Danielle S. Burstein, MD

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Danielle S. Burstein, MD, is an attending cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric heart failure and transplantation, Exercise physiology, General pediatric cardiology
Locations: Main Hospital

Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Internship

Pediatrics - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Residency

Pediatrics - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Heart Failure, Transplant and Exercise Physiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

White, B. R.,  Savla, J. J.,  Burstein, D. S.,  Mascio, C. E.,  O'Connor, M. J.,  Szwast, A. L.,  Rogers, L. S.: Interventricular septal hematoma complicating placement of a ventricular assist device in an infant and support with bi-atrial cannulation. JTCVS Tech 1: 90-92, 2020.

Stidham, J.,  Feingold, B.,  Almond, C. S.,  Burstein, D. S.,  Krack, P.,  Price, J. F.,  Schumacher, K. R.,  Spinner, J. A.,  Rosenthal, D. N.,  Lorts, A.,  Godown, J.: Establishing Baseline Metrics of Heart Failure Medication Use in Children: A Collaborative Effort from the ACTION Network. Pediatr Cardiol 2020.

Edelson, J. B.,  Griffis, H.,  Burstein, D. S.,  Zhang, X.,  Rossano, J. W.,  Lin, K. Y.,  O'Connor, M. J.: The Impact of Syndromic Genetic Disorders on Medical Management and Mortality in Pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients. Pediatr Cardiol 41(6): 1180-1189, 2020.

Burstein, D. S.,  McBride, M. G.,  Rossano, J. W.,  O'Connor, M. J.,  Lin, K. Y.,  Mascio, C. E.,  White, R.,  Iacobellis, K.,  Rosenthal, T.,  Paridon, S. M.: Increasing Pump Speed During Exercise Training Improves Exercise Capacity in Children with Ventricular Assist Devices. ASAIO J 2020.

Burstein, D. S.,  McBride, M. G.,  Min, J.,  Paridon, A. A.,  Perelman, S.,  Huffman, E. M.,  O'Malley, S.,  Del Grosso, J.,  Groepenhoff, H.,  Paridon, S. M.,  Brothers, J. A.: Normative Values for Cardiopulmonary Exercise Stress Testing Using Ramp Cycle Ergometry in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr 2020.

Burstein, D. S.,  Gaynor, J. W.,  Griffis, H.,  Ritter, A.,  OʼConnor, M. J.,  Rossano, J. W.,  Lin, K. Y.,  Ahrens-Nicklas, R. C.: Genetic variant burden and adverse outcomes in pediatric cardiomyopathy. Pediatr Res 2020.

Almond, C. S.,  Chen, S.,  Dykes, J. C.,  Kwong, J.,  Burstein, D. S.,  Rosenthal, D. N.,  Kipps, A. K.,  Teuteberg, J.,  Murray, J. M.,  Kaufman, B. D.,  Hollander, S. A.,  Profita, E.,  Yarlagadda, V. Y.,  Sacks, L. D.,  Chen, C. Y.: The Stanford acute heart failure symptom score for patients hospitalized with heart failure. J Heart Lung Transplant 2020.

Gabriel A Hernandez, Alejandro Lemor, Daniel Clark, Vanessa Blumer, Danielle Burstein, Ryan Byrne, Rachel Fowler, Benjamin Frischhertz, Emily Sandhaus, Kelly Schlendorf, Sandip Zalawadiya, JoAnn Lindenfeld, Jonathan N Menachem: Heart Transplantation and In-Hospital Outcomes in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients With Fontan: A Decade Nationwide Analysis From 2004 to 2014. J Card Surg 35(3): 603-608, March 2020.

2019

Danielle S. Burstein MD, Rachel K. Hopper MD, Elisa K. McCarthy MD, Keeley Hall BS, Rachel Schatzberger PhD, Yoram Palti MD PhD, Jeffrey A. Feinstein MD MPH: Pulmonary Lung Doppler Signals: Normative Data in a Pediatric Population Compared with Adults  Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 33(6): 1055-1060, December 2019.

