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John Boehmer, MD, Cardiology, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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Cardiology Hershey, PA

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Heart Failure & Transplantation

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989 - 1992
  • University of Massachusetts
    University of MassachusettsResidency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989
  • Penn State College of Medicine
    Penn State College of MedicineClass of 1986
  • Bucknell UniversityB.S., Chemistry, Cum Laude

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1989 - 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The Best Doctors in America - Northeast Region 1996-2018
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Society
  • Dr. Joseph Weightman Scholarship
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Speed Isn't Always Harmful in RV Failure Post LVAD  
    John Boehmer, Omaima Ali, Journal of Cardiac Failure
  • Device Measured Rapid Shallow Breathing Index and Not Minute Ventilation Reflects Changes in Dyspnea Status in Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients  
    Mehmet Aktas, John Boehmer, Journal of Cardiac Failure
  • Third Heart Sound During Atrial Fibrillation? Confirming the Existence of Cardiac Vibrations During Deceleration Phase of Early Diastolic Filling While in Atrial Fibri...  
    John Boehmer, MD, Journal of Cardiac Failure
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Aspergillus Endocarditis and Locked-in Syndrome: Rare Complication After Orthotopic Heart Transplant
    Bulathsinghala MS, Bulathsinghala CM and Boehmer JP, American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC, 1/1/2017
  • Atrial Arrhythmia Burden Increases Prior to Worsening Heart Failure Events
    Capucci A, Merkely B, Boehmer JP, Sweeney RJ, Zhang Y, Thakur PH, An Q, Averina V, Heart Rhythm Society, 1/1/2017
  • Application of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Differs in the USA Compared to Outside USA � The International ADVANCE CRT Registry
    Niraj Varma, John Boehmer, Maria Costanzo, Michael Gold, Jagmeet Singh, Leo Polosajian, Bhargava Kartikeya, Taraneh Farazi, John Gill, Angelo Auricchio, Cardiostim, 1/1/2016
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Lectures

  • Device Therapy for Heart Failure 
    1/27/2004
  • High versus Low Voltage Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure 
    Manchester, England, United Kingdom - 1/22/2004
  • Chronic Heart Failure: Overview and Introduction 
    Penn State College of Medicine/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Cardiac Rehab, Hershey, PA - 1/17/2004
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Authored Content

  • Device Measured Rapid Shallow Breathing Index and Not Minute Ventilation Reflects Changes in Dyspnea Status in Ambulatory Heart Failure PatientsAugust 2018
  • Speed Isn't Always Harmful in RV Failure Post LVADAugust 2018
  • Third Heart Sound During Atrial Fibrillation? Confirming the Existence of Cardiac Vibrations During Deceleration Phase of Early Diastolic Filling While in Atrial FibrillationAugust 2018

Press Mentions

  • And the Beat Goes on: Heart Transplant Patients, Surgeons Reunite
    And the Beat Goes on: Heart Transplant Patients, Surgeons ReuniteJune 6th, 2019
  • Boston Scientific's New Defibrillators Really Are Smarter
    Boston Scientific's New Defibrillators Really Are SmarterSeptember 20th, 2017
  • New Sensor System Predicts Heart Failure Events
    New Sensor System Predicts Heart Failure EventsNovember 21st, 2016
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