Jeffrey R. Boris, MD, FACC, FAAP

Jeffrey R. Boris, MD, FACC, FAAP

Jeffrey R. Boris, MD, FACC, FAAP, is an attending cardiologist with the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with special interest in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

Areas of Expertise: Ambulatory Cardiology, Electronic medical record/database, Pediatric and adolescent postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, Autonomic dysfunction
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia; Specialty Care, Exton
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Internship

General Pediatrics - Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, MS

Residency

General Pediatrics - Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, MS

Fellowship

Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology - The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Stewart JM, Boris JR, Chelimsky G, Fischer PR, Fortunato JE, Grubb BP, Heyer GL, Jarjour IT, Medow MS, Numan MT, Pianosi PT, Singer W, Tarbell S, Chelimsky TC; Pediatric Writing Group of the American Autonomic Society. Pediatric Disorders of Orthostatic Intolerance. Pediatrics. 2018 Jan;141(1). pii: e20171673. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-1673. Epub 2017 Dec 8. Review.

Boris JR, Bernadzikowski T. Demographics of a large paediatric Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Program. Cardiol Young. 2018 May;28(5):668-674. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117002888. Epub 2018 Jan 23.

Boris JR. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in children and adolescents. Auton Neurosci. 2018 May 12. pii: S1566-0702(17)30271-0. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2018.05.004. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Miranda NA, Boris JR, Kouvel KM, Stiles L. Activity and Exercise Intolerance After Concussion: Identification and Management of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2018 Jul;42(3):163-171. doi: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000231.

Boris JR, Bernadzikowski T. Utilisation of medications to reduce symptoms in children with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2018 Aug 6:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951118001373. [Epub ahead of print]

Boris JR, Bernadzikowski T. Therapy for fatigue and cognitive dysfunction in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2018 Sep 10:1-6. doi: 10.1017/S1047951118001415. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Boris JR, Beland MJ, Bergersen LJ, Colan SD, Dangel J, Daniels CJ, et al. 2017 AHA/ACC Key Data Elements and Definitions for Ambulatory Electronic Health Records in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 10. pii: S0735-1097(17)37850-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.06.027. [Epub ahead of print]

Lu JC, Bansal M, Behera Sk, Boris JR, Cardis B, Hokanson JS, et al. Development of quality metrics for ambulatory pediatric cardiology: Chest pain. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/chd.12509. [Epub ahead of print]

2016

Boris JR. Primary-care management of patients with coarctation of the aorta. Cardiol Young. 2016 Dec;26(8):1537-1542.

2015

Boris JR. Commentary on the required skills for ambulatory cardiac care in the young: is training necessary? Cardiol Young. 2015 Dec;25(8):1602-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951115002139.

Boris JR, Brothers JA. Primary-care management of patients with congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries. Cardiol Young. 2015 Dec;25(8):1540-5. doi: 10.1017/S1047951115002127.

Grigoriou E, Boris JR, Dormans JP. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): Association with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Orthopaedic Considerations. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb;473(2):722-8. Epub 2014 Aug 26

2014

Boris JR. Primary Cardiovascular Care for Patients with Valvar Cardiac Disease. Cardiol Young. 2014 Dec;24:1057-1063.

2012

Boris JR. Primary care management of patients with common arterial trunk and transposition of the great arteries. Cardiol Young. 2012;22(6):761-7.

2011

Weintraub WS, Karlsberg RP, Boris JR, et al. ACCF/AHA 2011 key data elements and definitions of a base cardiovascular vocabulary for electronic health records: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force  on Clinical Data Standards. Circulation. 2011;124:103–123.

Boris JR.  “Primary Care Cardiology for Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome,” Cardiol Young. 2011;21(Suppl 2):53-58.

Abstracts

2011

Kallish S, Fitzgerald K, Boris J, Kaplan P. “Evolution of Cardiac and Physical Features of Mucolipidosis III in Two Siblings,” 6th Annual World Organization of Research on Lysosomal Diseases (WORLD) Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, Feb 16-18, 2011.

