Joseph W. Rossano

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Heart Transplantation, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Cardiac Center Executive Committee, Chair, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Cardiac Center Strategic Plan Oversight Committee, Chair, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Cardiac Center Strategic Plan Planning Committee, Chair, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Core Faculty, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
Core Faculty, Cardiovascular Outcomes, Quality, and Evaluative Research Center, University of Pennsylvania
Executive Director, The Cardiac Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Strategic Plan, Biomarker Committee Member, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
Research Strategic Plan, Lifespan Committee Member, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Care Economics, University of Pennsylvania
The Cardiac Center Quality Improvement Advisory Committee, Member, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Cardiac Center Research Core Advisory Committee, Member, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Room 8NW81
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-6116
Fax: 215-590-1340
Education:
B.S. (Zoology)
Northern Arizona University, 1996.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine )
The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2001.
M.S. (Clinical Research)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2011.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Clinical epidemiology and outcomes research in pediatric heart failrue and transplant

Selected Publications

Rossano JW, Jefferies JL, Pahl E, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Lupton K, Dreyer WJ, Chinnock R, Boyle G, Mahle WT: Use of sirolimus in pediatric heart transplant recipients: a multi-institutional study from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36: 427-433, 2017.

Towbin JM, Ramos WD, Pu Y, Wernicki PG, Quan L, Rossano JW: Bystander CPR is associated with improved neurologically favorable survival in cardiac arrest following drowning. Resuscitation 2017 Notes: In Press.

Wittlieb-Weber CA, Rossano JW, Weber Dr. Lin KY, Ravishankar C, Mascio CE, Shaddy RE, O’Connor MJ: Emergency department utilization in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation 2017 Notes: In Press.

O’Connor MJ, Glatz AC, Rossano JW, Shaddy RE, Ryan RM, Ravishankar C, Fuller S, Spray TL, Mascio CE, Gaynor JW, Lin KY: Preoperative recipient factors predict outcome in pediatric heart transplant recipients using a novel risk factor score. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36: S274, 2017.

McDonald N, Lee J, Pahl E, Rossano J, Daly K, Burnette AJ, Hartman C, Bastardi H, Peiris V, Almond C. : Safety problems associated with extemporaneously-prepared liquid tacrolimus in US children after heart transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36: S107, 2017.

Butto A, Rossano J, Nandi D, Ravishankar C, Lin KY, O’Connor MJ, Shaddy RE, Shamszad P: Peak troponin I is associated with death and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pediatric myocarditis. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 26: S262, 2017.

Burstein DS, Nandi D, Gaynor JW, Rossano JW: Continuous VAD placement in young pediatric patient with Fontan physiology. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36: S79, 2017.

Yuerek M, Rossano JW: ECMO in resuscitation. International Anesthesiology Clinics 2017 Notes: In Press.

Chu DI, Tan JM, Mattei P, Costarino AT, Rossano JW, Tasian GE: Outcomes after laparoscopic surgery in children with and without congenital heart disease. The Journal of Pediatrics 2017 Notes: In Press.

Savla J, Itkin M, Rossano JW, Dori Y: Postoperative chylothorax in patients with congenital heart disease: innovations in diagnosis and treatments. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2017 Notes: In Press.

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Last updated: 04/12/2017
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