Kimberly Y Lin, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, Penn-CHOP Joint Familial Cardiomyopathy Program
Cardiac Director, Penn-CHOP Friedreich Ataxia Center of Excellence
Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Program Director, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation Advanced Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd, 8NW86
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-5700
Fax: 215-590-1340
Education:
B.A.
University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and Arts, 1998.
M.D.
University of Michigan, Medical School, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiomyopathy
Heart transplantation
Heart failure
Pediatrics

Description of Research Expertise

Cardiomyopathy
Heart transplantation
Heart failure
Biomarkers
Pediatrics

Selected Publications

Mejia E, Lin KY, Okunowo O, Iacobellis KA, Matesanz SE, Brandsema JF, Wittlieb-Weber CA, Katcoff H, Griffis H, Edelson JB: Healthcare Utilization of Cardiac Specialty Care in Children with Muscular Dystrophy in the United States. Journal of the American Heart Association 11(8), April 2022.

Berger JH, Faerber JA, Chen F, Lin KY, Brothers JA, O’Byrne ML: Adherence with lipid screening guidelines in children with acquired and congenital heart disease: An observational study using data from The Marketscan Commercial and Medicaid Databases. Journal of the American Heart Association 11(7), April 2022.

McNerney KO, Oranges K, Seif AE, Oshrine B, Ky B, Lin KY, Getz KD, Aplenc R: Acute Left Ventricular Dysfunction Following Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin in Two Pediatric AML Patients. Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology 44(2): e507-511, Mar 2022.

Vazquez Alvarez MDC, Cantor R, Koehl D, Nandi D, Kemna MS, Urschel S, West SC, Lin KY, Lim HM, Allain-Rooney T, Dipchand AI: The evolution of pediatric heart retransplantation over three decades: An analysis from the PHTS. Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation Mar 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Burstein DS, McBride MG, Edelson JB, Rossano JW, O'Connor MJ, Lin KY, Mascio CE, Paridon SM: Safety and Feasibility of Exercise Rehabilitation in Children with Ventricular Assist Devices. Ped Cardiology Feb 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Edelson JB, Edwards JJ, Katcoff H, Mondal A, Chen F, Reza N, Hanff TC, Griffis H, Mazurek JA, Wald J, Burstein DS, Atluri P, O'Connor MJ, Goldberg LR, Zamani P, Groeneveld PW, Rossano JW, Lin KY, Birati EY: Novel Risk Model to Predict Emergency Department Associated Mortality for Patients Supported With a Ventricular Assist Device: The Emergency Department-Ventricular Assist Device Risk Score. Journal of the American Heart Association 11(2): e020942, Jan 2022.

Edwards JJ, Edelson JB, Mondal A, Katcoff H, Reza N, Griffis H, Burstein DS, Wittlieb-Weber CA, O'Connor MJ, Rossano JW, Ravishankar C, Mascio C, Birati EY, Lin KY: Impact of Age on Emergency Resource Utilization and Outcomes in Pediatric and Young Adult Ventricular Assist Device Supported Patients. ASAIO J Nov 2021 Notes: Online ahead of print.

O'Connor MJ, Zhang X, Griffis H, Fisher BT, Getz KD, Li Y, Rossano JW, Lin KY, Burstein DS, Huang Y, Aplenc R: Center Variation in Indication and Short-Term Outcomes after Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Analysis of a Merged United Network for Organ Sharing - Pediatric Health Information System Cohort. Pediatric Cardiology Nov 2021 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Edwards JJ, Edelson JB, Katcoff H, Mondal A, Lefkowitz D, Reza N, Hanff TC, Griffis H, Mazurek JA, Wald J, Owens AT, Wittlieb-Weber CA, Burstein DS, Atluri P, O'Connor MJ, Goldberg LR, Zamani P, Groeneveld PW, Rossano JW, Lin KY, Birati EY: Mental Health Disorders and Emergency Resource Use and Outcomes in Ventricular Assist Device Supported Patients. American Heart Journal 240: 11-15, Oct 2021.

Himebauch AS, Wong W, Wang Y, Berg RA, Mascio CE, Kilbaugh TJ, Lin KY, Goldfarb SB, Kawut SM, Mercer-Rosa L, Yehya N: Pre-operative Echocardiographic Parameters Predict Primary Graft Dysfunction following Pediatric Lung Transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation 25(2): e13858, Sept 2021.

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Last updated: 04/20/2022
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