Books

Chapters

2015

Boris JR. “Data Standards of the American College of Cardiology (ACCF) and American Heart Association (AHA) and The Universal Pediatric Cardiac Dataset,” In Barach P, Jacobs JP, Lipshultz SE, Laussen, P, eds. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care. London: Springer-Verlag, 2015.

2012

DiMaria, MV, Boris JR, and Vetter VL. “Normal Cardiac Physiology and the Cardiac Exam,” In Gleason MM, Rychik J, Shaddy R., eds. Pediatric Practice: Cardiology. Chapter 1.  New York:  McGraw Hill Medical, 2012.

Posters and Presentations

2015

"The Required Skills for Ambulatory Cardiac Care in the Young: Is Training Necessary?” Cardiology 2015: 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015, Scottsdale, AZ.

“Primary Care Management of Coronary Anomalies” 15th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, All Children’s Hospital, February 2015, St. Petersburg, FL.

2014

“Outpatient Pediatric Cardiac Dashboards” 10th Annual meeting of the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, September, 2014, Atlanta, GA.

“Birth of a POTS Center” Cardiology 2014: 17th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2014, Orlando, FL.

“Primary Cardiovascular Care for Patients with Valvar Cardiac Disease” 14th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, All Children’s Hospital, February 2014, St. Petersburg, FL.

2013

“Does the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Really Exist” World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, February 2013, Cape Town, SA.

2012

“ACCF/AHA Task Force for Data Standards for the Electronic Health Record in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology” 8th Annual Meeting of the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, August 2012, Atlanta, GA.

“Hypertension—It’s Not Just For Nephrologists” Cardiology 2012:  16th Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, February 2012, Orlando, FL.

“Syncope—What’s Going Down” Cardiology 2012:  16th Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, February 2012, Orlando, FL.

“How to Communicate with Patients and Families” Cardiology 2012:  16th Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, February 2012, Orlando, FL

“Primary Care Cardiovascular Care for Patients with Truncus and Transposition” The Twelfth Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, February 2012, St. Petersburg, FL.

Awards and Honors

2013 & 2012, Top Doctor (Pediatric Cardiology), Main Line Today magazine

2004, US Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Keesler AFB, MS

2000, US Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, Landstuhl, Germany

1995, Semi-finalist, Howard Johnson Resident Research Award, Uniformed Services Pediatric Seminar, San Francisco, CA

1987, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

1987, Phi Beta Kappa, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

1987, Health Professions Scholarship Program, US Air Force

1983-1991, Scholars Program in Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

1983-1987, Chancellor’s Scholarship, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

Article reviewer

2014, Pediatrics

2014, Applied Clinical Informatics

2013, World Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics

2012, Medical Science Monitor, Applied Clinical Informatics

2011, World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

2011, Applied Clinical Informatics

2011, Clinical Audit

2010, Health Policy

2010, Applied Clinical Informatics

2008, Journal of Pediatrics

Institutional committees

2011-present, Member, Specialists with Advanced Technical Training

2010-present, Member, Cardiac Center Clinical Data Governance Council

2010-present, Executive Sponsor, Cardiac Center Information Systems Executive Committee

2009-present, Member, Epic Clinical Documentation Committee

2009-present, Member, Clinical Decision Support Committee

2008-present, Physician Clinical Champion, CHOPlink

2008-present, Member, Cardiac Center Clinical Outreach Committee

2008-present, Member, Therapeutic Standards Committee

2008-present, Physician Clinical Champion, Cardiac Center Epic Implementation Team

2008-present, Co-Chairman, Cardiac Center Information Systems Operations Committee

Leadership and Memberships

1999-present, Member, American Heart Association, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young

American College of Cardiology

  • 1994-present, Member
  • 1997-present, Fellow
  • 2005-present, Section of Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology
  • 2006-present, Committee Member, Quality Measures Working Group, Section of Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology, American College of Cardiology
  • 2009-present, Member, Task Force on Data Standards in Adult Cardiology for the Electronic Health Record
  • 2009-present, Chairman, Task Force on Data Standards in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology for the Electronic Health Record
  • 2011-present, Member, Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium

American Academy of Pediatrics

  • 1991-present, Member
  • 1994-present, Fellow
  • 1997-present, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Section