Philip L. Wackel, M.D.

  1. Pediatrician
  2. Pediatric Cardiologist
  1. Heart arrhythmias
  1. Cryotherapy
  2. Endovenous thermal ablation
  3. EP study
  4. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion
  5. Implantable loop recorder insertion
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Cryoablation (Cryocath)
  • Three-dimensional mapping systems
  • Temporary pacing
  • Transesophageal pacing
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Transvenous and epicardial pacemakers
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Implantable loop recorders
  • Pharmacologic management of arrhythmia
  1. 2014
    Fellow - Pediatric ElectrophysiologyDuke University School of Medicine
  2. 2013
    Fellow - Pediatric CardiologyChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  3. 2010
    Resident - PediatricsShands Hospital, University of Florida
  4. 2007
    MDUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  5. 2003
    BS - BiologyCreighton University

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Pediatric CardiologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2010
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    2nd place for Presentation in Clinical Research DivisionPittsburgh Fellow's Research Day, American Heart Association
  2. 2009
    Pediatric Resident of the MonthShands Hospital, University of Florida
  3. 2003
    Summa Cum LaudeCreighton University
  4. 2003
    Multiple Academic ScholarshipsUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  5. 2001
    Superior Scholastic Achievement AwardCreighton University

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    Content ExpertAsk Mayo Expert Knowledge Content Board, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  3. 2013 - present
    MemberPediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society
  4. 2012 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  5. 2011 - present
    MemberMidwest Pediatric Cardiology Society
  6. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  7. 2007 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  8. 2003 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications