Jonathan Edelson

Senior Fellow

Jonathan Edelson, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Cardiologist, Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Jonathan B. Edelson, MD is an Assistant Professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with a clinical focus on heart failure, transplant, mechanical circulatory support, and exercise physiology. Dr. Edelson’s research leverages large administrative databases to evaluate resource utilization and outcomes in patients with congenital heart disease and advanced heart failure, in the interest of informing cost-effective and clinically excellent care models. He also is involved in research evaluating the impact of interventional exercise programs on children and adolescents with cardiomyopathy and after heart transplant. Dr. Edelson graduated with honors from Haverford College in 2004, and completed his MD at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in 2013. His internship and residency were completed at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by a fellowship in pediatric cardiology and advanced fellowships in pediatric cardiomyopathy, heart transplant, and exercise physiology. He is currently working towards completion of an MSCE from the University of Pennsylvania.

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