Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Segal, Bernard

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Bernard L. Segal, MD

Contact Dr. Segal

925 Chestnut Street
Mezzanine Level
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-5050
(215) 955-7855 fax

Medical School

McGill University, Canada - 1955


Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
London University, United Kingdom

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Diagnosis and management of mitral valve disease in older adults
  2. Valvular heart disease, part 2: Mitral valve disease in older adults
  3. Valvular heart disease, part 1: Diagnosis and surgical management of aortic valve disease in older adults
  4. Cardiovascular disease and the aging U.S. population
  5. Heart failure: Clinical implications of systolic and diastolic dysfunction
  6. Heart protection: Controlling risk factors for cardiovascular disease
  7. Multiplane transesophageal and intracardiac echocardiography in large swine: Imaging technique, normal values, and research applications
  8. Mitral valve repair is superior to valve replacement for the early preservation of cardiac function: Relation of ventricular geometry to function
  9. Ventricular tachycardia: Progress in acute and chronic patient care
  10. Communicating versus noncommunicating acute thoracic aortic dissection: Two case reports and diagnostic value of transesophageal echocardiography and alternative imaging modalities
  11. Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of the spectrum of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in essential hypertension
  12. Sudden cardiac death from coronary artery spasm in a healthy subject
  13. Prognostic implications of normal exercise SPECT thallium images in patients with strongly positive exercise electrocardiograms
  14. The contraction of stunned myocardium: Isovolumetric bulging and wasted ejection shortening in dog heart
  15. Assessment of coronary artery disease using single-photon emission computed tomography with thallium-201 during adenosine-induced coronary hyperemia
  16. Should cardiac surgery be performed in octogenarians?
  17. Managing angina in the elderly: An update
  18. Visualization of a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm with magnetic resonance imaging
  19. Tricuspid valve endocarditis
  20. Angiographic demonstration of spasm in a left internal mammary artery used as a bypass to the left anterior descending coronary artery