Alexa Hogarty, MD

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Alexa Hogarty, MD, is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with special interest in pediatric exercise physiology and cardiac pathology.

Areas of Expertise: Cardiac pathology, Echocardiography, Hypercholesterolemia, Pediatric exercise physiology
Locations: Pediatric Cardiologists in Brandywine Valley, PA; Main Hospital; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Pediatric Cardiologists in Exton, PA; Specialty Care, Bryn Mawr

Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


Pediatrics - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


Pediatrics - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


Pediatric Cardiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Fourth Year Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology, Non-invasive Imaging and Exercise Physiology, Clinical Research Scholar Program - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services




Matsubara D, Kauffman HL, Wang Y, Calderon-Anyosa R, Nadaraj S, Elias MD, White TJ, Torowicz DL, Yubbu P, Giglia TM, Hogarty AN, Rossano JW, Quartermain MD, Banerjee A. : Echocardiographic Findings in Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With CPVID-19 in the United States. J AM Coll Cardiol 17(76): 1947-1961, Oct 2020.


McElhinney DB, Yang SG, Hogarty AN, Rychik J, Gleason MM, Zachary CH, Rome JJ, Karl TR, DeCampli WM, Spray TL, and Gaynor JW.: Recurrent arch obstruction after repair of isolated coarctation of the aorta in neonates and young infants: Is low weight a risk factor? Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 122(5): 883-890, Nov 2001.


Hogarty AN, Leahey A, Zhao H, Hogarty MD, Bunin N, Cnaan A, Paridon SM.: Longitudinal Evaluation of Cardiopulmonary Performance During Exercise Following Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children. Journal of Pediatrics 136(3): 311-317, Mar 2000.


Donofrio MT, Jacobs ML, Spray TL, Cohen MS, Hogarty AN, Rychik J.: Early changes in preload, afterload, and systolic ventricular function in the single ventricle after superior cavopulmonary connection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 9(3): 373, May-June 1997.


Billet AL, Carls A, Gelber RD, Sallan SE.: Allergic reactions to Erwinia asparaginase in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who had previous allergic reactions to Escherichia coli asparaginase. Cancer 70(1): 201-206, Jul 1992.


Flanagan MF, Leatherman GF, Carls A, Keane JF, Selwyun AP, Lock JE.: Changing trends in congenital heart disease in adults:  A catheterization laboratory perspective. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 12(4): 215-218, 1986.




Menteer JD, Hogarty AN, Chrisant MRK: Heart Failure in Pediatrics. Prerequisites in Pediatric Cardiology. Lou Bell, Senior Editor.  Victoria Vetter, Guest Editor (eds.). 2005.


Hogarty AN.: Aortic Valve Stenosis. The Five Minute Pediatric Consult, Second Edition. William Schwartz (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Page: 130-131, 1999 Notes: Published in Baltimore.


Hogarty AN, Leahey A, Bunin N, Zhao H, Cnaan A, Carey A, Paridon SM.: Cardiopulmonary performance during exercise after paediatric bone marrow transplantation. Children and Exercise XIX: Proceedings from XIXth International Symposium of Pediatric Work Physiology. N. Armstrong, B. Kirby, J. Welsman (eds.). E & FN Spon, Chapman and Hall: Page: 465-471, 1997 Notes: Published in London, England.

Posters and Presentations


Yin SM,Viswanathan V,Banerjee A,Hogarty A,Palermo R,Preminger T: Coronary Artery Dilation in Patients with Isolated Severe Anemia. Cardiology 2020 Conference Feb 2020 Notes: Reference for Poster.

Awards and Honors

2022, Main Line Today Top Docs, Pediatric Cardiology

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2018-present, Medical Consultant, Medical Travel Advisory Committee, Make-A-Wish Foundation
2010-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
1998-present, American Society of Echocardiography