Paul M. Weinberg, MD, FAAP, FACC

Paul M. Weinberg, MD, FAAP, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist and director of the Cardiac Registry at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Cardiac MRI, Cardiac pathology
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Phone: 215-590-4040

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.

    Internship

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

    Residency

    Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director, Cardiac Registry

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

     

    1. Collins RT 2nd, Weinberg PM, Goldmuntz E, Harris M. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Partial anomalous left pulmonary artery. Circulation. 2009 May 5;119(17):2405-7.
    2. Thacker D, Gruber PJ, Weinberg PM, Cohen MS. Heterotaxy syndrome with mirror image anomalies in identical twins. Congenit Heart Dis. 2009 Jan;4(1):50-3.
    3. Bird GL, Jeffries HE, Licht DJ, Wernovsky G, Weinberg PM, Pizarro C, Stellin G. Neurological complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. Cardiol Young. 2008 Dec;18 Suppl 2:234-9. 
    4. Pinto, Nelangi M. Weinberg, Paul M. Rome, Jonathan J.: Membranous remnant of left venous valve of inferior vena cava: implications for device closure of atrial septal defects. Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 69(5): 732-734, April 2007.
    5. Harris MA., Johnson TR., Weinberg PM., Fogel MA.: Delayed-enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance identifies fibrous tissue in children after surgery for congenital heart disease. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 133(3): 676-81, Mar 2007.
    6. Weinberg PM.: Aortic arch anomalies. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 8(4): 633-43, 2006.
    7. Cohen MS., Schultz AH., Tian ZY., Donaghue DD., Weinberg PM., Gaynor JW., Rychik J.: Heterotaxy syndrome with functional single ventricle: does prenatal diagnosis improve survival? Annals of Thoracic Surgery 82(5): 1629-36, Nov 2006.
    8. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Harris M., Rhodes L.: Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of right ventricular dysplasia in children. American Journal of Cardiology 97(8): 1232-7, Apr 15 2006.
    9. Menteer J., Weinberg PM., Fogel MA.: Quantifying regional right ventricular function in tetralogy of Fallot. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 7(5): 753-61, 2005.
    10. Allen HD., Bricker JT., Freed MD., Hurwitz RA., McQuinn TC., Schieken RM., Strong WB., Zahka KG., Sanders SP., Colan SD., Cordes TM., Donofrio MT., Ensing GJ., Geva T., Kimball TR., Sahn DJ., Silverman NH., Sklansky MS., Weinberg PM., Beekman RH 3rd., Hellenbrand WE., Lloyd TR., Lock JE., Mullins CE., Rome JJ., Teitel DF., Vetter VL., Silka MJ., Van Hare GF., Walsh EP., Kulik T., Giglia TM., Kocis KC., Mahoney LT., Schwartz SM., Wernovsky G., Wessel DL., Murphy DJ Jr., Foster E., Benson DW Jr., Baldwin HS., Mahoney LT., McQuinn TC., American College of Cardiology Foundation., American Heart Association., American Academy of Pediatrics.: ACC/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. [see comment] Pediatrics 116(6): 1574-96, Dec 2005.
    11. Sanders SP., Colan SD., Cordes TM., Donofrio MT., Ensing GJ., Geva T., Kimball TR., Sahn DJ., Silverman NH., Sklansky MS., Weinberg PM., American Society of Echocardiography., Society of Pediatric Echocardiography., American College of Cardiology Foundation., American Heart Association., American College of Physicians Task Force on Clinical Competence (ACC/AHA/AAP Writing Committee to Develop Training Recommendations for Pediatric Cardiology).: ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Task force 2: pediatric training guidelines for noninvasive cardiac imaging endorsed by the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Pediatric Echocardiography. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 46(7): 1384-8, Oct 4 2005.
    12. Graham TP Jr., Beekman RH 3rd., Allen HD., Bricker JT., Freed MD., Hurwitz RA., McQuinn TC., Schieken RM., Strong WB., Zahka KG., Sanders SP., Colan SD., Cordes TM., Donofrio MT., Ensing GJ., Geva T., Kimball TR., Sahn DJ., Silverman NH., Sklansky MS., Weinberg PM., Hellenbrand WE., Lloyd TR., Lock JE., Mullins CE., Romes JJ., Teitel DF., Vetter VL., Silka MJ., Van Hare GF., Walsh EP., Kulik T., Giglia TM., Kocis KC., Mahoney LT., Schwartz SM., Wernovsky G., Wessel DL., Murphy D Jr., Foster E., Benson DW Jr., Baldwin HS., Hirshfeld JW Jr., Kugler JD., Moskowitz WB., Creager MA., Lorell BH., Merli G., Rodgers GP., Rutherford JD., Tracy CM., Weitz HH., American College of Cardiology Foundation., American Heart Association., American College of Physicians Task Force on Clinical Competence., Writing Committee to Develop Training Recommendations for Pediatric Cardiology.: ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians Task Force on Clinical Competence (ACC/AHA/AAP Writing Committee to Develop Training Recommendations for Pediatric Cardiology). Circulation 112(16): 2555-80, Oct 18 2005.
