Dr. Robert Schlesinger, MD

Dr. Robert Schlesinger, MD

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Cardiology

Dr. Robert Schlesinger, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Jefferson Frankford Hospital and Jefferson Torresdale Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

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Jefferson Cardiology Pennsylvania Heart and Vascular Group

Jefferson Cardiology Pennsylvania Heart and Vascular Group9501 Roosevelt Blvd Suite 501 Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Affiliated with Jefferson Torresdale Hospital Philadelphia, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Schlesinger has been treating my elderly father, who is 87 years old. After an ICU follow up visit to his office with my father we discovered a mix up in his medication, which I confirmed with our pharmacist. I called Dr. Schlesinger’s office for clarification on a Monday morning and was told that I wouldn’t be able to obtain an answer until Wednesday! I called the office again on Wednesday and the doctor was not available to take my call or provide an answer. The lack of response and communication from this doctor is horrible. I would not ever recommend this doctor to any loved one with a cardiac issue. Frankly, a mix up in cardiac meds can be lethal, although Dr. Schlesinger doesn’t seemed very concerned. My personal, past experience has been with the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ. Obviously Dr. Schlesinger doesn’t measure up to the level of quality healthcare provided elsewhere. Thankfully, I am here to advocate for my father’s care as he would have never seen the mix up.
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Daneen Avendano – Dec 30, 2021
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Dr. Schlesinger prescribed my mother a medication that caused some pretty serious reactions. When we reached out to his office the nurse let us know the earliest he could talk to her about it is in June. It is April. They said if we are worried about it to go to the ER. Sure, covid wouldn't be at the hospital and everyone wants to sit around with sick people all day and pay astronomical fees because he is unconcerned.
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Dr. Schlesinger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlesinger treats Chest Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlesinger performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlesinger treats Heart Disease more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Schlesinger's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Schlesinger, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Jefferson Frankford Hospital and Jefferson...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
Graduate Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Jefferson University Hosp
Residency Hospital
1983
Jefferson University Hosp
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Dr. Schlesinger has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Robert Schlesinger, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schlesinger frequently treats Chest Pain, Electrocardiogram (EKG), and Heart Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Schlesinger treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Schlesinger, MD's office located?

Dr. Schlesinger's office is located at 9501 Roosevelt Blvd Suite 501, Philadelphia, PA 19114. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schlesinger is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Jefferson Frankford Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

66% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)