Dr. Roger Rehr, MD

Dr. Roger Rehr, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Roger Rehr, MD is a cardiology specialist in West Reading, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

301 S 7th Ave Ste 2020

West Reading, PA 19611

Contact Information

(610) 375-6565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Mitral Valve Stenosis
more than 39% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 39% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 36% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Rehr "Publications & Presentations Effect of variation in heart size on quantitative thallium SPECT.Quint, R. I., Rehr, R. B., Pippin, J. J., Tatum, J. L.Angiology 1991 Sep Effect of brief regional ischemia followed by reperfusion with or without superoxide dismutase and catalase administration on myocardial sarcoplasmic reticulum and contractile function.Rehr, R. B., Fuhs, B. E., Hirsch, J. I., Feher, J. J.Am Heart J 1991 Nov Differentiation of reperfused-viable (stunned) from reperfused-infarcted myocardium at 1 to 3 days postreperfusion by in vivo phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.Rehr, R. B., Fuhs, B. E., Lee, F., Tatum, J. L., Hirsch, J. I., Quint, R.Am Heart J 1991 Dec Magnetic resonance imaging of cardiac rhabdomyosarcoma. Quantifying the response to chemotherapy.Szucs, R. A., Rehr, R. B., Yanovich, S., Tatum, J. L.Cancer 1991 Apr 15 Cardiovascular nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.Rehr, R. B.Curr Probl Cardiol 1991 Mar Comparison of atrial contribution to cardiac hemodynamics in patients with normal and severely compromised cardiac function.Mukharji, J., Rehr, R. B., Hastillo, A., Thompson, J. A., Hess, M. L., Paulsen, W. J., Vetrovec, G. W.Clin Cardiol 1990 Sep Aortic pseudoaneurysm occurring after cardiac transplantation.Taylor, D. O., Rehr, R. B., Thompson, J. A., Vetrovec, G., Tatum, J. L.Am Heart J 1990 Nov Enzyme kinetics and relaxation measurements with surface coils.Clarke, G. D., Rehr, R. B.Magn Reson Med 1990 Jun Association between extent of coronary artery disease and ventricular premature beat frequency after myocardial infarction.Minisi, A. J., Mukharji, J., Rehr, R. B., Lewis, S. A., Richardson, D. W., Romhilt, D. W., Vetrovec, G. W.Am Heart J 1988 Jun Reperfused-viable and reperfused-infarcted myocardium: differentiation with in vivo P-31 MR spectroscopy.Rehr, R. B., Tatum, J. L., Hirsch, J. I., Quint, R., Clarke, G.Radiology 1989 Jul Angiographic morphology of coronary artery stenoses in prolonged rest angina: evidence of intracoronary thrombosis.Rehr, R., Disciascio, G., Vetrovec, G., Cowley, M.J Am Coll Cardiol 1989 Nov 15 Pulmonary artery thrombus detection by magnetic resonance imaging.Szucs, R. A., Rehr, R. B., Tatum, J. L.Chest 1989 Jan Determinants of diagnostic accuracy in pulmonary scintigraphy for pulmonary capillary protein leak associated with adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): a technical note.Tatum, J., Sugerman, H., Perdikaris, N., Rehr, R., Burke, T., Fratkin, M.Eur J Nucl Med 1989 Angiographic observations and clinical relevance of coronary thrombus in unstable angina pectoris.Cowley, M. J., DiSciascio, G., Rehr, R. B., Vetrovec, G. W.Am J Cardiol 1989 Mar 7 Thallium-201/technetium-99m-RP-30A disparity in the course of myocardial infarction after attempted reperfusion.Tatum, J. L., Rehr, R. B., DiSciascio, G., Romhilt, D. W., Fratkin, M. J.J Nucl Med 1988 Jul Detection and localization of recent myocardial infarction by magnetic resonance imaging.Filipchuk, N. G., Peshock, R. M., Malloy, C. R., Corbett, J. R., Rehr, R. B., Buja, L. M., Jansen, D. E., Redish, G. R., Gabliani, G. I., Parkey, R. W.Am J Cardiol 1986 Aug 1 Thrombosis in unstable angina: angiographic aspects.Rehr, R. B., DiSciascio, G., Cowley, M. J.Cardiovasc Clin 1987 Contrast injection bradycardia during coronary angiography: effects in the denervated human heart.Mukharji, J., Thames, M. D., Newton, M., Hirsh, P. D., Lewis, S. A., Rehr, R. B., Cowley, M. J., Hess, M. L., Hastillo, A., Lower, R. R.J Heart Transplant 1987 Jan 01 Effective separation of normal, acutely ischemic, and reperfused myocardium with P-31 MR spectroscopy.Rehr, R. B., Tatum, J. L., Hirsch, J. I., Wetstein, L., Clarke, G.Radiology 1988 Jul "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rehr "Publications & Presentations, Part 2

  • Intracellular myocardial pH measured in vivo with sustained and reperfused coronary occlusion.Rehr, R. B., Clarke, G., Tatum, J., Hirsch, J., Fatouros, P., Lower, R., Wetstein, L.Surgery 1987 Aug
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance study of high-energy phosphate stores in models of adriamycin cardiotoxicity.Keller, A. M., Jackson, J. A., Peshock, R. M., Rehr, R. B., Willerson, J. T., Nunnally, R. L., Buja, L. M.Magn Reson Med 1986 Dec 01
  • Improved in vivo magnetic resonance imaging of acute myocardial infarction after intravenous paramagnetic contrast agent administration.Rehr, R. B., Peshock, R. M., Malloy, C. R., Keller, A. M., Parkey, R. W., Buja, L. M., Nunnally, R. L., Willerson, J. T.Am J Cardiol 1986 Apr 01
  • Magnetic resonance imaging in aortic valve, ascending aortic and isthmic aortic disease.Rehr, R. B., Filipchuk, N. G., Malloy, C. R., Peshock, R. M.Am J Cardiol 1985 Apr 15
  • Multiple other articles dating back to 1982
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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

7  Procedures

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  • Rensselaer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • U Pittsburgh Hlth Ctr-Presb
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Pittsburgh Hlth Ctr-Presb
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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