Meet Our Team

Children’s Heart Center located in New York City is an alliance between Mount Sinai and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). We are proud to introduce the distinguished team of doctors from our two world renowned pediatric cardiology hospitals.

We dedicate our skills to helping your child.

Children’s Heart Center

Cardiology

Rica Arnon

Rica Arnon. MD, Director, Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology Program

 

 

 

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Morton Borg, MD, Attending Cardiologist

 

 

 

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Jennifer Bragg, MD, Neonatologist, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program 

 

 

 

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David Ezon, MD, Director, Technology and Innovation for Education

 

 

 

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Miwa Geiger, MD, Director, Fetal Heart Program

 

 

 

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Bruce Gelb, MD, Director, The Mindich Child Health and Development Institute; Gogel Family Chair

 

 

 

Lauren D Glass

Lauren D. Glass, MD, Associate Director, Pediatric Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Program

 

 

 

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Barry Love, MD, Director, Congenital Cardiac Catheterization and Pediatric Electrophysiology Programs

 

 

 

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Ira Parness, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology; Richard J. Golinko Endowed Professorship

 

 

 

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Rajesh Shenoy, MD, Director, Fellowship Program

 

 

 

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Shubhika Srivastava, MBBS, Director, Congenital Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging

 

 

 

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Kenan Stern, MD, Director, Quality Initiatives

 

 

 

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Santosh Uppu, MD, Director, Congenital Cardiac MRI Program

 

 

 

Cardiac Critical Care Medicine

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Scott Aydin, MD, Associate Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

 

 

 

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Iris Mandell, MD, Director, Pediatric Critical Care Transport Team

 

 

 

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Robert Mansfield, MD, Cardiac Intensivist

 

 

 

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George Ofori-Amanfo, MD, Chief, Pediatric Critical Care

 

 

 

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Howard Seiden, MD, Associate Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology; Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care and Inpatient Services

 

 

Cardiovascular Surgery

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Peter Pastuszko, MD, Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery; Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Services, Mount Sinai Health System

 

 

 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Fetal Heart

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Jack Rychik, MD, Director of the Fetal Heart Program and the Single Ventricle Survivorship Program and Robert and Dolores Harrington Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology

 

 

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Anita L. Szwast, MD, Cardiac Center and Fetal Heart Program

 

 

 

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Shobha S. Natarajan, MD, Co-director of the Hypertension and Vascular Evaluation (HAVE) Program

 

 

 

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Karl Degenhardt, MD, PhD, Cardiac Center and Fetal Heart Program 

 

 

 

Critical Care

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Andrew T. Costarino Jr., MD, MSCE, Chief of the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine

 

 

 

Marissa A. Brunetti

Marissa A. Brunetti, MD, Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine 

 

 

 

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Aaron G. DeWitt, MD, Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine

 

 

 

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Stacie B. Peddy, MD, Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine
 

 

 

 

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Joshua J. Blinder, MD, Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine 

 

 

 

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Jonathan M. Chen, MD
Jonathan M. Chen, MD, is the Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Co-Director of the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Chen is also the Mortimer J. Buckley Jr. MD Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery.

 

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J. William Gaynor, MD, Cardiac Center and Surgical Director of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program

 

 

 

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Stephanie Fuller, MD, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

 

 

 

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Christopher E. Mascio, MD, Cardiac Center

 

 

 

How to Reach Us

To make an appointment or learn more, you can call us 24-hours a day. To reach Children’s Heart Center, call us at 1-844-733-7692. To reach the Fetal Heart Program, call us at 1-844-692-3382.