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


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


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

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology

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




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.


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.


Stoffan A, Madenci AL, Rajagopal SK, Blinder JJ, Emani SM, Thiagarajan RR and Weldon CB.  Prediction of survival in patients who require peritoneal dialysis catheter placement following complex congenital heart surgery.  AAP Young Investigator 2012.

Awards and Honors

1999, Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees


2012-present, CA-Urinary Tract Infection Working Group, Ohio Children’s Hospitals, Solutions for Patient Safety


2011-present, Member, CICU Infection Control Committee, Boston Children’s Hospital

2011-present, Member, NIOC Committee, Boston Children’s Hospital

2012-present, Member, PACT Team Committee, Boston Children’s Hospital

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2011-present, Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

2011-present, Member, American Heart Association

2011-present, Member, American College of Cardiology

2011-present, Member, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society