Jill J. Savla, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Core Faculty Member, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, 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

Steurer MA, Schuhmacher K, Savla JJ, Banerjee M, Chanani NK, Eckhauser A, Elhoff J, Jacobs JP, Mikesell K, Peyvandi S, Romano J, Zhang W, Gaynor JW, Tabbutt S. : Fetal growth and gestational age improve outcome predictions in congenital heart surgery. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 164(6): 2003-2012, December 2022.

Savla JJ, Kelly B, Krogh E, Smith CL, Krishnamurthy G, Glatz AC, DeWitt AG, Pinto EM, Ravishankar C, Gillespie MJ, O'Byrne ML, Escobar FA, Rome JJ, Hjortdal V, Dori Y.: Occlusion Pressure of the Thoracic Duct in Fontan Patients With Lymphatic Failure: Does Dilatation Challenge Contractility? World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 13(6): 737-744, November 2022.

Metcalf MK, Williams T, Wang Y, Chen JM, Nuri MAK, Savla JJ, Jolley MA, Quartermain MD, Rogers LS. : Establishing a Heart Valve Center in the Pediatric Population. Poster Presentation, American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions, Seattle, WA June 2022.

Metcalf MK, Ghosh RM, Harris MA, Savla JJ, Cohen MS: Sinus Venosus Defect of the Pulmonary Vein-Type: An Easily Missed Diagnosis. Echocardiography 39(3): 543-547, March 2022.

Savla JJ, Huang J, Putt ME, Parry S, Moldenhauer JS, Reilly S, Youman O, Rychik J, Mercer-Rosa L, Gaynor JW, Kawut SM: Impaired Maternal-Fetal Environment is Associated with Increased Mortality After Stage 1 Norwood Reconstruction for Single Ventricle Heart Disease. Journal of the American Heart Association 11(2): e020299, January 2022.

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, 3, 2022.

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, 3, 2022.

Savla JJ, Rychik J, Degenhardt K, Falkensammer CB, Combs J, Szwast A: Risk Factors for Adverse Outcome in Prenatally Diagnosed Heterotaxy Syndrome in the Current Era. Circulation 144: A10569, November 2021.

Jeffrey P Jacobs, Rodney C G Franklin, Marie J Béland, Diane E Spicer, Steven D Colan, Henry L Walters 3rd, Frédérique Bailliard, Lucile Houyel, James D St Louis, Leo Lopez, Vera D Aiello, J William Gaynor, Otto N Krogmann, Hiromi Kurosawa, Bohdan J Maruszewski, Giovanni Stellin, Paul Morris Weinberg, Marshall Lewis Jacobs, Jeffrey R Boris, Meryl S Cohen, Allen D Everett, Jorge M Giroud, Kristine J Guleserian, Marina L Hughes, Amy L Juraszek, Stephen P Seslar, Charles W Shepard, Shubhika Srivastava, Andrew C Cook, Adrian Crucean, Lazaro E Hernandez, Rohit S Loomba, Lindsay S Rogers, Stephen P Sanders, Jill J Savla, Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, Justin T Tretter, Lianyi Wang, Martin J Elliott, Constantine Mavroudis, Christo I Tchervenkov: Nomenclature for Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care: Unification of Clinical and Administrative Nomenclature - The 2021 International Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Code (IPCCC) and the Eleventh Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 12(5): E1-E18, Sep 2021.

Burrill N, Kasperski S, Savla JJ, Didier R, Oliver ER, Santani A, Gebb J, Hartung E, Christ L, Soni S, Moldenhauer J. : Recurrent Affected Pregnancies Ultimately Leads to Genetic Diagnosis: A Case Report Involving Candidate Gene CYS1. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 132: 316-317, July 2021.

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