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Howard Eisen,


Title: Chief of the Division of Cardiology; Thomas J. Vischer Professor of Medicine

Practices: Drexel Cardiology

Specialty: Cardiology


Drexel Cardiology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.5080
Fax: 215.561.8071
Drexel Cardiology
1203 Langhorne-Newtown Road
Suite 320
Langhorne, PA 19047
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.757.7212
Fax: 215.757.7274
Drexel Cardiology
2813 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.332.9666
Fax: 215.332.1436


  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • Named one of the top 27 cardiologists in the U.S. by Forbes magazine (2017)
  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (1996–2017)
  • Best Doctor of America (1997–2016)
  • Top Doctor of America

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Heart Failure Society of America
  • Fellow, European Society of Cardiology
  • Past president of the American Heart Association Southeastern Pennsylvania, where he currently serves as governor
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Delaware Affiliate Board of Directors
  • Editorial board member of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Clinical Services

Heart disease, Heart failure, Heart murmurs and other sounds, Heart pacemaker, Heart transplant, Heartbeat, Transplant rejection


Howard J. Eisen, MD, FACC, FACP, is chief of the Division of Cardiology at Drexel University College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include heart failure and heart transplant care. He has cared for almost 1,000 heart transplant patients since 1995, making him one of the most experienced transplant cardiologists in the world.

Dr. Eisen is working to improve care of heart failure and heart transplant patients by using non-invasive procedures to diagnose transplant rejection, and by participating in research studies for heart failure patients.


  • Focus on Cardiology and Heart Disease
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    (February 1, 2008)


  • Cardiology - Washington University, St. Louis/Barnes Hospital (1984-1987)


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

In the Media


"The bumpy road of immune-suppression"
"Immunosuppression: what have we learned?"
Symposium for the 50th Anniversary of the First Heart Transplant, Cape Town, South Africa, December 2017