Jeffrey R. Boris, MD, FACC, FAAP

Jeffrey R. Boris, MD, FACC, FAAP, is an attending cardiologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with special interest in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

Areas of Expertise: Ambulatory Cardiology, Electronic medical record/database, Pediatric and adolescent postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care, Chadds Ford; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Exton; Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Phone: 215-590-4040

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

    Internship

    General Pediatrics, Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, MS

    Residency

    Resident in General Pediatrics, Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, MS

    Fellowship

    Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Cardiology
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Cardiologist

    Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2015

    Boris JR. “Data Standards of the American College of Cardiology (ACCF) and American Heart Association (AHA) and The Universal Pediatric Cardiac Dataset,” In Barach P, Jacobs JP, Lipshultz SE, Laussen, P, eds. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care. London: Springer-Verlag, 2015.

    2012

    DiMaria, MV, Boris JR, and Vetter VL. “Normal Cardiac Physiology and the Cardiac Exam,” In Gleason MM, Rychik J, Shaddy R., eds. Pediatric Practice: Cardiology. Chapter 1.  New York:  McGraw Hill Medical, 2012.

    Abstracts

    2011

    Kallish S, Fitzgerald K, Boris J, Kaplan P. “Evolution of Cardiac and Physical Features of Mucolipidosis III in Two Siblings,” 6th Annual World Organization of Research on Lysosomal Diseases (WORLD) Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, Feb 16-18, 2011.

    Papers

    2015

    Grigoriou E, Boris JR, Dormans JP. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): Association with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Orthopaedic Considerations. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb;473(2):722-8. Epub 2014 Aug 26

    Boris JR. Primary Cardiovascular Care for Patients with Valvar Cardiac Disease. Cardiol Young. 2014 Dec;24:1057-1063.

    2012

    Boris JR. Primary care management of patients with common arterial trunk and transposition of the great arteries. Cardiol Young. 2012;22(6):761-7.

    2011

    Weintraub WS, Karlsberg RP, Boris JR, et al. ACCF/AHA 2011 key data elements and definitions of a base cardiovascular vocabulary for electronic health records: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force  on Clinical Data Standards. Circulation. 2011;124:103–123.

    Boris JR.  “Primary Care Cardiology for Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome,” Cardiol Young. 2011;21(Suppl 2):53-58.

    Posters and Presentations

    2015

    "The Required Skills for Ambulatory Cardiac Care in the Young: Is Training Necessary?” Cardiology 2015: 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015, Scottsdale, AZ.

    “Primary Care Management of Coronary Anomalies” 15th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, All Children’s Hospital, February 2015, St. Petersburg, FL.

    2014

    “Outpatient Pediatric Cardiac Dashboards” 10th Annual meeting of the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, September, 2014, Atlanta, GA.

    “Birth of a POTS Center” Cardiology 2014: 17th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2014, Orlando, FL.

    “Primary Cardiovascular Care for Patients with Valvar Cardiac Disease” 14th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, All Children’s Hospital, February 2014, St. Petersburg, FL.

    2013

    “Does the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Really Exist” World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, February 2013, Cape Town, SA.

    2012

    “ACCF/AHA Task Force for Data Standards for the Electronic Health Record in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology” 8th Annual Meeting of the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, August 2012, Atlanta, GA.

    “Hypertension—It’s Not Just For Nephrologists” Cardiology 2012:  16th Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, February 2012, Orlando, FL.

    “Syncope—What’s Going Down” Cardiology 2012:  16th Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, February 2012, Orlando, FL.

    “How to Communicate with Patients and Families” Cardiology 2012:  16th Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, February 2012, Orlando, FL

    “Primary Care Cardiovascular Care for Patients with Truncus and Transposition” The Twelfth Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, February 2012, St. Petersburg, FL.

  • Awards and Honors

    2013 & 2012, Top Doctor (Pediatric Cardiology), Main Line Today magazine
    2004, US Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Keesler AFB, MS
    2000, US Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, Landstuhl, Germany
    1995, Semi-finalist, Howard Johnson Resident Research Award, Uniformed Services Pediatric Seminar, San Francisco, CA
    1987, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
    1987, Phi Beta Kappa, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
    1987, Health Professions Scholarship Program, US Air Force
    1983-1991, Scholars Program in Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
    1983-1987, Chancellor’s Scholarship, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    Article reviewer

    2014, Pediatrics
    2014, Applied Clinical Informatics
    2013, World Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics
    2012, Medical Science Monitor, Applied Clinical Informatics
    2011, World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
    2011, Applied Clinical Informatics
    2011, Clinical Audit
    2010, Health Policy
    2010, Applied Clinical Informatics
    2008, Journal of Pediatrics

    Institutional committees

    2011-present, Member, Specialists with Advanced Technical Training
    2010-present, Member, Cardiac Center Clinical Data Governance Council
    2010-present, Executive Sponsor, Cardiac Center Information Systems Executive Committee
    2009-present, Member, Epic Clinical Documentation Committee
    2009-present, Member, Clinical Decision Support Committee
    2008-present, Physician Clinical Champion, CHOPlink
    2008-present, Member, Cardiac Center Clinical Outreach Committee
    2008-present, Member, Therapeutic Standards Committee
    2008-present, Physician Clinical Champion, Cardiac Center Epic Implementation Team
    2008-present, Co-Chairman, Cardiac Center Information Systems Operations Committee

  • Leaderships

    1999-present, Member, American Heart Association, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young

    American College of Cardiology

    • 1994-present, Member
    • 1997-present, Fellow
    • 2005-present, Section of Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology
    • 2006-present, Committee Member, Quality Measures Working Group, Section of Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology, American College of Cardiology
    • 2009-present, Member, Task Force on Data Standards in Adult Cardiology for the Electronic Health Record
    • 2009-present, Chairman, Task Force on Data Standards in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology for the Electronic Health Record
    • 2011-present, Member, Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium

    American Academy of Pediatrics

    • 1991-present, Member
    • 1994-present, Fellow
    • 1997-present, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Section