    13. Harris MA., Weinberg PM., Whitehead KK., Fogel MA.: Usefulness of branch pulmonary artery regurgitant fraction to estimate the relative right and left pulmonary vascular resistances in congenital heart disease. American Journal of Cardiology 95(12): 1514-7, Jun 15 2005.
    14. Beland MJ., Franklin RC., Jacobs JP., Tchervenkov CI., Aiello VD., Colan SD., Gaynor JW., Krogmann ON., Kurosawa H., Maruszewski B., Stellin G., Weinberg PM.: Update from the International Working Group for Mapping and Coding of Nomenclatures for Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. Cardiology in the Young 14(2): 225-9, Apr 2004.
    15. Fleenor JT., Weinberg PM., Kramer SS., Fogel M.: Vascular rings and their effect on tracheal geometry. Pediatric Cardiology 24(5): 430-5, Sep-Oct 2003.
    16. Yang SG., Fogel MA., Stephens P Jr., Bellah RD., Weinberg PM.: Noninvasive imaging of isolated persistent fifth aortic arch. Pediatric Cardiology 24(2): 179-81, Mar-Apr 2003.
    17. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Haselgrove J.: Flow volume asymmetry in the right aortic arch in children with magnetic resonance phase encoded velocity mapping. American Heart Journal 145(1): 154-61, Jan 2003.
    18. Ismat FA., Baldwin HS., Karl TR., Weinberg PM.: Coronary anatomy in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. International Journal of Cardiology 86(2-3): 207-16, Dec 2002.
    19. Ismat FA. Baldwin HS. Karl TR. Weinberg PM.: Coronary anatomy in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. International Journal of Cardiology 86: 207-216, 2002.
    20. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Haselgrove J.: Nonuniform flow dynamics in the aorta of normal children: a simplified approach to measurement using magnetic resonance velocity mapping. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 15(6): 672-8, Jun 2002.
    21. Fogel MA., Hubbard A., Weinberg PM.: Mid-term follow-up of patients with transposition of the great arteries after atrial inversion operation using two- and three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging. Pediatric Radiology 32(6): 440-6, Jun 2002.
    22. Ro PS., Weinberg PM., Delrosario J., Rome JJ.: Predicting the identity of decompressing veins after cavopulmonary anastomoses. American Journal of Cardiology 88(11): 1317-20, Dec 1 2001.
    23. Fogel MA., Hubbard A., Weinberg PM.: A simplified approach for assessment of intracardiac baffles and extracardiac conduits in congenital heart surgery with two- and three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging. American Heart Journal 142(6): 1028-36, Dec 2001.
    24. McElhinney DB., Hoydu AK., Gaynor JW., Spray TL., Goldmuntz E., Weinberg PM.: Patterns of right aortic arch and mirror-image branching of the brachiocephalic vessels without associated anomalies. Pediatric Cardiology 22(4): 285-91, Jul-Aug 2001.
    25. . Cohen MS., Weinberg P., Coon PD., Gaynor JW., Rychik J.: Deviation of atrial septum primum in association with normal left atrioventricular valve size. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 14(7): 732-7, Jul 2001.
    26. McElhinney DB., Clark BJ 3rd., Weinberg PM., Kenton ML., McDonald-McGinn D., Driscoll DA., Zackai EH., Goldmuntz E.: Association of chromosome 22q11 deletion with isolated anomalies of aortic arch laterality and branching. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 37(8): 2114-9, Jun 15 2001.
    27. 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. American Heart Journal 141(4): 630-6, Apr 2001.
    28. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Hubbard A., Haselgrove J.: Diastolic biomechanics in normal infants utilizing MRI tissue tagging. Circulation 102(2): 218-24, Jul 11 2000.
    29. McElhinney DB., Thompson LD., Weinberg PM., Jue KL., Hanley FL.: Surgical approach to complicated cervical aortic arch: anatomic, developmental, and surgical considerations. Cardiology in the Young 10(3): 212-9, May 2000.
    30. 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. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 119(4 Pt 1): 849-51, Apr 2000.
