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Robert Zelis, M.D.

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 Fax: 717-531-4077


Cardiovascular Disease

Patient Services Provided

Lipid Disorders

Professional Education

Fellowship, Cardiology, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute/National Institute of Health (1968) Residency, Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Boston MA (1966) M.D., University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine (Illinois) (1964)


Zhang XQ. Musch TI. Zelis R. Cheung JY
Effects of impaired Ca2+ homeostasis on
Zhang, X., Ng, Y., Musch, T., Moore, R., Zelis, R., Cheung, J
Sprint training attenuates myocyte hypertrophy and improved Ca2+ homeostasis in postinfarction myocytes
Zhang, X., Tillotson, D., Moore, R., Zelis, R., Cheung, J
Na+/Ca2+ exchange currents and SR Ca2+ contents in postinfarction myocytes
Sinoway, L., Shenberger, J., Leaman, G., Zelis, R., Gray, K., Bailey, R.,
Forearm training attenuates sympathetic responses to prolonged rhythmic forearm exercise
Leuenberger, U., Gaul, L., Noack, H., Gubin, S., Zelis, R
Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibition and the Norepinephrine Spillover Response to Dynamic Exercise

Honors and Awards

1997 Howard B. Palmer Mentoring Award of the Pennsylvania State University 1995 Who's Who in the World 1989-90 Zyma Foundation Fellow 1989-90 Senior International Fellow, Fogarty Foundation, National Institute of Health 1986 American Men and Women of Science