Ilana Zeltser, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics


Medical School New York University School of Medicine (1997)
Internship Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York, NY (1998), Pediatrics
Residency Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York, NY (2000), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2003), Pediatric Cardiology
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2004), Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiac Arrhythmias (Irregular Heartbeats)
  • Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion

Research Interests

  • Post-pericardiotomy Syndrome Following Placement of Permanent Pacemakers in Children
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation in the Fetus
  • Use of Implantable Cadiac Defibrillator (ICD) as Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Young Adults
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias following the Ross procedure: Long Term Follow-up


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Managed ventricular pacing in pediatric patients and patient with congenital heart disease

Kaltman J, Ro P, Zimmerman F, Moak J, Epstein M, Zeltser I, et al Am J Cardiol 2008 102 875-878

Genetic factors are important determinants of neurodevelopmental outcome after repair of tetralogy of Fallot

Zeltser I, Jarvik GP, Bernbaum J, Gerdes M, Weinvsky G, Zackai E, et al. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008 135 91-7

Substrate characterization of ventricular tachycardia in a porcine model of tetralogy of Fallot using noncontact mapping

Kaltman JR, Gillespie MJ, Seymour T, Khan A, Zeltser I, et al Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2007 30 1316-22

The roles of chronic pressure and volume overload states in induction of arrhythmias: an animal model of physiologic sequelae after repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

Zeltser I, Gaynor JW, Petko M, Myung RJ, Birbach M, Waibel R, Ittenbach RF, Tanel RE, Vetter VL, Thodes LA J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 130 1542-1548

Impact of re-coarctation following the Norwood operation on survival in the balloon angioplasty era.

Zeltser I, Menteer J, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Clark BJ, Kreutzer J, Rome JJ. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005 45 1844-1848

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  • AHA Post-doctural Research Fellowship Award
    Etiologies of Arrhythmias following repair of Tetraology of Fallot (TOF): Chronic Volume versus Pressure Overload (0)