    31. Raff GW., Gaynor JW., Weinberg PM., Spray TL., Gleason M.: Membranous subpulmonic stenosis associated with ventricular septal defect and aortic insufficiency. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 13(1): 58-60, Jan 2000.
    32. Donofrio MT., Clark BJ., Ramaciotti C., Jacobs ML., Fellows KE., Weinberg PM., Fogel MA.: Regional wall motion and strain of transplanted hearts in pediatric patients using magnetic resonance tagging. American Journal of Physiology 277(5 Pt 2): R1481-7, Nov 1999.
    33. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Rychik J., Hubbard A., Jacobs M., Spray TL., Haselgrove J.: Caval contribution to flow in the branch pulmonary arteries of Fontan patients with a novel application of magnetic resonance presaturation pulse. Circulation 99(9): 1215-21, Mar 9 1999.
    34. Mahle WT., Rychik J., Weinberg PM., Cohen MS.: Growth characteristics of the aortic arch after the Norwood operation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 32(7): 1951-4, Dec 1998.
    35. Mahle WT., Weinberg PM., Rychik J.: Can echocardiography predict the presence or absence of endocardial fibroelastosis in infants <1 year of age with left ventricular outflow obstruction? <u>American Journal of Cardiology 82(1): 122-4, Jul 1 1998.
    36. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Gupta KB., Rychik J., Hubbard A., Hoffman EA., Haselgrove J.: Mechanics of the single left ventricle: a study in ventricular-ventricular interaction II. Circulation 98(4): 330-8, Jul 28 1998.
    37. Koutlas TC., Wernovsky G., Slack MC., Weinberg PM., Spray TL.: Surgical management of tricuspid atresia and anomalous left brachiocephalic vein. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 65(6): 1770-2, Jun 1998.
    38. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Hoydu A., Hubbard A., Rychik J., Jacobs M., Fellows KE., Haselgrove J.: The nature of flow in the systemic venous pathway measured by magnetic resonance blood tagging in patients having the Fontan operation. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 114(6): 1032-41, Dec 1997.
    39. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Hoydu AK., Hubbard AM., Rychik J., Jacobs ML., Fellows KE., Haselgrove J.: Effect of surgical reconstruction on flow profiles in the aorta using magnetic resonance blood tagging. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 63(6): 1691-700, Jun 1997.
    40. Cohen MS., Jacobs ML., Weinberg PM., Rychik J.: Morphometric analysis of unbalanced common atrioventricular canal using two-dimensional echocardiography. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 28(4): 1017-23, Oct 1996.
    41. Fogel MA., Gupta K., Baxter BC., Weinberg PM., Haselgrove J., Hoffman EA.: Biomechanics of the deconditioned left ventricle. American Journal of Physiology 271(3 Pt 2): H1193-206, Sep 1996.
    42. Bornemeier RA., Weinberg PM., Fogel MA.: Angiographic, echocardiographic, and three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging of extracardiac conduits in congenital heart disease. American Journal of Cardiology 78(6): 713-7, Sep 15 1996.
    43. 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. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 28(1): 212-21, Jul 1996.
    44. Fogel MA., Gupta KB., Weinberg PM., Hoffman EA.: Regional wall motion and strain analysis across stages of Fontan reconstruction by magnetic resonance tagging. American Journal of Physiology 269(3 Pt 2): H1132-52, Sep 1995.
    45. Fellows KE., Fogel M., Weinberg PM.: Three-dimensional reconstruction of MR images in congenital heart disease. Acta Paediatrica Supplement 410: 60-2, Aug 1995.
    46. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Fellows KE., Hoffman EA.: A study in ventricular-ventricular interaction. Single right ventricles compared with systemic right ventricles in a dual-chamber circulation. [see comment] Circulation 92(2): 219-30, Jul 15 1995.
    47. Fogel MA., Donofrio MT., Baldwin HS., Weinberg PM.: Effect of persistent left superior vena cava on hemodynamic calculations. American Journal of Cardiology 76(3): 204-7, Jul 15 1995.
    48. Donofrio MT., Ramaciotti C., Weinberg PM., Murphy JD.: Aortic atresia with interruption of the aortic arch and an aortopulmonary fistulous tract: case report. Pediatric Cardiology 16(3): 147-9, May-Jun 1995.
    49. Fogel MA., Donofrio MT., Ramaciotti C., Hubbard AM., Weinberg PM.: Magnetic resonance and echocardiographic imaging of pulmonary artery size throughout stages of Fontan reconstruction. Circulation 90(6): 2927-36, Dec 1994.
    50. Mahboubi S., Meyer JS., Hubbard AM., Harty MP., Weinberg PM.: Magnetic resonance imaging of airway obstruction resulting from vascular anomalies. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 28(2-3): 111-23, Jan 1994.
