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Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Diseases

Edward M. Geltman, MD

Current Position
Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Lab
Director, Heart Failure Program
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Specialty Areas
Heart Failure / Transplant
Congestive Heart Failure

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart and Vascular Center
4921 Parkview Place, A, 8
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Heart Care Institute
1020 North Mason Road
St. Louis , MO  63141
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Medical Building Three
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road, Suite 100
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
Fax:   314-996-3269
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Division
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8086
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Cardiology, cardiovascular disease, conjestive heart failure, CHF, coronary revascularization, heart disease, cardiac transplantation, hypertension, PET scanning, echocardiography, aspirin therapy

Board Certification
Cardiology -- Certified
Internal Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967
Medical Degree: New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, 1971
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2003-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Listed in America's Top Doctors, 2006-2010 (Castle Connolly Medical)

Medical Honoree Heart Ball, American Heart Association, St. Louis Chapter, 1999

Recipient of the M. Graham Clark Award of the American Heart Association, Missouri Affiliate, 1998

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Foster ER, Cunnane KB, Edwards DF, Morrison MT, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Zazulia AR. Executive dysfunction and depressive symptoms associated with reduced participation of people with severe congestive heart failure. Am J Occup Ther. 2011 May-Jun.

Joseph SM, Cedars AM, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Mann DL. Acute decompensated heart failure: contemporary medical management. Tex Heart Inst J. 2009.

Thomas S, Geltman E. What is the optimal angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor dose in heart failure? Congest Heart Fail. 2006 Jul-Aug.

Moazami N, Shah NR, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Moorhead SL, Pasque MK. Should UNOS Status 2 patients undergo transplantation? Heart Surg Forum. 2006.

Stolker JM, Heere B, Geltman EM, Schechtman KB, Peterson LR. Prospective comparison of ventilatory equivalent versus peak oxygen consumption in predicting outcomes of patients with heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Jun 1.

Shah, NR, Rogers JG, Ewald GA, Pasque MK, Geltman EM, Bailey MS, Moazami N. Survival of patients removed from the heart transplant waiting list. J Thora Cardiovas Surg, 2004 May.

Peterson LR, Schechtman KB, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, de las Fuentes L, Meyer T, Krekeler P, Moore ML, Rogers JG. Timing of cardiac transplantation in patients with heart failure receiving beta-adrenergic blockers. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 Oct.

Peterson LR, Schechtman KB, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Meyer T, Krekeler P, Rogers JG. The effect of beta-adrenergic blockers on the prognostic value of peak exercise oxygen uptake in patients with heart failure. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 Jan.

Rubin PJ, Lee DS, Dávila-Román VG, Geltman EM, Schechtman KB, Bergmann SR, Gropler RJ: Superiority of C-11 acetate compared with F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose in predicting myocardial functional recovery by positron emission tomography in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardio 1996 Dec 1.

Waggoner AD, Harris KM, Braverman AC, Barzilai B, Geltman EM. The role of transthoracic echocardiography in the management of patients seen in an outpatient cardiology clinic. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1996 Nov-Dec.

Jaffe AS, Landt Y, Parvin CA, Abendschein DR, Geltman EM, Ladenson JH. Comparative sensititivty of cardiact troponin I and lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes for diagnosing acute myocardial infaction. Clinical Chemistry 1996 Nov.

Geltman EM. Assessment of myocardial fatty acid metabolism with 1-11C-palmitate. J Nucl Cardiol. 1994 Mar-Apr.

Davila-Roman VG, Waggoner AD, Sicard GA, Geltman EM, Schechtman KB, Perez JE. Dobutamine stress echocardiography predicts surgical outcome in patients with aortic aneurysms and peripheral vascular disease. J Am Coll Cardio 1993 Mar 15.

Senneff MJ, Hartman J, Sobel BE, Geltman EM, Bergmann SR. Persistence of coronary vasodilator responsivity after cardiac transplantation. Am J Cardiol. 1993 Feb 1.

Senneff MJ, Geltman EM, Bergmann SR. Noninvasive delineation of the effects of moderate aging on myocardial perfusion. J Nucl Med. 1991 Nov.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Edward Geltman.

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