Samuel Goldfarb, MD

Attending physician
Medical Director, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplant Programs

goldfarb-samuelSamuel Goldfarb, MD, is the medical director of the Lung Transplant and Heart-Lung Transplant programs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

A graduate of Tel Aviv University Medical School, Dr. Goldfarb completed his pediatric internship and residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University, Connecticut. He continued his specialty training at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with a fellowship in pediatric pulmonology and remained on faculty at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since that time.

Dr. Goldfarb served as the associate medical director of the pediatric lung transplant program from February 2006 and as of April 2007 has served as the medical director of both the lung and heart-lung programs.

Dr. Goldfarb maintains a special interest in the treatment of children with end-stage lung disease such as cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary late effects of oncology treatments and other pulmonary disorders. Dr. Goldfarb has become active in the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative participating in the development of a standardize protocol and several multi-center clinical studies.

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