Behzad Pavri, MD

Behzad Pavri, MD

Cardiology Philadelphia, PA

Professor of Medicine Director, CCEP Fellowship Program Thomas Jefferson University

Office Address

  • 925 Chestnut Street
    Mezzanine Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Phone: (215) 955-5050
    Fax: (215) 955-7499

Behzad Pavri, MD

Cardiology Philadelphia, PA

Professor of Medicine Director, CCEP Fellowship Program Thomas Jefferson University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Interests: Cardiac Electrophysiology; Artificial Pacemaker; Drug Therapy; CRT; Catheter Ablation; Electrocardiography; Atrial Fibrillation; Heart Block; Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome; Ventricular Fibrillation

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus
  • Harlem Hospital CenterHarlem Hospital Center
  • Seth G.S. Medical CollegeSeth G.S. Medical College
  • University of Bombay; Seth G.S. Medical College

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1994 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineClinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Elected as Honorary Member, Alpha Omega AlphaHonor Medical Society, Alpha Chapter of Pennsylvania at Jefferson Medical College, 2013
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationAllscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2012, 2013

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    •  Pavri BB, Greenberg HE, Kraft WK, Lazarus N, Lynch JJ, Salata JJ, Bilodeau MT, Regan CP, Stump G, Fan L, Mehta A, Wagner JA, Gutstein DE, Bloomfield D, Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 10/1/2012
    •  Ho RT, Pavri BB, Heart Rhythm, 3/1/2012
    •  Pavri BB, Lokhandwala Y, Kulkarni GV, Shah M, Kantharia BK, Mascarenhas DAN, Ann Intern Med, 1/1/2012

    Books/Book Chapters

    • A Handbook of Syncope: A Concise Clinical Approach  
      Pavri BB
      Editors: .Jaypee Brothers, Philadelphia
      Edition 1st,2013
    •  Chapter: Ablation in the Left Atrium: The Role of Pre-Ablation CTA Imaging 
      Pavri BB
      Editors: Halpern E.Thieme
      Edition 2nd ,2011
    •  Chapter: Bradyarrhythmias 
      Pavri BB, Koka, A
      Editors: Mather P..Jones and Bartlett Learning


    • Simlote P, Shah RR, Pavri BB, 18th World Congress on Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology. Vancouver BC, Canada, 7/1/2013
    • Patel JD, Kurtz S, Lau E, Ochoa J, Pavri BB, Ho RT, Frisch DR, Greenspon AJ, Heart Rhythm, Denver, Colorado, 1/1/2013
    • Varma N, Michalski J, Pavri BB, Heart Rhythm, For the TRUST Investigators. Denver, Colorado, 1/1/2013


    •  Organized by Jefferson Medical Students for area High School students - 1/1/2013
    •  Meet the Experts Luncheon , Heart Rhythm Society 2013 meetings (Denver, CO) - 1/1/2013
    •  Core Curriculum , Heart Rhythm Society 2013 meetings (Denver, CO) - 1/1/2013


    •  Varma N, Pavri BB, Stambler B, Michalski J
      Europace doi:10.1093/europace/eus410
    •  Ho RT, Frisch DR, Pavri BB, Levi SA, Greenspon AJ
      doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000187

    Professional Memberships

    Other Languages

    • Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • BCBS Alabama PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    • Horizon BCBS HMO
    • Horizon BCBS POS
    • Horizon BCBS PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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