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.

Naim MY, Burke RV, McNally BF, Song L, Griffis HM, Berg RA, Vellano K, Markenson D, Bradley RN, Rossano JW: Association of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation on overall and neurologically favorable survival after pediatric out of hospital cardiac arrest in the United States. JAMA Pediatrics 171: 133-141, 2017.

Arnaoutakis GJ, Blitzer D, Fuller S, Eckhauser AW, Montenegro LM, Rossano JW, Gaynor JW: Mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to transplant for the failing single ventricle. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 103: 193-197, 2017.

Almond CS, Hoen H, Rossano JW, Castleberry C, Auerbach S, Yang Lingyao, Lal AK, Everitt MD, Fenton M, Hollander SA, McElhinney DB, Puritt E, Rosentahl DN, Kaly KP, Desai M: Development and validation of a major adverse transplant event (MATE) score to predict graft failure in pediatric heart transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2017 Notes: In Press.

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.

Matthew J, Villa C, Morales D, Chin C, Zafar F, Rossano J, Lake M, Lorts A: Favorable waitlist and post transplant outcomes in children and adolescents supported with durable continuous flow ventricular assist devices. American Journal of Transplantation 16: 2352-2359, 2016.

Rossano JW, Dipchand AI, Edwards LB, Goldfarb S, Kucheryavaya, AY, Levvey BJ, Lund LH, Meiser RD, Yusen RD, Stehlik J: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: nineteenth pediatric heart transplantation report – 2016; focus theme: primary diagnostic indications for transplant. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 35: 1185-1195, 2016.

Rossano JW, Shaddy RE: Heart Transplantation After the Fontan Operation. The Single Ventricle: From Fetus to Adulthood. Fogel MA (eds.). Wiley, 2016 Notes: In Press.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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