Dr. Arnold Meshkov, MD

Dr. Arnold Meshkov, MD


Cardiology | Male | 67 years old

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In my role as the 'quarterback' of your cardiac team, I have the experience and knowledge to help you make your heart health decisions in the same way I would make that choice for myself or a family member.Read more

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Arnold B. Meshkov, MD FACC is a longtime resident of Abington Township and is a graduate of Cheltenham High School...Read more

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I have been a patient of Dr. Meshkov's since 1985, I was 24 years old and in need of heart surgery for a valve replacement. Dr. Meshkov has been there for me in every aspect of my care. He is thorough, patient and genuine in his care and treatment. I never feel rushed during my appointments, he ensures that everything is explained and understood. Even during 2 pregnancies he supported me, called and spoke to the OB team caring for me to coordinate and monitor my cardiac status during pregnancy.
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Arnold B. Meshkov, MD FACC is a longtime resident of Abington Township and is a graduate of Cheltenham High School and the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, trained in Internal Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and in Cardiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. He has been in the private practice of cardiology, and was a Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine until returning to private practice in 2015. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Echocardiography.

Dr. Meshkov has taught several generations of medical students, Internal Medicine residents and Cardiology trainees. He was named a "Best Cardiologist" by Castle Connolly for 2012, 2013 and 2014. Dr. Meshkov has lectured frequently on a broad number of topics in cardiology and bioethics locally and nationally. He has publications in major medical journals and has received multiple teaching honors. Dr. Meshkov served for many years as the Chairman of the Ethics Committee at Temple University Hospital and was coordinator of Cardiology Grand Rounds, a weekly lecture series at Temple.

Dr. Meshkov has been married to Norma Messinger Meshkov since 1970 and they have two children and three grandchildren. He is the President of his synagogue, Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel and is a avid sports fan, skier, sailor and photographer, but his best love is being with his grandchildren.

Dr. Meshkov's Care Philosophy

In my role as the 'quarterback' of your cardiac team, I have the experience and knowledge to help you make your heart health decisions in the same way I would make that choice for myself or a family member.

Dr. Meshkov says...

We have experience working with an entire range of cardiac conditions, from the management of hypertension, diabetes and hyperlipidemia, to the treatment of heart attacks, heart failure, heart rhythm problems and heart valve problems.

Dr. Meshkov says...

The incidence of heart disease has been decreasing for many years due to the great advances in diagnosis and treatment.

The downside of all of these great advances is that the personal side of Medicine, the "art" of it has been jeopardized by overbooked schedules, long patient waits, too many "physician extenders,"and insurance company restrictions.

Some of these issues will sound familiar to you! That is why we are proud to offer services in a calm, caring environment where patients get the treatment that they need from a doctor who is not rushed or pressured.

Dr. Meshkov's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1978

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Interpretation of Electrocardiograms
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stress Test