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Faculty Physicians

Edward M. Geltman, MD

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

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Heart Failure / Transplant
Congestive Heart Failure

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-1291

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-362-1291

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 100
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-996-3269

Education

Education

Medical Degree: New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 1971
B.S.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1967

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Impact on Patient Management and Outcome of Switching between 2 Contemporary Sensitive Cardiac Troponin Assays.
Wilen CB, Szymanski JJ, Hung S, Rajan A, Lavigne PM, Char DM, Geltman EM, Scott MG
Clin Chem. 2015 Jun; 61(6)870-6. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2015.238089.

PMID:
    25886769
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Graft survival after cardiac transplantation for alcohol cardiomyopathy.
Brinkley DM, Novak E, Topkara VK, Geltman EM
Transplantation. 2014 Aug 27; 98(4)465-9. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000083.

PMID:
    24699399
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Executive dysfunction and depressive symptoms associated with reduced participation of people with severe congestive heart failure.
Foster ER, Cunnane KB, Edwards DF, Morrison MT, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Zazulia AR
Am J Occup Ther. 2011 May-Jun; 65(3)306-13.

PMID:
    21675336
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute decompensated heart failure: contemporary medical management.
Joseph SM, Cedars AM, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Mann DL
Tex Heart Inst J. 2009; 36(6)510-20.

PMID:
    20069075
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Should UNOS Status 2 patients undergo transplantation?
Moazami N, Shah NR, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Moorhead SL, Pasque MK
Heart Surg Forum. 2006; 9(6)E823-7.

PMID:
    16893757
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prospective comparison of ventilatory equivalent versus peak oxygen consumption in predicting outcomes of patients with heart failure.
Stolker JM, Heere B, Geltman EM, Schechtman KB, Peterson LR
Am J Cardiol. 2006 Jun 1; 97(11)1607-10.

PMID:
    16728223
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of antecedent systemic hypertension on subsequent left ventricular dilation after acute myocardial infarction (from the Survival and Ventricular Enlargement trial).
Kenchaiah S, Pfeffer MA, St John Sutton M, Plappert T, Rouleau JL, Lamas GA, Sasson Z, Parker JO, Geltman EM, Solomon SD
Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jul 1; 94(1)1-8.

PMID:
    15219499
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Alcohol consumption and prognosis in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction after a myocardial infarction.
Aguilar D, Skali H, Moyé LA, Lewis EF, Gaziano JM, Rutherford JD, Hartley LH, Randall OS, Geltman EM, Lamas GA, Rouleau JL, Pfeffer MA, Solomon SD
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Jun 2; 43(11)2015-21.

PMID:
    15172406
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Survival of patients removed from the heart transplant waiting list.
Shah NR, Rogers JG, Ewald GA, Pasque MK, Geltman EM, Bailey MS, Moazami N
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 May; 127(5)1481-5.

PMID:
    15116011
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Timing of cardiac transplantation in patients with heart failure receiving beta-adrenergic blockers.
Peterson LR, Schechtman KB, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, de las Fuentes L, Meyer T, Krekeler P, Moore ML, Rogers JG
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 Oct; 22(10)1141-8.

PMID:
    14550824
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of beta-adrenergic blockers on the prognostic value of peak exercise oxygen uptake in patients with heart failure.
Peterson LR, Schechtman KB, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Meyer T, Krekeler P, Rogers JG
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 Jan; 22(1)70-7.

PMID:
    12531415
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of mibefradil, a T-type calcium channel blocker, on morbidity and mortality in moderate to severe congestive heart failure: the MACH-1 study. Mortality Assessment in Congestive Heart Failure Trial.
Levine TB, Bernink PJ, Caspi A, Elkayam U, Geltman EM, Greenberg B, McKenna WJ, Ghali JK, Giles TD, Marmor A, Reisin LH, Ammon S, Lindberg E
Circulation. 2000 Feb 22; 101(7)758-64.

PMID:
    10683349
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sphygmomanometrically determined pulse pressure is a powerful independent predictor of recurrent events after myocardial infarction in patients with impaired left ventricular function. SAVE investigators. Survival and Ventricular Enlargement.
Mitchell GF, Moyé LA, Braunwald E, Rouleau JL, Bernstein V, Geltman EM, Flaker GC, Pfeffer MA
Circulation. 1997 Dec 16; 96(12)4254-60.

PMID:
    9416890
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.
Rubin PJ, Lee DS, Dávila-Román VG, Geltman EM, Schechtman KB, Bergmann SR, Gropler RJ
Am J Cardiol. 1996 Dec 1; 78(11)1230-5.

PMID:
    8960580
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of transthoracic echocardiography in the management of patients seen in an outpatient cardiology clinic.
Waggoner AD, Harris KM, Braverman AC, Barzilai B, Geltman EM
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1996 Nov-Dec; 9(6)761-8.

PMID:
    8943435
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparative sensitivity of cardiac troponin I and lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes for diagnosing acute myocardial infarction.
Jaffe AS, Landt Y, Parvin CA, Abendschein DR, Geltman EM, Ladenson JH
Clin Chem. 1996 Nov; 42(11)1770-6.

PMID:
    8906075
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delineation of myocardial stunning and hibernation by positron emission tomography in advanced coronary artery disease.
Conversano A, Walsh JF, Geltman EM, Perez JE, Bergmann SR, Gropler RJ
Am Heart J. 1996 Mar; 131(3)440-50.

PMID:
    8604622
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessment of myocardial fatty acid metabolism with 1-11C-palmitate.
Geltman EM
J Nucl Cardiol. 1994 Mar-Apr; 1(2 Pt 2)S15-22.

PMID:
    9420693
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of carbon-11-acetate with fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose for delineating viable myocardium by positron emission tomography.
Gropler RJ, Geltman EM, Sampathkumaran K, Pérez JE, Schechtman KB, Conversano A, Sobel BE, Bergmann SR, Siegel BA
J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Nov 15; 22(6)1587-97.

PMID:
    8227825
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparison of management patterns after acute myocardial infarction in Canada and the United States. The SAVE investigators.
Rouleau JL, Moyé LA, Pfeffer MA, Arnold JM, Bernstein V, Cuddy TE, Dagenais GR, Geltman EM, Goldman S, Gordon D
N Engl J Med. 1993 Mar 18; 328(11)779-84.

PMID:
    8123063
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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