Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Transplant, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Heart Institute
Dr. Chrisant has an established reputation for helping pediatric heart transplant programs grow and thrive. She holds a bachelor's degree from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts and a medical degree from New York Medical College in Westchester County. She completed fellowship training in pediatric cardiology and an advanced fellowship in pediatric cardiac transplant, heart failure and cardiomyopathy management at (then) Babies Hospital, Columbia University in New York.
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Her career highlights include directing heart transplant programs at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in Pennsylvania; and University of Virginia Children's Hospital in Charlottesville.
Dr. Chrisant is on the Foundation Board of Directors and participates in ongoing research in the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group, which examines management and outcomes of children undergoing cardiac transplantation. She has lectured internationally on the topics of pediatric heart transplantation, heart failure and cardiomyopathies. She also has authored many papers about heart transplantation and heart failure in children and congenital heart disease, and has co-authored pediatric guidelines for heart transplant and heart failure management.