    51. Fogel MA., Weinberg PM., Fellows KE., Hoffman EA.: Magnetic resonance imaging of constant total heart volume and center of mass in patients with functional single ventricle before and after staged Fontan procedure. American Journal of Cardiology 72(18): 1435-43, Dec 15 1993.
    52. Baffa, JM, Chen, SL, Guttenber, ME, Norwood, WI, Weinberg, PM: Coronary artery abnormalities and right ventricular histology in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. J. Am Coll Card 20: 350-358, 1992.
    53. Murdison, KA, Weinberg, PM: Tetralogy of Fallot with severe pulmonary valvar stenosis and pulmonary vascular sling (anomalous origin of left pulmonary artery from right pulmonary artery). Pediatr Cardiol 12: 189-191, 1991.
    54. Patrone PM, Chatten J, Weinberg P: Neuroblastoma and DiGeorge anomaly. Pediatric Pathology 10: 425-430, 1990.
    55. Glauser, TA, Rorke, LB, Weinberg, PM, Clancy, RR: Congenital brain anomalies associated with the hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatrics 85: 984-990, 1990.
    56. Glauser, TA, Rorke, LB, Weinberg, PM, Clancy, RR: Acquired neuropathologic lesions associated with the hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatrics 85: 991-1000, 1990.
    57. Chin, AJ, Barber, G, Weinberg, PM: Subcostal two-dimensional echocardiographic detection of anomalous attachment of septum primum in patients with left atrioventricular valve underdevelopment. J. Am Coll Card 15: 678-681, 1990.
    58. Romano, A, Weinberg, PM, Woolf, PK, Vetter, VL: Pulmonary venous obstruction from left atrial thrombus in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatr Cardiol 10: 105-107, 1989.
    59. Glauser TA, Zackai E, Weinberg P, Clancy R: Holt-Oram syndrome associated with the hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Clinical Genetics 36: 69-72, 1989.
    60. Pigott, JD, Chin, AJ, Weinberg, PM, Wagner, HR, Norwood, WI: Transposition of the great arteries with aortic arch obstruction. Anatomical review and report of surgical management. J. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 94: 82-86, 1987.
    61. Burton DA, Chin AJ, Weinberg PM, Pigott JD: Identification of cor triatriatum dexter by 2 dimensional echocardiography. Am J Cardiol 60: 409-410, 1987.
    62. Weinberg, PM, Chin, AJ, Murphy, JD, Pigott, JD, Norwood, WI: Postmortem echocardiography and tomographic anatomy of hypoplastic left heart syndrome after palliative surgery. Am J Cardiol 58: 1228-1232, 1986.
    63. Weinberg, P.M.: Systematic approach to diagnosis and coding of pediatric cardiac disease. Pediatr Cardiol 7: 35-48, 1986.
    64. Rumisek, J.D., Pigott, J.D., Weinberg, P.M., Norwood, W.I.: Coronary sinus septal defect associated with tricuspid atresia. J. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 92: 142-145, 1986.
    65. Weinberg, P.M., Peyser, K., Hackney, J.R.: Fetal Hydrops In a case of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Tricuspid valve "stopper". J Am Coll Card 6: 1565-1569, 1984.
    66. Bharati, S., Chandra, N., Stephenson, L., Wagner, H.R., Weinberg, P. M., Lev, M.: Origin of left coronary artery from the right pulmonary artery. J Am Coll Cardiol 6: 1565-1569, 1984.
    67. Tabak, C., Moskowitz, W., Wagner, H., Weinberg, P., Edmunds, L.H.: Aorticopulmonary window and aortic isthmic hypoplasia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 86: 273-279, 1983.
    68. Whitman, G., Stephenson, L.W., Weinberg, P.: Vascular ring: left cervical arch, right descending aorta and right ligamentum arteriosum. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 83: 311-315, 1982.
    69. Stephenson, L.W., Edmunds, L.H., Jr., Friedman, S., Meijboom, E.,Gewitz, M., and Weinberg, P.: Subclavian-left coronary artery anastomosis (Meyer Operation) for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. Circ (Suppl II) 64, 1981.
    70. Weinberg, PM: Anatomy of tricuspid atresia and its relevance to current forms of surgical therapy. Ann of Thorac Surg 29: 306-311, 1980.
    71. Hoffman, WS, Weinberg, PM, Ring, E, and Edmunds, LH Jr: Massive hemoptysis secondary to pulmonary arteriovenous fistula. Treatment by a catheterization procedure. Chest 77: 697-700, 1980.
    72. Brady, R. E. and Weinberg, P. M.: Atrioventricular conduction disturbance during total parenteral nutrition. J of Pediatr 88: 113-114, 1976.
    73. Van Praagh, R., Perez-Trevino, C., Reynolds, J.L., Mose, C.A.F., Keith, J.D., Roy, D. L., Belcourt, C., Weinberg, P.M. and Parisi, L. F: Double outlet right ventricle {S,D,L with subaortic ventricular septal defect and pulmonary stenosis: Report of 6 cases. Am J of Cardiol 35: 42-53, 1975.