Alvin J. Chin, MD

Alvin J. Chin, MD, is an attending cardiologist at CHOP with special expertise in echocardiography and cardiovascular system development.

Areas of Expertise: Developmental biology of the cardiovascular system, Echocardiography
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4040

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

    Internship

    Pediatrics - Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Cardiology - Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Cardiology
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Cardiologist

    Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    Chin AJ, Stephens P, Goldmuntz E, Leonard MB. Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Reflects Post-Fontan Hemodynamics in Children. Pediatr Cardiol. 2008 Aug 7. Read abstract.

    Ginsberg JP, Cnaan A, Zhao H, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, Chin AJ, Rychik J, Hogarty AN, Barber G, Rutkowski M, Kimball TR, DeLaat C, Steinherz LJ, Silber JH. Using health-related quality of life measures to predict cardiac function in survivors exposed to anthracyclines. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Aug 1;22(15):3149-55. Read abstract.

    Silber JH, Cnaan A, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, Chin AJ, Rychik J, Hogarty AN, Cohen MI, Barber G, Rutkowski M, Kimball TR, Delaat C, Steinherz LJ, Zhao H.   Enalapril to prevent cardiac function decline in long-term survivors of pediatric cancer exposed to anthracyclines. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Mar 1;22(5):820-8. Read abstract

    Ryan K, Chin AJ.   T-box genes and cardiac development. Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today. 2003 Feb;69(1):25-37. Review. Read abstract

    Silber JH, Cnaan A, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, Chin AJ, Rychik J, Hogarty AN, Cohen MI, Barber G, Rutkowsky M, Kimball TR, Delaat C, Steinherz LJ, Zhao H,Tartaglione MR.   Design and baseline characteristics for the ACE Inhibitor After Anthracycline (AAA) study of cardiac dysfunction in long-term pediatric cancer survivors. Am Heart J. 2001 Oct;142(4):577-85. Read abstract 

    Fogel MA, Rychik J, Chin AJ, Hubbard A, Weinberg PM.   Evaluation and follow-up of patients with left ventricular apical to aortic conduits with 2D and 3D magnetic resonance imaging and Doppler echocardiography: A new look at an old operation. Am Heart J. 2001 Apr;141(4):630-6. Read abstract

    McElhinney DB, Hoydu AK, Chin AJ, Weinberg PM.   Right-sided aortic arch with bilateral ductus: a rare case of nonconfluent pulmonary arteries without associated cardiac anomalies. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2000 Apr;119(4 Pt 1):849-51. No abstract available. Read abstract 

    Fogel MA, Weinberg PM, Chin AJ, Fellows KE, Hoffman EA.   Late ventricular geometry and performance changes of functional single ventricle throughout staged Fontan reconstruction assessed by magnetic resonance imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1996 Jul;28(1):212-21. Read abstract

    Chin AJ, Jacobs ML.   Morphology of the ventricular septal defect in two types of interrupted aortic arch. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1996 Mar-Apr;9(2):199-201. Read abstract

    Jacobs ML, Chin AJ, Rychik J, Steven JM, Nicolson SC, Norwood WI.   Interrupted aortic arch. Impact of subaortic stenosis on management and outcome. Circulation. 1995 Nov 1;92(9 Suppl):II128-31. Read abstract