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Erika D. Feller

Erika D. Feller M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: UMMC, S3B06
Phone: (410) 328-5446
Fax: (410) 328-3530

Personal History:


  • BA, History, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Post-baccalaureate, Pre-med, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship and Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Research Interests:

Dr. Feller has participated in numerous clinical studies of both medical and surgical treatments for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). These include the Blood Volume Analyzer Feasibility Study; Randomized Evaluation of the Novacor LVAS in a Non-Transplant Population (RELIANT); Multicenter Pivotal Study of the Jarvik 2000; Evaluation of Ventrassist LVAS as Bridge to Cardiac Transplant; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Heart Failure: HF-ACTION; Clinical Evaluation of the HeartMate II LVAS Pivotal Study; evaluation of ultrafiltration versus IV diuretics for patients hospitalized for acute decompensated CHF; evaluation of the pharmacokinetic and hemodynamic effects of carperitide in subjects with CHF; evaluation of the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of MCC-135 comparing QD vs BID doses in subjects with NYHA class II/III CHF; evaluation of the effects of KW-3902, both as monotherapy and in combination with furosemide on diuresis and renal function in patients with CHF and renal impairment treated with oral loop diuretics who require hospitalization for fluid overload.

Clinical Speciality:

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cardiac Transplantation