Paulette S. Wehner, MD



Clinical Interests



Dr. Wehner specializes in non-invasive cardiology and women's heart disease.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Cardiology (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Charleston Area Medical Center - Interventional Cardiology (Charleston, W.Va.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Heart Association


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty certification in Cardiovascular Disease

Marshall Cardiology - Huntington

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Erma Ora Byrd Clinical Center
1249 15th Street
Fourth Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.8500

Map & Directions

Tolbert A., Nemade D, Raines JA, Charles M, Wehner P, Shuler FD. 2021. Gender Bias in Chest Pain Evaluation in the Emergency Department: A 25 Year Update West Virginia Medical Journal. 2021;117(2):20-24.

Cooper CJ, Wehner P, Dailey C, O'Connor N, Kleshinski J, Shapiro JI. 2019. Information within residency monthly evaluation forms at two institutions. Med Educ Online. 2019 6 28;24(1):1635844.
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Wehner P. 2019. Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Renal Function Benefit Only Makes Sense. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 9 3;8(17):e013969.
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1 *Kevin M. Rice 1Jacqueline Fannin , 5Nandini D.P.K. Manne , 8Lucy Dornon , 1Ravi Kumar Arvapalli , 1Satyanarayana Paturi , 1Murali K. Gadde , 8Paulette Wehner , 7Michael Hambuchen and 2Eric R. Blough. 2018. Short Communication: The Effects Chronic Acetaminophen Treatment on Age-Associated Alterations of Cardiac Function in the Female F344xBN Heart J.Clinical Cardiology and Cardiovascular Interventions.Doi: 10.31579/2641-0419/010.

Jude D, Keblawi H, Conaway K, Wehner P, Shah D. 2017. The Impact of Connecting Faculty Bonus Compensation to Timely Completion of Resident In-Training Evaluation Reports Submitted

Kocher C, Christiansen M, Martin S, Adams C, Wehner P, Gress T, Santanam N.. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in obesity-related genes in the epicardial fat during aging. J. Physiol. Biochem. 2016 Dec 24. doi: 10.1007/s13105-016-0542-0
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Yousef H. Darrat, Todd W. Gress, Ellen A. Thompson, Paulette S. Wehner, and Mitch Charles. 2016. Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Thyroid and Parathyroid Dysfunction: Case Report and Literature Review 2016 Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 3.

Wehner P, Nitardy W. 2016. Chronic Kidney Disease and Acute Myocardial Infarction: The Story After 1 Year. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 May;5(5).
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Rice KM, Manne ND, Kolli MB, Wehner PS, Dornon L, Arvapalli R, Selvaraj V, Kumar A, Blough ER. 2015. Curcumin nanoparticles attenuate cardiac remodeling due to pulmonary arterial hypertension. Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol. 2015 Dec 3;1-8.
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Fannin J, Rice KM, Thulluri S, Dornon L, Arvapalli RK, Wehner P, Blough ER. 2014. Age-associated alterations of cardiac structure and function in the female F344xBN rat heart. Age (Dordr). 2014 Jul;36(4):9684. EPUB 2014 July 27
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Kolli MB, Manne ND, Para R, Nalabotu SK, Nandyala G, Shokuhfar T, He K, Hamlekhan A, Ma JY, Wehner PS, Dornon L, Arvapalli R, Rice KM, Blough ER. 2014. Cerium oxide nanoparticles attenuate monocrotaline induced right ventricular hypertrophy following pulmonary arterial hypertension. Biomaterials. 2014 Dec;35(37):9951-62.
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Wehner P, Shapiro JI. 2014. Renal denervation to treat cardiac fibrosis? J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Dec;3(6).
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Manne NDPK, Lima M, Enos RT, Wehner P, Carson LA, Blough E.. 2013. Altered cardiac muscle mTOR regulation during the progression of cancer cachexia in the ApcMin/+ mouse 2013.

Fannin J, Rice KM, Thulluri S, Arvapalli RK, Wehner P, Blough ER. 2013. The Effects of Aging on Indices of Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis in the Female Fischer 344/Nnia X Brown Norway/BiNia Rat Heart. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2013 Nov;7:113-21.
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Walker EM, Morrison RG, Dornon L, Laurino JP, Walker SM, Studeny M, Wehner PS, Rice KM, Wu M, Blough ER. 2013. Acetaminophen combinations protect against iron-induced cardiac damage in gerbils. Ann. Clin. Lab. Sci. 2013 9 26;39(4):378-85.
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Melesh, G, Zeid, F, Gress, T, Obeidat, S, Munn, N, Wehner, P, Hamo, A. 2012. Clinical Features of Congestive Heart Failure-Related Pleural Effusions by Echocardiographic Classification of Ventricular Dysfunction Chest Chest. 2012; 142(4_MeetingAbstracts)

Hamo A, Al Khitan F, Guirgis H, Wehner P.. 2012. Cocaine and Hyperkalemia Unmasked the Electrocardiogram (EKG) Pattern of Brugada Syndrome. 2012 Volume 10 Number 2. DOI: 10.5580/2bcf
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Dementieva Y, Green TL, Primerano DA, Wei L, Denvir J, Wehner P, Dodson S, Flood M, Pollack B, Huff M, Hill C, Kreisberg R, Francis A, Morrison K, Blackwood H, Davis M, Lee HM, Warren S.. 2012. Identification of genes contributing to cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese individuals from West Virginia. W V Med J. Jan-Feb 2012 108(1)
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Ferraris VA, Ferraris SP, Wehner PS, Setser ER. 2011. The dangers of gathering data: surgeon-specific outcomes revisited. Int. J. Angiol. 2011 Dec;20(4):223-8.
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Huang K, Huang Y, Frankel J, Addis C, Jaswani L, Wehner PS, Mangiarua EI, McCumbee WD. 2011. The short-term consumption of a moderately high-fat diet alters nitric oxide bioavailability in lean female Zucker rats. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. 2011 Apr;89(4):245-57.
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Kakarla SK, Rice KM, Katta A, Paturi S, Wu M, Kolli M, Keshavarzian S, Manzoor K, Wehner PS, Blough ER. 2010. Possible molecular mechanisms underlying age-related cardiomyocyte apoptosis in the F344XBN rat heart. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 2010 Feb;65(2):147-55.
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Arvapalli RK, Paturi S, Laurino JP, Katta A, Kakarla SK, Gadde MK, Wu M, Rice KM, Walker EM, Wehner P, Blough ER. 2010. Deferasirox decreases age-associated iron accumulation in the aging F344XBN rat heart and liver. Cardiovasc. Toxicol. 2010 Jun;10(2):108-16.
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Rashid MN, Fuentes F, Touchon RC, Wehner PS. 2003. Obesity and the Risk for cardiovascular disease J Neuroradiol. 2003 Winter;6(1):42-7.
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Morrison RG, Carpenter AB, Moore SK, Mangiarua EI, Valentovic MA, Walker EM, Wehner PS, Rhoten WB, Touchon RC, McCumbee WD. 2002. Increased sensitivity of the obese Zucker rat to deoxycorticosterone-salt-induced hypertension. J. Hypertens. 2002 11 1;20(11):2247-55.
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McKnight J, Studeny M, Roberts G, Touchon R, Wehner P. 2001. Directional coronary atherectomy in acute myocardial infarction. W V Med J. 2001 6 8;97(2):109-10.
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