Robert A. Palermo, DO, FACC

Robert A. Palermo, DO, FACC

Robert A. Palermo, DO, FACC, is a pediatric cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Fetal echocardiography, Preventive Cardiology, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia
Locations: Cardiac Center, Allentown
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

DO - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology - Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Palermo RA, Monge MC, Charrow JM, Costello JM, Epting CL. Masquerading Acidosis after Bypass: A Case of Propionic Acidemia and Congenital Heart Disease. World J. For Pediatric and Congenit. Heart Surg. 2015;6(2):291-294. PMID: 25870350.

Palermo RA, Louks HA, Wald EL, Wainwright MS, Costello JM, Eltayeb OM, Backer CL, Epting CL. Metabolic uncoupling following cardiopulmonary bypass. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015;10(6):E250-E257. PMID: 26219520.

2014

Gidding SS, Palermo RA, Deloach SS, Keith SW, Falkner B. Associations of cardiac structure with obesity, blood pressure, inflammation, and insulin resistance in African-American adolescents. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Feb;35(2):307-14. PMID: 24096716.

2011

Selbst SM, Palermo RA, Durani Y, Giordano K. Adolescent Chest Pain – Is It the Heart. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med. 2011;12(4):289-300.
 

Books

Chapters

2015

Palermo RA and Grasso F. Anatomy and Preoperative Physiology of Common Single Ventricle Lesions. In: Jones M, Klugman D, Fitzgerald R, Kohr LM, Costello JC, Berger, JT, Bronicki R ed. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Handbook. 1st ed. Washington DC: Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Books;2015:132-136.

2011

Palermo RA and Zinn M. Patent Ductus Arteriosus In: McMahon MC and Stryjewski GR ed. Pediatrics A Competency-Based Companion. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier;2011:552-556.

Awards and Honors

Parkview Hospital Physicians Scholarship, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

William Goldman Foundation Scholarship, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

PCOM Alumni Association Scholarship, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Sigma Sigma Phi, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Superstar award, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Research Scholar's Day best second year fellow clinical research project, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Young Investigator Award Winner, Section on Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference 2014

Educational Travel Grant Award Winner, Section on Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference 2014
 

Leadership and Memberships

2014-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2012-present, American College of Cardiology
2011-present, American Heart Association