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
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
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: Medical Therapy of Pediatric Heart Failure: What Have We Learned in the Last 10 Years? American College of Cardiology Website. April 2015.

Wittlieb-Weber CA, Harris MA, Rossano JW: Transient left ventricular wall thickening in a 14 year-old female with influenza A myocarditis. Cardiology in the Young 25: 187-190, 2015.

O’Connor MJ, Wang N, Long J, Huang Y, Lin K, Singh T, Jefferies JL, Shaddy RE, Rossano J: Variability in cardiomyopathy admissions and transplant volumes at US children’s hospitals. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 34: S330, 2015.

Patel AR, Rossano JW, Kantor PF, Towbin JA, Colan SD, Everitt MD, Jefferies JL, Dodd DA, Silva JN, Janson CM, Wilkinson JD, LaRocca TJ, Lipshultz SE: Eligibility for cardiac resynchronization therapy for systolic heart failure in children with cardiomyopathy The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 34: S320, 2015.

Wittlieb-Weber CA, Lin KY, Zaoutis TE, O’Connor MJ, Gerald K, Paridon SM, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW: Pediatric versus adult cardiomyopathy and heart failure related hospitalizations: a value-based analysis. Journal of Cardiac Failure 21: 76-82, 2015.

Rossano JW, Jang GY: Pediatric Heart Failure: Current State and Future Possibilities. Korean Circulation Journal 45: 1-8, 2015.

Rossano JW, Lorts A, VanderPluym CJ, Jeewa A, Guleserian KJ, Bleiweis MS, Reinhartz O, Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Naftel DC, Cantor RS, Kirklin JK: Utilization and outcomes of continuous-flow ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients: a report from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS). The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 34: S012, 2015.

O’Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Rossano JW, Schiavo KL, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ: Middle-term results of trans-catheter creation of atrial communication in patients receiving mechanical circulatory support. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2015 Notes: In Press.

Keeshan BC, Vaughn GR, O’Connor MJ, Lin KY, Shaddy RE, McMullan DM, Law YM, Rossano JW: Is earlier better? Influence of timing of VAD implantation on post-transplant survival in pediatric cardiomyopathy patients. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 34: S100-101, 2015.

Lin KY, Lync D, O’Connor MJ, Rossano J: Risk of heart failure and death among patients with Friedreich Ataxia admitted for non-cardiac etiologies. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 34: S186, 2015.

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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