Education and Training

Medical School

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

Internship

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

Residency

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

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Clinical Research Certificate Program - Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

Medical Director, Specialty Care Center - Voorhees

Director, New Jersey Cardiology Satellite Operations

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Prakash SK, Lugo-Ruiz S, Rivera-Davila M, Rubio N, Shah AN, Knickmeyer RC, Scurlock C, Crenshaw M, Davis SM, Lorigan GA, Dorfman AT, Rubin K, Maslen C, Bamba V, Kruska, P, Silberbach M: The Turner syndrome research registry: Creating equipoise between investigators and participants. Am. J. Med. Genet 181C: 7-12, 2019.

2008

Dorfman Aaron T, Marino Bradley S, Wernovsky Gil, Tabbutt Sarah, Ravishankar Chitra, Godinez Rodolfo I, Priestley Margaret, Dodds Kathryn M, Rychik Jack, Gruber Peter J, Gaynor J William, Levy Richard J, Nicolson Susan C, Montenegro Lisa M, Spray Thomas L, Dominguez Troy E: Critical heart disease in the neonate: presentation and outcome at a tertiary care center. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies 9(2): 193-202, Mar 2008.

Abstracts

2019

Lin AE, Kinane TB, Paul, Learn CP, Caruso PA, Buch KA, Weagle KM, Camarda J, Dorfman AT, Wangler MF; Morris SA, Ghoshhajra BB, Gheewalla G, Chou EL, Lindsay ME: Myhre syndrome is associated with a distinctive vasculopathy. Vasculopathy September 2019.

Becker AE, Dorfman AT, Fitzgerald J, Dunn M: 2 Month Old with Respiratory Failure: A Shock-ing Diagnosis. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference July 2019 Notes: Seattle, WA.

Books

Chapters

2012

Parnell A, Dorfman A, Brothers J: Preventive Cardiology. Pediatric Practice: Cardiology. Gleason M, Rychik J, Shaddy R (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2012.

Posters and Presentations

2021

Osborne AD, Corder W, Rintoul NE, Maschhoff KL, Taha DK, Christ L, Laje P, Connelly JC, Dorfman AT.: Case Report: Premature closure of the ductus arteriosus with prenatal acetaminophen use requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Neonatal ECMO Session, 37th Annual Children's National Symposium: ECMO & the Advanced Therapies for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure, February 22, 2021: Virtual poster presentation 2021.

Invited Lectures

2021

Dorfman Aaron T. "Cardiac Risk Evaluation in Children in the Era of COVID-19" Pediatric Grand Rounds.  Penn Medicine Princeton Health -Presented Virtually, Princeton, NJ. Jan 2021.

2020

Dorfman Aaron T. "Chest Pain, Syncope, and Palpitations", Advanced Lecture Series. PM Pediatrics - Presented Virtually, Lake Success, NY. Dec 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Pearls in Managing Patients and Families with Turner Syndrome", GenTAC Alliance Aortic Summit, Ann Arbor, MI - Presented Virtually. Oct 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Evaluation of the Newborn with Suspected Cardiac Disease", Virtua Hospitalist Education Series, Virtua Voorhees -Presented Virtually, Voorhees, NJ. Sept 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Cardiac Risk Evaluation in Children in the Era of COVID-19",CHOP at Virtua Fall Symposium, Virtua Voorhees -Presented Virtually, Voorhees, NJ. Sept 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Pediatric Cardiology" Physician's Assistant Program - Pediatrics Core Lecture, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. June 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Cardiac Risk Evaluation in School Aged Children", New Jersey State School Nurses Association Spring 2020 Conference, Princeton, NJ   - Cancelled due to COVID-19. Mar 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Syncope, Chest Pain and Hypertension", Visiting Professor Lecture Series, Advocare Lerch and Amato Pediatrics, Gibbsboro, NJ. Jan 2020.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Syncope, Chest Pain and Hypertension", Visiting Professor Lecture Series, Advocare Medford Pediatrics, Medford, NJ. Jan 2020.

2019

Dorfman Aaron T. "Cardiac Murmurs and Common Cardiac Concerns in School Aged Children" Cardiology for Primary Care, 9th Annual Lourdes Cardiology Symposium.  Cherry Hill, NJ. Sept 2019.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Pediatric Cardiology", Physician's Assistant Program - Pediatrics Core Lecture, Thomas Jefferson University, Atlantic City, NJ. June 2019.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Evaluation of the Newborn with Suspected Cardiac Disease",Pediatric Grand Rounds, AtlantiCare Health System, Galloway, NJ. June 2019.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Pediatric Cardiology", Physician's Assistant Program - Pediatrics Core Lecture, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. June 2019.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Cardiac Murmurs and Common Cardiac Concerns in School Aged Children", Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention, The Golden Nugget, Atlantic City, NJ. Apr 2019.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Newborn Cardiac Evaluation", Visiting Professor Lecture Series, Salem Road Pediatrics, Burlington Township, NJ. Mar 2019.

Dorfman Aaron T. "Syncope, Overview and Red Flags", CHOP Community Hospitalist Grand Rounds, Teleconference to multiple locations, Voorhees, NJ. Jan 2019.

Awards and Honors

2019-2020, "Top Doctors 2019" - Philadelphia Magazine
2017, District Counselor - NJ Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
2016, "Best Doctors - Reader's Choice" - South Jersey Magazine
2016, Early Career Faculty Honor Roll- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2014-2017, 2021, "Top Children's Physicians" - South Jersey Magazine
2013-2021, "Top Docs for Kids"  - SJ Magazine
2012, 2017-2020, "Top Physicians" - South Jersey Magazine
2000, First Place, Organic Chemistry, Intercollegiate Student Chemist Convention - Muhlenberg College
2000, Katherine Jamison Scholarship - The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1999, Board of Trustees, Student Liaison - Muhlenberg College
1999, Student Body Vice President - Muhlenberg College

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2018-present, Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Medical Genetics
2010-present, Peer Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care

Academic and Institutional Committees

2021-present, Cardiac Center Outpatient Operations Committee
2021-present, Philly Spin-In Organizational Committee
2019-present, EPIC optimization for Cardiology Workgroup
2017-present, Cardiac Center Strategic Growth and Capacity Group
2017-present, Echocardiography Lab Quality Improvement Core Team
2010-present, Non-Committee Interviewer, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Related Cardiovascular Conditions - Patients, Families, and Clinicians Education and Communication Working Group
2017-present, Scientific Advisory Board, Turner Resource Network
2017-present, American Academy of Pediatrics