Senior Fellow

Joseph Rossano, MD

  • Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Executive Director, The Cardiac Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Joseph Rossano, MD is the Division Chief of Cardiology, Executive Co-Director of the Cardiac Center, and holds the Jennifer Terker Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology 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.

Dr. Rossano attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and attended 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, heart failure, and transplantation. While on the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s hospital, he obtained Masters of Science degree in clinical research.

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