Joseph W. Rossano, MD, MS

Core Faculty

Joseph Rossano, MD, MS is a core faculty member at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), executive director of the Cardiac Center and medical director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program at CHOP, and associate professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Rossano received his medical degree from the University of Arizona and completed his internship and residency at Seattle Children’s (formerly Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center), followed by fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. He was trained in pediatric cardiology, heart transplant, and advanced heart failure and cardiac intensive care.

Dr. Rossano’s research interests are in the epidemiology and outcomes and costs of care for children with heart disease. Specific projects include investigating the use of ventricular assist devices and artificial hearts in children, studying the effectiveness of post-transplant treatments for children who have received heart transplants, an observational study of children with heart failure, and building a registry of pediatric heart transplant patients that aims to further the knowledge of pediatric heart disease and transplantation.

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