Jill J. Savla, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2674269718
BA (Double Major in Biochemistry & French; Minor in Medical Anthropology)
Washington University in St. Louis, 2007.
MD (Medicine)
Washington University School of Medicine, 2011.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2019.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Cardiology, Fetal Cardiology, Cardiac Morphology, Pediatric Transthoracic Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Fetal Echocardiography

Description of Research Expertise

Congenital Heart Disease, Early Life Risk Factors for Congenital Heart Surgery, Maternal-Fetal Environment, Outcomes Research, Clinical Epidemiology

Selected Publications

Savla J, O’Connor MJ, Ravishankar C, Rossano JW: Cardiology Chapter. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, Third Edition. Shah SS, Catallozzi M, Frank G, Ronan JM (eds.). McGraw-Hill Education, 2021.

Savla JJ, Quartermain M: Systemic Venous Anomalies Chapter. Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult, Third Edition. Lai WW, Mertens LL, Cohen MS, Geva T (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell Publication, 2021.

O'Byrne ML, DeCost G, Katcoff H, Savla JJ, Chang J, Goldmuntz E, Groeneveld PW, Rossano JW, Faerber JA, Mercer-Rosa L: Resource Utilization in the First 2 Years Following Operative Correction for Tetralogy of Fallot: Study Using Data From the Optum's De-Identified Clinformatics Data Mart Insurance Claims Database. Journal of the American Heart Association 9(15): 1-13, Aug 2020.

Cohen JA, Rychik J, Savla JJ: The Placenta as the Window to Congenital Heart Disease. Current Opinion in Cardiology Page: In Press, In Press 2020.

Savla JJ, Faerber JA, Yuan-Shung VH, Zaoutis T, Goldmuntz E, Kawut SM, Mercer-Rosa L: 2-Year Outcomes After Complete or Staged Procedure for Tetralogy of Fallot in Neonates. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 74(12): 1570-1579, Sept 2019.

Jill J. Savla, Jennifer Faerber, Yan Wang, Debbra Soffer, Margaret McCann, Trala Black, Zhi-Yun Tian, Jack Rychik, Laura Mercer-Rosa: Assessment of Right Ventricular Function Using Strain Echocardiography in Fetuses with Conotruncal Heart Defects. Pediatric Cardiology 40: 672, 2019.

Savla JJ, Fisher BT, Faerber JA, Yuan-Shung VH, Mercer-Rosa L: Complete Versus Staged Repair for Neonates with Tetralogy of Fallot: Establishment and Validation of a Cohort of 2235 Patients Using Detailed Surgery Sequence Review of Health Care Administrative Data. Medical Care 56(11): 76-82, Nov 2018.

Geanacopoulos AT, Savla JJ, Pogoriler J, Piccione J, Phinizy P, DeWitt AG, Blinder JJ, Pinto E, Itkin M, Dori Y, Goldfarb SB: Bronchoscopic and Histologic Findings During Lymphatic Intervention for Plastic Bronchitis. Pediatric Pulmonology 53(11): 1574-1581, Nov 2018.

Jill J Savla, Alexandra T Geanacopoulos, Christopher L Smith, David M Biko, Erin M Pinto, Marcie DeSantis, Chitra Ravishankar, Andrew C Glatz, Michael L O’Byrne, Matthew J Gillespie, Jonathan J Rome, Samuel B Goldfarb, Aaron G DeWitt, Yoav Dori, Joshua J Blinder: Lymphatic Intervention for Plastic Bronchitis Improves Outcomes in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. Circulation 138: A11921, 2018.

Alexandra T Geanacopoulos, Jill J Savla, Christopher L Smith, David M Biko, Erin M Pinto, Marcie DeSantis, Chitra Ravishankar, Andrew C Glatz, Michael L O’Byrne, Matthew J Gillespie, Jonathan J Rome, Samuel B Goldfarb, Joshua J Blinder, Yoav Dori, Aaron G DeWitt: Short-Term Outcomes and Complications After Lymphatic Intervention for Plastic Bronchitis in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Circulation 138: A16447, 2018.

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