Irving M. Herling, MD, FACC, current director of clinical cardiology at Lankenau Medical Center and Main Line HealthCare, holds the Incumbent Ernest Scheller III Chair in Innovative Cardiology, and has an appointment as clinical associate professor of Medicine at The Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He had been associate professor of medicine and director of the Consultative Cardiology Program at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia from 1984-2012. Dr. Herling had been Director of the Coronary Care Unit and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia from 1979–1984.
Dr. Herling received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His postgraduate training included a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Herling is certified by the American Board of Medicine and holds subspecialty certification in cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, and The American Heart Association. He is a member of the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association
Dr. Herling has written articles and abstracts that have appeared in American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, and Circulation. He has contributed chapters to the books Practical Cardiology, Geriatrics, Burket’s Oral Medicine and Congestive Heart Failure- A Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis and Management. Dr. Herling is a reviewer for Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Annals of Internal Medicine. He has lectured widely on topics including coronary artery disease, the treatment of hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure and the metabolic syndrome.
Dr. Herling’s honors include being listed in “Top Docs” in the area of noninvasive cardiology in each review by Philadelphia Magazine from 1985–2015 and Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors 2001–2015, Best Doctors in America 2003–2015 and Consumers’ Research Council of America “Guide to America’s Top Physicians 2003–2015, and “ Top Doctor in Main Line Today 2012–2014, and Men’s Health Magazine’s “America’s Top Doctors for Men” in 2007. In 2006 he received the I. S. Ravdin Master Clinician Award from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for his teaching and clinical expertise.
He is currently practicing clinical cardiology and has developed a program in cardio-oncology encompassing the four hospitals of the Main Line Health system.
- Years of Experience: 41
- Language: English