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Rebekah Wilmes, MSN, CRNP
Cardiovascular Surgery

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
6 Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-2017

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Rebekah Wilmes has extensive background in hospital facilities, as well as private practice settings. She has a comprehensive knowledge of gastroenterology, cardiology, and internal medicine fields, with in-depth experience in transplant procedures.

1996 Yale University School of Nursing
New Haven, Connecticut
Masters of Science in Nursing
1979 Columbia University School of Nursing
New York, New York
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • Yale Club of Northwestern Connecticut
  • Midlevel Practitioners of Greater Waterbury
  • American Nurses Association
  • Connecticut Nurse Practitioner Group, Inc.
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Heart Association, Council on Cardiovascular Nursing
  1. Milner, K., Funk, M., Richards, S., Wilmes, RM., Vaccarino, V., Krumholz, HM. Gender differences in initial presentation of cardiac symptoms. American J Cardiol, 84:396-99, 1999.
  2. Lee, AH., Mull, RL., Callegari, PE., Dalinka, MK., Eisen, HJ., Keenan, GF., Mancini, DM., DiSesa, VF., and Attie, MF. Osteoporosis and bone morbidity in cardiac transplant recipients. Am J Rheumatism, 1992.
  3. Eisen, HJ., Hicks, D., Kant, JA., Montone, KT., Mull, RL, Pigott, J., and Tomaszewski, JE. Diagnosis of posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder by endomycardial biopsy in a cardiac allograft recipient. J Heart and Lung Transplantation, 13(2):241-45, 1994.
  4. DiSesa, VJ, Mull, RL., Daly, ES., Edmunds, LH., Mancini, DM., and Eisen, HJ. Cardiac transplant donor heart allocation based on prospective tissue matching. Annals Thoracic Surg, 66:195-204, 1994.
  5. Mancini, DM., Eisen, HJ., Kussmaul, WG., Mull, RL., Edmunds, LH., and Wilson, JR. Value of peak exercise oxygen consumption for optimal timing of cardiac transplantation in ambulatory patient with heart failure. Circ, 83:778-86, 1991.
  6. Mull, RL., Krupnik, SL., and Blaukopf, N. “Heart to Heart” newsletter, Cardiac Transplant Program. University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Quarterly, 1989-1993.
  7. Mull, RL., and Liehr, P. Endomyocardial biopsy: detecting heart transplant rejection. Nursing, 89(6):88, 1989.
  8. Mull, RL., Mancini, DM., and Weidner, K. Patient education guide to heart transplantation. University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1988.

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