Burstein Danielle S, Gray Patrick E, Griffis Heather M, Glatz Andrew C, Cohen Meryl S, Gaynor J William, Goldberg David J: Preoperative Clinical and Echocardiographic Factors Associated with Surgical Timing and Outcomes in Primary Repair of Common Atrioventricular Canal Defect. Pediatric cardiology 40(5): 1057-1063, Jun 2019.

Menachem Jonathan N, Reza Nosheen, Mazurek Jeremy A, Burstein Danielle, Birati Edo Y, Fox Arieh, Kim Yuli Y, Molina Maria, Partington Sara L, Tanna Monique, Tobin Lynda, Wald Joyce, Goldberg Lee R: Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing-A Valuable Tool, Not Gatekeeper When Referring Patients With Adult Congenital Heart Disease for Transplant Evaluation. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 10(3): 286-291, May 2019.

Burstein Danielle S, Li Yimei, Getz Kelly D, Huang Yuan-Shung V, Rossano Joseph W, O'Connor Matthew J, Lin Kimberly Y, Aplenc Richard: Mortality, Resource Utilization, and Inpatient Costs Vary Among Pediatric Heart Transplant Indications: A Merged Data Set Analysis From the United Network for Organ Sharing and Pediatric Health Information Systems Databases. Journal of Cardiac Failure 25(1): 27-35, Jan 2019.

2018

Burstein Danielle S, Shamszad Pirouz, Dai Dingwei, Almond Christopher S, Price Jack F, Lin Kimberly Y, O'Connor Matthew J, Shaddy Robert E, Mascio Christopher E, Rossano Joseph W: Significant mortality, morbidity and resource utilization associated with advanced heart failure in congenital heart disease in children and young adults. American Heart Journal 209(1): 9-19, Dec 2018.

Burstein D, Mille F, Cohen M, Ravishankar C: A new, expanded approach to pediatric cardiology fellowship orientation. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 50: 23-28, September 2018.

Getz Kelly D, He Christy, Li Yimei, Huang Yuan-Shung V, Burstein Danielle S, Rossano Joseph, Aplenc Richard: Successful merging of data from the United Network for Organ Sharing and the Pediatric Health Information System databases. Pediatric Transplantation 22(5): e13168, Aug 2018.

Burstein Danielle S, Maude Shannon, Grupp Stephen, Griffis Heather, Rossano Joseph, Lin Kimberly: Cardiac Profile of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy in Children: A Single-Institution Experience. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 24(8): 1590-1595, Aug 2018.

2017

Snarr Brian S, Liu Michael Y, Zuckerberg Jeremy C, Falkensammer Christine B, Nadaraj Sumekala, Burstein Danielle, Ho Deborah, Gardner Monique A, Butto Arene, Ewing Stanford G, Pandian Natesa G, Banerjee Anirban: The Parasternal Short-Axis View Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Inferior Sinus Venosus Type of Atrial Septal Defects by Transthoracic Echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 30(3): 209-215, Mar 2017.

2012

Pasquali Sara K, Li Jennifer S, Burstein Danielle S, Sheng Shubin, O'Brien Sean M, Jacobs Marshall L, Jaquiss Robert D B, Peterson Eric D, Gaynor J William, Jacobs Jeffrey P: Association of center volume with mortality and complications in pediatric heart surgery. Pediatrics 129(2): e370-6, Feb 2012.

2011

Burstein Danielle S, Jacobs Jeffrey P, Li Jennifer S, Sheng Shubin, O'Brien Sean M, Rossi Anthony F, Checchia Paul A, Wernovsky Gil, Welke Karl F, Peterson Eric D, Jacobs Marshall L, Pasquali Sara K: Care models and associated outcomes in congenital heart surgery. Pediatrics 127(6): e1482-9, Jun 2011.

Burstein Danielle S, Mavroudis Constantine, Puchalski Michael D, Stewart Robert D, Blanco Carlos J, Jacobs Marshall L: Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations in Heterotaxy Syndrome: The Case for Early, Direct Hepatic Vein-to-Azygos Vein Connection. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 2(1): 119-28, Jan 2011.

