Susan K. Schachtner, MD

Susan K. Schachtner, MD, is medical director of CHOP’s Cardiac Care Unit with expertise in treating newborns with congenital heart defects.

Areas of Expertise: Cardiac evaluation in connective tissue disorders and other systemic disease, Murmurs, Newborns with congenital heart defects, Post-operative ambulatory care
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4040

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

    Residency

    Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

    Fellowship

    Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Cardiology
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Cardiologist

    Medical Director, Cardiac Care Unit

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    Taichman DB, Loomes KM, Schachtner SK, Guttentag S, Vu C, Williams P, Oakey RJ, Baldwin HS.  Notch1 and Jagged1 expression by the developing pulmonary vasculature. Dev Dyn. 2002 Oct;225(2):166-75. PMID: 12242716 Read abstract

    Badran S, Schachtner SK, Baldwin HS, Rome JJ. Optimization of adenoviral vector-mediated gene transfer to pulmonary arteries in newborn swine. Hum Gene Ther. 2000 May 20;11(8):1113-21. PMID: 10834614 Read abstract

    Schachtner SK, Wang Y, Scott Baldwin H. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of embryonic pulmonary vessel formation. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2000 Feb;22(2):157-65. PMID: 10657936 Read abstract

    Schachtner S, Buck C, Bergelson J, Baldwin H. Temporally regulated expression patterns following in utero adenovirus-mediated gene transfer. Gene Ther. 1999 Jul;6(7):1249-57. PMID: 10455433 Read abstract