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Gary S. Ledley, MD


  • Practice:Drexel Cardiology
  • Specialty:Cardiology
  • Education: MD, Georgetown University Medical School
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Dr. Ledley is board certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine and interventional cardiology. He has been the principle investigator for a number of National Institutes of Health-funded research studies and has published extensively in the cardiology field. He serves on multiple editorial boards for scientific journals and is a reviewer for the American Journal of Cardiology.

Awards and Honors

  • Two Albert Einstein Society Research Awards
  • Named in the Guide to America's Top Physicians, Consumer Research Council of America (2004-05)


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Editorial board member for the journal Computers in Biology and Medicine


Research Overview

Dr. Ledley conducts research in all areas of the field of cardiology, with a particular interest in invasive and interventional cardiology.


Selected Publications

"The clinical utility of intravascular ultrasound in the assessment of coronary allograft vasculopathy: a review"
Logani S, Saltzman HE, Kurnik P, Eisen HJ, Ledley GS
J Interv Cardiol; 24:9-14, 2011

"The relationship between Lupron therapy for prostate cancer and lipid profiles in patients with cardiovascular risk factors"
Ansari J, Smith J, Sarwar B, Bickell M, Lurslurchachai L, Backer A, Jaffe J, Ledley GS
DrexelMed J;4:77-79, 2010

"Role of Everolimus drug eluting stents for saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome"
Roa GK, Kurnik P, Ledley GS
DrexelMed J;4:75-76, 2010

"Randomized double-blind assessment of the ONSET and OFFSET of the antiplatelet effects of ticagrelor versus clopidogrel in patients with stable coronary artery disease: the ONSET/OFFSET study"
Gurbel P, Bliden K, Ledley GS, et al.
Circulation;120:2577, 2009


Dr. Ledley is a professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology. He also serves as program director for the interventional cardiology fellowship.

  • Cardiology
Services and Clinical Interests
  • Angioplasty and stent placement - heart
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary arterial disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart disease
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Stent
  • Cardiology - Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Cardiology - Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Cardiology - Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Angioplasty and Interventional Cardiology - Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital

Practice Locations

Drexel Cardiology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-762-5080
Fax: 215-561-8071

Drexel Cardiology
2813 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Phone: 215-332-9666
Fax: 215-332-1436

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