Joshua J. Blinder, MD

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Joshua J. Blinder, MD, is an attending cardiologist in the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology - Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Associated Faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

Mille FK, Badheka A, Yu P, Zhang X, Friedman DF, Kheir J, van den Bosch S, Cabrera AG, Lasa JJ, Katcoff H, Hu P, Borasino S, Hock K, Huskey J, Weller J, Kohtari H, Blinder J: Red blood cell transfusion after stage I palliation is associated with worse clinical outcomes. Journal of the American Heart Association 18(9), epub ahead of print 2020.

Herrup EA, Yuerek M, Griffis HM, Connelly JT, Thiagarahan R, Rycus P, Blinder JJ: Hospital-acquired infection in pediatric subjects with congenital herat disease postcardiotomy supported on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine epub ahead of print, June 2020.

Campbell MJ, Quarshie WO, Faerber J, Goldberg DJ, Mascio CE, Blinder JJ: Pulse oximetry screening has not changed timing of diagnosis or mortality of critical congenital heart disease. Pediatric Cardiology 41(5): 899-904, June 2020.

2019

Badheka A, Yu P, Mille F, Durbin D, Elci O, Blinder J: Red cell transfusion practices after stage 1 palliation: a survey of practitioners from the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society. Cardiology in the Young  29(12): 1452-1458, 2019.

Gist KM (co-first author), Blinder JJ (co-first author), Bailly D, Borasino S, Askenazi DJ, Cooper DS, Krawczeski CD, Gaies M, Morales DLS, Hock KM, Alten J: Neonatal and Paediatric Heart and Renal Outcomes Network: design of a multi-centre retrospective cohort study. Cardiology in the Young 29(1): 511-518, April 2019.

2018

Kirchen MP, Blinder J, Dewitt A, Snyder M, Ichord R, Berg RA, Nadkarni V, Topjian A: Bedside clinical neurological assessment utilization in paediatric cardiac intensive care units. Cardiology in the Young 29(1): 1457-1462, December 2018.

Geanacopoulos AT, Savla JJ, Pogoriler J, Piccione J, Phinzy P, Dewitt AG, Blinder JJ, Pinto E, Itkin M, Dori Y, Goldfarb SB: Bronchoscopic and histologic findings during lymphatic intervention for plastic bronchitis. Pediatric Pulmonology 53(1): 1574-1581, November 2018.

2017

Kakajiwala A, Kim JY, Hughes JZ, Costarino A, Ferguson J, Gaynor JW, Furth SL, Blinder JJ: Lack of furosemide responsiveness predicts acute kidney injury in infants following cardiac surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 104(4): 1388-1394, October 2017.

Blinder J, Asaro L, Wypij D, Selewski D, Agus M, Gaies M and Ferguson M: Acute kidney injury after pediatric cardiac surgery: A secondary analysis of the Safe Pediatric Euglycemia after Cardiac Surgery trial. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(7): 638-646, July 2017.

Blinder J, Thiagarajan R, Williams K, Nathan M, Mayer J, Kulik TJ: Duration of mechanical ventilation and perioperative care quality after neonatal cardiac surgery.   Annals of Thoracic Surgery 103(6): 1956-1962, Jun 2017.

2014

Riley AA, Jefferies JL, Nelson DP, Bennett MR, Blinder JJ, Ma Q, Devarajan P, Goldstein SL: Peritoneal dialysis does not adversely affect kidney function after recovery after congenital heart surgery. Int J Artif Organs  37(1): 39-47, 2014.

2013

Madenci AL, Stoffan AP, Rajagopal SK, Blinder JJ, Emani SM, Thiagarajan RR, Weldon CB.  Factors associated with survival in patients who undergo peritoneal dialysis catheter placement following cardiac surgery. J Pediatr Surg 2013;48(6):1269-76.

2012

Blinder JJ, Goldstein SL, Lee VV, Baycroft A, Fraser CD, Nelson DP, Jefferies JL.  Congenital heart surgery in infants: effects of acute kidney injury on outcomes.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143(2):368-377.

Abstracts

2020

Sperotto F, Davidson J, Smith-Parrish MN, Elhoff J, Sinha A, Blinder JJ, Ehrmann D, Marino BS, Kheir JN: The development of care curves following the stage I palliation: a comparison of intensive care among five centers. oral abstract. American Heart Association, 2020.

