC

David J. 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

16

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

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Litigation
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Mutual Omaha Preferred
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • Teamsters Ins
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Workers Comp

Recent Publications

Treatment of sleep-disordered breathing in heart failure impacts cardiac remodeling: Insights from the CAT-HF Trial

Prevalent digoxin use and subsequent risk of death or hospitalization in ambulatory heart failure patients with a reduced ejection fraction—Findings from the Heart Failure: A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training (HF-ACTION) randomized controlled trial

Improving Heart Failure Therapeutics Development in the United States: The Heart Failure Collaboratory

The Impact of a Transition of Care Program on Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission Rates

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

Change Is Not Always Good

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

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

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?