Carol A Wittlieb-Weber, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics , Perelman School of Medicine; University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Cardiac Center Physician Wellness Lead, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Advanced 4th year heart failure/heart transplant fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biology)
James Madison University, 2003.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Edelson JB, Stanley HM, Min J, Burstein DS, Lane-Fall M, O'Malley S, Shah M, McBride MG, Stephens P, Griffis H, Wittlieb-Weber CA, O'Connor MJ, Rossano JW, Lin KY, Paridon SM. : Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in pediatric patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. JACC Advances 1(4): 100111, Oct 2022.

Mavroudis CD, Edelson KB, Wittlieb-Weber CA, O'Connor MJ, Maeda KM.: The innominate artery to pulmonary artery shunt as ventricular assist device outflow in hybrid stage one procedure with aortic coarctation. JTCVS Techniques 14(10): 204–206, Oct 2022.

Nandi D, Auerbach SR, Bansal N, Bucholz H, Conway J, Esteso P, Kaufman BD, Lal AK, Law SP, Lorts A, May LJ, Mehegan M, Mokshangundam D, Morales DLS, O’Connor MJ, Rosenthal DN, Shezad MF, Simpson SE, Sutcliffe DL, Vanderpluym C, Wittlieb-Weber CA, Zafar F, Cripe L, Villa CR: Initial multicenter experience with ventricular assist devices in children and young adults with muscular dystrophy: An ACTION registry analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 42(2): 246-254, Sept 2022.

Burstein DS, Wittlieb-Weber, CA, Maeda K, Rossano J: Commentary: Intraoperative hemorrhage in Fontan transplantation- a common and potentially modifiable challenge? JTCVS Open 8(1): 574-575, Sept 2022.

Mejia EJ, Lin KY, Okunowo O, Iacobellis KA, Matesanz SE, Brandsema JF, Wittlieb-Weber CA, Katcoff H, Griffis H, Edelson JB: Health care use of cardiac specialty care in children with muscular dystrophy in the United States. J Am Heart Assoc 11(8): e024722, Apr 2022.

Nandi D, Auerbach S, Bensal N, Esteso P, Hsu DT, Kaufman B, Lal A, Law SP, Lorts A, May L, Mehegan M, Mokshagundam D, Morales DLS, O'Connor MJ, Rosenthal DN, Shezad MF, Simpson K, Sutcliffe DL, Vaderpluym C, Wittlieb-Weber CA, Zafar F, Cripe L, Villa CR: Current practices in treating cardiomyopathy and heart failure in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Understanding care practices in order to optimize DMD heart failure through ACTION Pediatr Cardiol 43(5): 977-985, 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 patients supported with a ventricular assist device. ASAIO 68(8): 1074-1082, Nov 2021.

Edelson JB, Huang J, Griffis H, Huang J, Mascio CE, Chen JM, Maeda K, Burstein DS, Wittlieb-Weber CA, Lin KY, O'Connor MJ, Rossano JW: The influence of mechanical circulatory support on post-transplant outcomes in pediatric patients: A multicenter study from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) registry. J Heart Lung Transplant 40(11): 1443-1453, Nov 2021.

Gambetta KE, McCulloch MA, Lal AK, Knecht K, Butts RJ, Villa CR, Johnson JN, Conway J, Bock MJ, Schumacher KR, Law SP, Friedland-Little JM, Deshpande SR, West SC, Lytrivi ID, Wittlieb-Weber CA. : Diversity of dystrophin gene mutations and disease progression in a contemporary cohort of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Pediatr Cardiol 43(4): 855-867, Nov 2021.

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. Am Heart J 240(4): 11-15, Oct 2021.

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