Dr. Rossano attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital for his pediatric residency. He moved to Houston for pediatric cardiology fellowship training and there underwent additional fellowship training in cardiac intensive care and heart failure / transplantation. While on the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s hospital he obtained Masters of Science degree in clinical research. He is currently the Executive Director of the Cardiac Center, Medical Director for Heart Failure & Transplantation, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
His career has been dedicated to improving the lives of children with cardiovascular diseases. His research interest involves the epidemiology and outcomes of cardiovascular disease in children and multi-institutional collaborative observational and interventional studies. He is most interested in evaluating the treatment and outcomes of pediatric cardiomyopathy, heart failure, and transplantation.