Christopher J. Droogan, DO, FACC

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Practice Philosophy

The role of the Lankenau Heart Group physician is one of both educator and healer, with the focus to treat each individual patient to improve longevity and quality of life. Not every patient needs to be treated in the same way, and our physicians take the patient’s preference into account when tailoring a personalized course of treatment for them. We believe it is key to listen to our patient and their family members to make sure they have a complete understanding of their cardiac illness as well as their treatment options. For the best possible outcome, it is valuable for both the patient and their family to have a voice in the patient’s care and be invested in their treatment plan.

This doctor is employed by Main Line HealthCare, the multispecialty physician network of Main Line Health, including more than 350 community and hospital-based physicians.

Locations and Appointments

Lankenau Heart Pavilion, Mezzanine Level
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096
  • Phone: 484.476.1000
  • Fax: 484.476.9000
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation

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About Christopher J. Droogan, DO, FACC

Dr. Droogan earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990 after attaining his B.A. degree in Chemistry from Gettysburg College in 1986. After completing a one year Rotating Internship at Riverside Hospital in Wilmington Delaware, he began his internal medicine residency at Lankenau Medical Center in 1991. He was voted "Best Teaching Resident" and "Most Valuable Resident" by his peers. He was named Co-Chief Resident in 1993. He completed his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Lankenau Medical Center 1994-1997 and won the John J. Kelly, M.D. award for compassion and humanism.

Dr. Droogan joined the Kelly Cardiovascular Group at Lankenau Medical Center in 1997 and has been on staff as a consultative Clinical Cardiologist and Heart Failure Specialist since then. He is part of Main Line HealthCare's Lankenau Heart Group. He has been a site principal investigator on multiple drug and device research trials. He is one of 3 teaching attendings in the ICU/CCU. Dr. Droogan sees both inpatients and outpatients on a daily basis. His area of interest also includes echocardiography and stress echocardiography. He has been the author or co-author of 5 peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts.

  • Gender: Male
  • Years of Experience: 25
  • Language: English
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology Board certified since 2011
Cardiovascular Disease Board certified since 1997
Internal Medicine Board certified since 1994
Primary Affiliation
Academic Titles
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Clinical Titles
  • Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, Main Line Health


Medical school
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Riverside Hospital
  • Lankenau Medical Center
  • Lankenau Medical Center

*Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

Awards & Memberships

Honors, Awards, Citations
  • Top Doctor recognition, Philadelphia Magazine and Main Line Today
Current Membership & Activities
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, Heart Failure Society of America

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