Aaron T. Dorfman, MD, is the Medical Director of the South New Jersey Section of CHOP Cardiology, and Director of New Jersey Cardiology Satellite Operations. He is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
Parnell A, Dorfman A, Brothers J: Preventive Cardiology. Pediatric Practice: Cardiology. Gleason M, Rychik J, Shaddy R (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2012.
Posters and Presentations
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.
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.
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.
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
2019-2022, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in Pediatric Cardiology
2012, 2014-2023, South Jersey Magazine's Top Physicians in Pediatric Cardiology
2021, Paul M Weinberg Award for Distinguished Teaching – CHOP Cardiology
2013-2021, "Top Docs for Kids" - SJ Magazine
2016, "Best Doctors - Reader's Choice" - South Jersey Magazine
2016, Early Career Faculty Honor Roll- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Editorial and Academic 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
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