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Alvin J. Chin, MD

Alvin J. Chin, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Cardiology Division
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Main Building, Room 8NW49
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-8185
Fax: 267-426-9800
A.B. (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard College, 1973.
M.D. (medicine)
Stanford University School of Medicine, 1977.
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Description of Research Expertise

vertebrate developmental biology, especially the cardiovascular system;
cardiovascular ultrasound;
congenital heart disease;

Description of Clinical Expertise

pediatric cardiology;
cardiovascular ultrasound;

Selected Publications

Alvin J. Chin: Heterotaxy Syndrome and Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/896757-overview June 2014.

Jacobs ML: Interrupted aortic arch (in press). In Sabiston and Spencer, Surgery of the Chest, 9th edition Frank Sellke, Scott Swanson, Pedro del Nido (eds.). Elsevier, B.V. 2014.

Chin AJ, Watrous RL.: Model-based comparison of the normal and Fontan circulatory systems. Part II: Ten major differences in performance characteristics (submitted May 2014). World Journal of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2014.

Kochilas L, Shepard C, Berry JM, Chin AJ. : Ultrasound Imaging of the Cervical Thoracic Duct in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. (in press). Echocardiography 2014.

Watrous RL, Chin AJ. : Model-based comparison of the normal and Fontan circulatory systems. Part I: Development of a general purpose, interactive cardiovascular model. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Sage Publications, 5(3): 372-384, 2014.

84. Marino BS, Goldberg D, Dorfman AL, Kalkwarf H, Zemel B, Smith M, Pratt J, King E, Fogel M, Shillingford AJ, Deal B, John AS, Goldberg C, Hoffman T, Jacobs M, Lisec A, Finan S, Kochilas L, Pawlowski T, Campbell K, Joiner C, Goldstein S, Stephens P, Chin A. : Serum Biomarkers Correlate with Lower Cardiac Index in the Fontan Population. (in press). Cardiology in the Young 2014.

V. Ramesh Iyer MD, Alvin J. Chin MD: Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D). American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C 163C: 185-197, August 2013.

Chin, AJ: Single Ventricle. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/898559-overview August 2013.

Chin, AJ: Interrupted aortic arch. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/896979-overview August 2013.

Joseph T. C. Shieh, John L. Jefferies, Alvin J. Chin: Disorders of Left Ventricular Trabeculation/Compaction or Right Ventricular Wall Formation. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C 163C: 141-143, August 2013.

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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