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Stephanie Fuller, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2010, J. Maxwell Chamberlain Congenital Award, Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting

2003, Resident Research Award, Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery

2003, Annual Day of Trauma Award, Annual Day of Trauma, Philadelphia, PA

Books

Chapters

2008

Bogar LJ, Fuller S, Diehl JT. Bypass grafts. In: Halpern EJ, editor. Clinical cardiac CT: anatomy and function. 2nd ed. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2008. p. 155-172.

2006

Fuller SM, Spray TL. Cardiac transplantation. In: Grosfield JL, O'Neill JA, Fonkalsrud EW, Coran AG, editors. Pediatric Surgery. 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier; 2006. p. 754-764.

Spray TL Fuller SM. Heart and lung transplantation. In: Stringer MD, Oldham KT, Mouriquand PDE, editors. Pediatric Surgery and urology -- Long Term Outcomes. 2nd ed. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press; 2006. p. 897-914.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

Reviewer

2011-present European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
2010-present World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
2009-present, Congenital Heart Disease

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

2010-present, American Heart Association
2010-present, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
2009-present, Adult Congenital Heart Association
2002-present, American College of Surgeons
1998-present, American Medical Association

Original Papers

2010

Fuller S, Rajagopalan R, Jarvik GP, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Wernovsky G, et al. J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper for congenital heart surgery. Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest does not impair neurodevelopmental outcome in school-age children after infant cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Dec;90(6):1985-94. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21095350. Read the abstract

Goldfarb SB, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Kreindler J, Montenegro LM, Fynn-Thompson F, et al. Induction therapy with antithymocyte globulin before reperfusion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;90(4):1110-4; discussion 1114-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20868797. Read the abstract.

2009

Fuller S, Spray TL. How I manage mitral stenosis in the neonate and infant. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2009:87-93. Cited in Pub Med; PMID 19349020. Read the abstract

Fuller S, Nord AS, Gerdes M, Wernovsky G, Jarvik GP, Bernbaum J, et al. Predictors of impaired neurodevelopmental outcomes at one year of age after infant cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;36(1)40-7. Epub 2009 Apr 25. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19394849. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

2011

Fuller S. Your present and future patient [presentation]. American Society of Extracorporeal Technology Pediatric Perfusion Conference; 2011 Nov; Philadelphia, PA.

Fuller S Wernovsky G. A paradigm shift in the care of the neonate with complex congenital heart disease: interdisciplinary strategic partnerships [presentation]. Grand Rounds, St. Peter's Hospital for Children, New Brunswick, NJ.

Fuller S. The surgeon as a lifelong partner [presentation]. Heart and Mind Education Day, Cardiac Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2011 Jul; Philadelphia, PA.

Fuller S. Transitional care: adolescents and young adults [presentation]. Heart and Mind Education Day, Cardiac Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2011 Jul; Philadelphia, PA.

Fuller S. Transitional care: parents [presentation]. Heart and Mind Education Day, Cardiac Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2011 Jul; Philadelphia, PA.

Fuller S. VAD implantation in infants and children: surgical challenges [presentation]. VAD implantation in infants and children: surgical challenges. 7th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems & Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion; 2011 May 5-7; Philadelphia, PA.

Eckhauser AE, O'Conner MJ, Ravishankar C Montenegro LM Nicolson SC Gruber PJ, et al. Ventricular assist device use: a single pediatric center experience [oral presentation]. 7th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems & Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion; 2011 May 5-7; Philadelphia, PA.

Fuller S. GUCH -- present and future: surgical overview [presentation]. 38th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery; 2011 Mar; Porto Allegre, Brazil.

Shinkawa T Ravishankar C, Nance ML, Montenegro LM, Nicolson SC Spray TL, et al. Surgical outcomes of combined congenital heart disease and intestinal atresia in neonates [poster presentation and abstract]. Cardiology 2011, 15th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease: Bringing Interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice to the Patient; 2011 Feb 2-6; Scottsdale, AZ.

Bates K, Fuller S, Bird G, Apkon M. Process between front line clinicians in a mixed-provider pediatric cardiac intensive care unit [poster  presentation and abstract]. Cardiology 2011, 15th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease: Bringing Interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice to the Patient; 2011 Feb 2-6; Scottsdale, AZ.

Eckhauser AE, O'Connor MJ, Ravishankar C, Montenegro LM, Nicolson SC, Gruber PJ, et al. Ventricular assist device: a single pediatric center experience [poster presentation]. Society of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting Poster Presentation; 2011 Jan 31-Feb 2; San Diego, CA.

2010

Silber JH, Smith-Simone SY Fuller S, Ravishankar C, Teng Y, Even-Shoshan O, et al. A congenital heart surgery failure-to-rescue measure [poster presentation]. Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting; 2010 Jan 25; Fort Lauderdale FL.

Fuller S Rajagopalan R, Jarvik GP, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Wernovsky G, et al. Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) is not a risk for impaired neurodevelopmental outcome in school-age children following infant cardiac surgery [oral presentation]. Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting; 2010 Jan 25; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Goldfarb S, Fuller S, Gaynor JW Visner G. Induction therapy with antithymocyte globulin prior to reperfusion reduces the incidence of acute cellular rejection during the first six months post transplantation [oral presentation]. Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting; 2010 Jan 25; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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