Stephen Paridon, MD

Stephen Paridon, MD, is an attending cardiologist and director of CHOP’s Exercise Physiology Laboratory.

Areas of Expertise: Cardiac transplantation, Echocardiography, Exercise physiology, Sports Medicine
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

    Internship

    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Residency

    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Tex.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director, Exercise Physiology Laboratory

    Attending cardiologist

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    McBride MG, Schall JI, Zemel BS, Stallings VA, Ittenbach RF, Paridon SM. Clinical and genetic correlates of exercise performance in young children with cystic fibrosis. Percept Mot Skills. 2010 Jun;110(3 Pt 2):995-1009. Read abstract.

    Pasquali SK, Marino BS, Powell DJ, McBride MG, Paridon SM, Meyers KE, Mohler ER, Walker SA, Kren S, Cohen MS. Following the arterial switch operation, obese children have risk factors for early cardiovascular disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Jan;5(1):16-24. Read abstract

    Glatz AC, McBride MG, Paridon SM, Cohen MS, Walker SA, Gaynor JW, Tanel RE. Long-term noninvasive arrhythmia assessment after surgical repair of sinus venosus atrial septal defect. Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Mar;5(2):141-8. Read abstract

    Pasquali SK, Marino BS, Powell DJ, McBride MG, Paridon SM, Meyers KE, Mohler ER, Walker SA, Kren S, Cohen MS. Following the arterial switch operation, obese children have risk factors for early cardiovascular disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Jan;5(1):16-24. Read abstract

    O'Connor MJ, Menteer J, Chrisant MR, Monos D, Lind C, Levine S, Gaynor JW, Hanna BD, Paridon SM, Ravishankar C, Kaufman BD. Ventricular assist device-associated anti-human leukocyte antigen antibody sensitization in pediatric patients bridged to heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Jan;29(1):109-16. Read abstract

    McCrindle BW, Zak V, Sleeper LA, Paridon SM, Colan SD, Geva T, Mahony L, Li JS, Breitbart RE, Margossian R, Williams RV, Gersony WM, Atz AM; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Laboratory measures of exercise capacity and ventricular characteristics and function are weakly associated with functional health status after Fontan procedure. Circulation. 2010 Jan 5;121(1):34-42. Read abstract

    Pasquali SK, Marino BS, Pudusseri A, Wernovsky G, Paridon SM, Walker SA, Cohen MS. Risk factors and comorbidities associated with obesity in children and adolescents after the arterial switch operation and Ross procedure. Am Heart J. 2009 Sep;158(3):473-9. Read abstract

    Sethna CB, Salerno AE, McBride MG, Shults J, Paridon SM, Sharma N, Meyers KE, Leonard MB. Cardiorespiratory fitness in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2009 Aug 15;88(3):395-401.

    Brothers JA, McBride MG, Marino BS, Tomlinson RS, Seliem MA, Pampaloni MH, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Paridon SM. Exercise performance and quality of life following surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in the pediatric population. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Feb;137(2):380-4.

    Paridon SM, Mitchell PD, Colan SD, Williams RV, Blaufox A, Li JS, Margossian R, Mital S, Russell J, Rhodes J; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. A cross-sectional study of exercise performance during the first 2 decades of life after the Fontan operation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jul 8;52(2):99-107.

    Brothers JA, Stephens P, Gaynor JW, Lorber R, Vricella LA, Paridon SM. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery with an interarterial course: should family screening be routine? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 May 27;51(21):2062-4.

    Ben Sivarajan V, Chrisant MR, Ittenbach RF, Clark BJ 3rd, Hanna BD, Paridon SM, Spray TL, Wernovsky G, Gaynor JW. Prevalence and risk factors for tricuspid valve regurgitation after pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 May;27(5):494-500

    Anderson PA, Sleeper LA, Mahony L, Colan SD, Atz AM, Breitbart RE, Gersony WM, Gallagher D, Geva T, Margossian R, McCrindle BW, Paridon S, Schwartz M, Stylianou M, Williams RV, Clark BJ 3rd; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Contemporary outcomes after the Fontan procedure: a Pediatric Heart Network multicenter study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jul 8;52(2):85-98.

    Brothers JA, Stephens P, Gaynor JW, Lorber R, Vricella LA, Paridon SM. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery with an interarterial course: should family screening be routine? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 May 27;51(21):2062-4.

    Brothers JA, McBride MG, Seliem MA, Marino BS, Tomlinson RS, Pampaloni MH, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Paridon SM. Evaluation of myocardial ischemia after surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in a series of pediatric patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Nov 20;50(21):2078-82.

    Pasquali SK, Marino BS, McBride MG, Wernovsky G, Paridon SM. Coronary artery pattern and age impact exercise performance late after the arterial switch operation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Nov;134(5):1207-12.

    Lacro RV, Dietz HC, Wruck LM, Bradley TJ, Colan SD, Devereux RB, Klein GL, Li JS, Minich LL, Paridon SM, Pearson GD, Printz BF, Pyeritz RE, Radojewski E, Roman MJ, Saul JP, Stylianou MP, Mahony L; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial of beta-blocker therapy (atenolol) versus angiotensin II receptor blocker therapy (losartan) in individuals with Marfan syndrome. Am Heart J. 2007 Oct;154(4):624-31.

    Whitehead KK, Pekkan K, Kitajima HD, Paridon SM, Yoganathan AP, Fogel MA. Nonlinear power loss during exercise in single-ventricle patients after the Fontan: insights from computational fluid dynamics. Circulation. 2007 Sep 11;116(11 Suppl):I165-71.

    McBride MG, Binder TJ, Paridon SM. Safety and feasibility of inpatient exercise training in pediatric heart failure: a preliminary report. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007 Jul-Aug;27(4):219-22.

    McBride MG, Kirshbom PM, Gaynor JW, Ittenbach RF, Wernovsky G, Clancy RR, Flynn TB, Hartman DM, Spray TL, Tanel RE, Santiago MC, Paridon SM. Late cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal exercise performance after repair for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection during infancy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Jun;133(6):1533-9.

    Tanel RE, Kirshbom PM, Paridon SM, Hartman DM, Burnham NB, McBride MG, Ittenbach RF, Spray TL, Gaynor JW. Long-term noninvasive arrhythmia assessment after total anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair. Am Heart J. 2007 Feb;153(2):267-74.