2010

Pasquali Sara K, Burstein Danielle S, Benjamin Daniel K, Smith P Brian, Li Jennifer S: Globalization of pediatric research: analysis of clinical trials completed for pediatric exclusivity. Pediatrics 126(3): e687-92, Sep 2010.

Burstein Danielle S, Rossi Anthony F, Jacobs Jeffrey P, Checchia Paul A, Wernovsky Gil, Li Jennifer S, Pasquali Sara K: Variation in models of care delivery for children undergoing congenital heart surgery in the United States. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 1(1): 8-14, Apr 2010.

Books

Chapters

2020

Steve Paridon, Julie Brothers, Danielle Burstein, Paul Stephens: Exercise Screening and Sports Participation. Moss & Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Including the Fetus and Young Adult. Hugh D Allen, Robert E Shaddy, Daniel J Penny, Timothy F Feltes, Frank Cetta (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, 2020.

Maully Shah, Danielle Burstein, Matthew Harris: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Moss & Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children and Adolescents, Including the Fetus and Young Adult. Hugh D Allen, Robert E Shaddy, Daniel J Penny, Timothy F Feltes, Frank Cetta (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, Tenth Edition, 2020.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Burstein D, Gray P, Griffis H, Glatz A, Cohen M, Gaynor J, Goldberg D: Echocardiographic predictors of primary common atrioventricular canal repair outcomes. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Echocardiography, Nashville, TN June 2018.

Burstein D, McBride M, Rossano J, O'Connor M, Lin K, Paridon S: Exercise Training in Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Recipient. Poster presentation at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Nice, France April 2018.

Burstein D, Li Y, Getz K, Huang Y, Rossano J, O'Connor M, Lin K, Aplenc R: Comparing outcomes among pediatric heart transplant indications using a novel, merged data set from the United Network for Organ Sharing and the Pediatric Health Information Systems (UNOS-PHIS) databases. Poster presentation at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Nice, France April 2018.

Burstein D, Li Y, Getz K, Huang Y, Rossano J, O'Connor M, Lin K, Aplenc R: Comparing resource utilization among pediatric heart transplant indications using a novel, merged data set from the United Network for Organ Sharing and the Pediatric Health Information Systems (UNOS-PHIS) databases. Poster presentation at the 67th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL March 2018.

Invited Lectures

2020

Burstein Danielle S. "Exercise Evaluation and Rehabilitation in Pediatric Heart Failure: The Science and Practice" CHOP Pediatric & Congenital Heart Talks, Philadelphia, PA. Oct 2020.

2019

Burstein Danielle S. "Exercise In Pediatric Cardiomyopathy." Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation Webinar. Dec 2019.

Burstein Danielle S. "Exercise in Pediatric Cardiomyopathy." Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation Living with Cardiomyopathy Conference, Philadelphia, PA. Oct 2019.

Burstein Danielle S. "Genetic variant burden and outcomes in pediatric cardiomyopathy." CHOP Genetics Grand Rounds, Philadelphia, PA. June 2019.

Burstein Danielle S. "Exercise Physiology Lecture Series." Dallas Children's Hospital, Dallas, TX. Jan 2019.

2018

Burstein Danielle S. "Exercise recommendations for transitioning adult congenital heart disease patients." First Annual Adult Congenital Heart Disease Transition Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. Nov 2018

Awards and Honors

2019, American Heart Association 2019 Young Investigator Award Finalist
2018, Best Poster Abstract on Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Research, International Pediatric Heart Failure Summit
2018, Ann Newman Fellow Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2017, Young Investigator Award, International Conference on Cardiomyopathy in Children
2013-2015, Teaching Honor Roll with Letter of Distinction, Stanford Pediatrics Residency
2012, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
2012, Alice Paige Cleveland Award for Outstanding Leadership Qualities, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
2012, Honors Distinction in Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
2010, Crile Research Fellowship Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
2007, Distinguished Major with Highest Distinction, University of Virginia

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2020-present, Reviewer, IJC Heart & Vasculature
2018-present, Reviewer, World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
2017-present, Reviewer, Pediatrics

Academic and Institutional Committees

2019-present, Pediatric Heart Failure Committee Co-Leader, ACTION Learning Network
2018-present, CHOP Ventricular Assist Device Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2017-present, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation