Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Internship

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Residency

Pediatrics - Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology - Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Attending Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

Goldberg David J, Zak Victor, Goldstein Bryan H, Schumacher Kurt R, Rhodes Jonathan, Penny Daniel J, Petit Christopher J, Ginde Salil, Menon Shaji C, Kim Seong-Ho, Kim Gi Beom, Nowlen Todd T, DiMaria Michael V, Frischhertz Benjamin P, Wagner Jonathan B, McHugh Kimberly E, McCrindle Brian W, Shillingford Amanda J, Sabati Arash A, Yetman Anji T, John Anitha S, Richmond Marc E, Files Matthew D, Payne R Mark, Mackie Andrew S, Davis Christopher K, Shahanavaz Shabana, Hill Kevin D, Garg Ruchira, Jacobs Jeffrey P, Hamstra Michelle S, Woyciechowski Stacy, Rathge Kathleen A, McBride Michael G, Frommelt Peter C, Russell Mark W, Urbina Elaine M, Yeager James L, Pemberton Victoria L, Stylianou Mario P, Pearson Gail D, Paridon Stephen M: Results of the FUEL Trial. Circulation 141(8): 641-651, Feb 2020.

2019

Bhatt Shivani M, Elci Okan U, Wang Yan, Goldmuntz Elizabeth, McBride Michael, Paridon Stephen, Mercer-Rosa Laura: Determinants of Exercise Performance in Children and Adolescents with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Using Stress Echocardiography. Pediatric cardiology 40(1): 71-78, Jan 2019.

Bhatt Shivani M, Wang Yan, Elci Okan U, Goldmuntz Elizabeth, McBride Michael, Paridon Stephen, Mercer-Rosa Laura: Right Ventricular Contractile Reserve Is Impaired in Children and Adolescents With Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: An Exercise Strain Imaging Study. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 32(1): 135-144, Jan 2019.

2018

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Fogel Mark A, Paridon Stephen M, Rychik Jack, Yang Wei, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Revisiting the End-Diastolic Forward Flow (Restrictive Physiology) in Tetralogy of Fallot: An Exercise, Echocardiographic, and Magnetic Resonance Study. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging Mar 2018.

O'Byrne Michael L, McBride Michael G, Paridon Stephen, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Association of Habitual Activity and Body Mass Index in Survivors of Congenital Heart Surgery: A Study of Children and Adolescents With Tetralogy of Fallot, Transposition of the Great Arteries, and Fontan Palliation. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 9(2): 177-184, Mar 2018.

Avitabile Catherine M, Goldberg David J, Leonard Mary B, Wei Zhenglun Alan, Tang Elaine, Paridon Stephen M, Yoganathan Ajit P, Fogel Mark A, Whitehead Kevin K: Leg lean mass correlates with exercise systemic output in young Fontan patients. Heart (British Cardiac Society) 104(8): 680-684, Apr 2018.

Goldberg David J, Zak Victor, Goldstein Bryan H, McCrindle Brian W, Menon Shaji C, Schumacher Kurt R, Payne R Mark, Rhodes Jonathan, McHugh Kimberly E, Penny Daniel J, Trachtenberg Felicia, Hamstra Michelle S, Richmond Marc E, Frommelt Peter C, Files Matthew D, Yeager James L, Pemberton Victoria L, Stylianou Mario P, Pearson Gail D, Paridon Stephen M: Design and rationale of the Fontan Udenafil Exercise Longitudinal (FUEL) trial. American heart journal 201: 1-8, Jul 2018.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Zhang Xuemei, Tanel Ronn E, Rychik Jack, Fogel Mark A, Paridon Stephen M, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Perioperative Factors Influence the Long-Term Outcomes of Children and Adolescents with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatric cardiology 39(7): 1433-1439, Oct 2018.

2017

Elias Matthew D, Meza James, McCrindle Brian W, Brothers Julie A, Paridon Stephen, Cohen Meryl S: Effects of Exercise Restriction on Patients With Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 8(1): 18-24, Jan 2017.