2019

Oliver A, Naim MY, Bird GL, Cecere L, Dewitt A, Eichner J, Fuller S, Kohr L, Lavin N, Meldrum H, Blinder J, Kennedy K: Development of an EPIC flag and bedside tool to prevent cardiac arrest in the cardiac intensive care unit.   Cardiology 2019 2019.

Dietzman T, Adu-Darko M, Smith C, Blinder J, Pinto E, Ravishankar C, Rome JJ, Dori Y, Dewitt A: Thoracic duct embolization after superior cavo-pulmonary anastomosis can lead to successful Fontan completion. Cardiology 2019 2019.

Bailly D, Mah K, Kwiatkowski D, Valentine K, Diddle J, Tadphale S, Clark S, Reichle G, Gaies M, Alten J, Blinder J. : Variation in degree and timing of fluid overload following neonatal cardiac surgery. oral abstract. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society, November  2019.

2018

Zanaboni D, Min J, Seshadri R, Gaynor JW, Dreher M, Blinder JJ: Higher Total Ultrafiltration Volume During Infant Cardiac Surgery is Associated with Acute Kidney Injury and Fluid Overload. American Heart Association Annual Conference 2018: Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology; Session Title: Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes; Chicago, IL 2018.

Savla JJ, Geanacopoulos AT, Smith CL, Biko DM, Pinto EM, DeSantis M, Ravishankar C, Glatz AC, O'Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ,  Goldfarb SB, DeWitt AG, Dori Y, Blinder JJ: Lymphatic Intervention for Plastic Bronchitis Improves Outcomes in Patents with Congenital Heart Disease American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL 2018.

Mille F, Blinder J, O'Byrne ML, Dewitt A: Pre-operative adrenal insufficiency in neonates with D-transposition of the great arteries.   Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society, Miami, FL 2018.

Mille F, Badheka A, Yu P, Kheir J, van den Bosch S, Cabrera A, Lasa J, Zhang X, Katcoff H, Hu P, Borasino S, Hock K, Weller J, Kothari H, Blinder J: Red blood cell transfusion after the Norwood operation is associated with worse clinical outcomes. American Heart Association Annual Conference 2018: Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology; Session Title: Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes; Chicago, IL 2018.

Geanacopoulos AT, Savla JJ, Smith CL, Biko DM, Pinto EM, DeSantis M, Ravishankar C, Glatz A, O'Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Goldfarb SB, Blinder JJ, Dori Y, DeWitt AG: Short-Term Outcomes and Complications after Lymphatic Intervention for Plastic Bronchitis in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Chicago, IL 2018.

Dewitt AG, Savla JJ, Geanacopoulos AT, Smith CL, Biko DM, Pinto EM, Desantis M, Ravishankar C, Glatz AC, O'Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Goldfarb SB, Dori Y, Blinder JJ: Critical care delivery and outcomes after percutaneous lymphatic intervention for plastic bronchitis. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society, Miami FL 2018.

Books

Chapters

2019

Blinder J, Nadkarni V, Naim M, Rossano J, Berg R: Epidemiology of Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care. da Cruz E, Ivy D, Jaggers J (eds.). Springer, 2019.

Awards and Honors

2007-2010, Russell Blattner Fellowship, Texas Children's Hospital
1999, Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2019-present, Ad-hoc reviewer, American Heart Journal
2018-present, Ad-hoc reviewer, World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
2017-present, Ad-hoc Reviewer, Pediatric Nephrology
2016-present, Ad-hoc reviewer, Cardiology in the Young
2016-present, Ad-hoc reviewer, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
2014-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Congenital Heart Disease

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, NEPHRON Collaborative Steering Committee
2017-present, Co-Lead, Intensive Care Unit Acute Kidney Injury Quality Improvement Initiative
2017-present, Co-Lead, Cardiac Center Cardiac Arrest Quality Improvement Group, Supported by the Office of Clinical Quality Improvement
2015-present, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Society Scientific Innovations Committee
2015-present, Chair, CICU Resuscitation Quality Review Committee
2015-present, Extracorporeal Membrane Support Operations Committee
2015-present, Resuscitation Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, Cardiac Networks United
 - 2019-present, Design Committee
 - 2019-present, Steering Committee, Target Based Care Collaborative
2016-present, Pediatric Critical Care Consortium (PC4)
 - 2018-present, Scientific Review Committee, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
 - 2016-present, Interest Group, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
2011-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
2011-present, American Heart Association
2011-present, American College of Cardiology
2011-present, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society