Bhat Misha, Mercer-Rosa Laura, Fogel Mark A, Harris Matthew A, Paridon Stephen M, McBride Michael G, Shults Justine, Zhang Xuemei, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Longitudinal changes in adolescents with TOF: implications for care. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging 18(3): 356-363, Mar 2017.

O'Byrne Michael L, Desai Sanyukta, Lane Megan, McBride Michael, Paridon Stephen, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Relationship Between Habitual Exercise and Performance on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Differs Between Children With Single and Biventricular Circulations. Pediatric cardiology 38(3): 472-483, Mar 2017.

Goldberg David J, Zak Victor, Goldstein Bryan H, Chen Shan, Hamstra Michelle S, Radojewski Elizabeth A, Maunsell Eileen, Mital Seema, Menon Shaji C, Schumacher Kurt R, Payne R Mark, Stylianou Mario, Kaltman Jonathan R, deVries Tina M, Yeager James L, Paridon Stephen M: Results of a phase I/II multi-center investigation of udenafil in adolescents after fontan palliation. American heart journal 188: 42-52, Jun 2017.

Goldmuntz Elizabeth, Cassedy Amy, Mercer-Rosa Laura, Fogel Mark A, Paridon Stephen M, Marino Bradley S: Exercise Performance and 22q11.2 Deletion Status Affect Quality of Life in Tetralogy of Fallot. The Journal of pediatrics 189: 162-168, Oct 2017.

Tang Elaine, Wei Zhenglun Alan, Whitehead Kevin K, Khiabani Reza H, Restrepo Maria, Mirabella Lucia, Bethel James, Paridon Stephen M, Marino Bradley S, Fogel Mark A, Yoganathan Ajit P: Effect of Fontan geometry on exercise haemodynamics and its potential implications. Heart (British Cardiac Society) 103(22): 1806-1812, 11 2017.

2016

Brothers Julie A, Kim Timothy S, Fogel Mark A, Whitehead Kevin K, Morrison Tonia M, Paridon Stephen M, Harris Matthew A: Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging characterizes stenosis, perfusion, and fibrosis preoperatively and postoperatively in children with anomalous coronary arteries. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery Jan 2016.

Wei Zhenglun, Whitehead Kevin K, Khiabani Reza H, Tree Michael, Tang Elaine, Paridon Stephen M, Fogel Mark A, Yoganathan Ajit P: Respiratory Effects on Fontan Circulation During Rest and Exercise Using Real-Time Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The Annals of thoracic surgery 101(5): 1818-25, May 2016.

Goldberg David J, French Benjamin, Szwast Anita L, McBride Michael G, Paridon Stephen M, Rychik Jack, Mercer-Rosa Laura: Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion correlates with exercise capacity in a cohort of patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome after Fontan operation. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) Sep 2016.

Sing Alan C, Tsaur Stephen, Paridon Stephen M, Brothers Julie A: Quality of life and exercise performance in unoperated children with anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus of valsalva. Cardiology in the young Page: 1-10, Sep 2016.

2015

Brothers Julie A, Whitehead Kevin K, Keller Marc S, Fogel Mark A, Paridon Stephen M, Weinberg Paul M, Harris Matthew A: Cardiac MRI and CT: differentiation of normal ostium and intraseptal course from slitlike ostium and interarterial course in anomalous left coronary artery in children. AJR. American journal of roentgenology 204(1): W104-9, Jan 2015.

Khiabani Reza H, Whitehead Kevin K, Han David, Restrepo Maria, Tang Elaine, Bethel James, Paridon Stephen M, Fogel Mark A, Yoganathan Ajit P: Exercise capacity in single-ventricle patients after Fontan correlates with haemodynamic energy loss in TCPC. Heart (British Cardiac Society) 101(2): 139-43, Jan 2015.

Wittlieb-Weber Carol A, Lin Kimberly Y, Zaoutis Theoklis E, O'Connor Matthew J, Gerald Ken, Paridon Stephen M, Shaddy Robert E, Rossano Joseph W: Pediatric versus adult cardiomyopathy and heart failure-related hospitalizations: a value-based analysis. Journal of cardiac failure 21(1): 76-82, Jan 2015.

Khiabani Reza H, Whitehead Kevin K, Han David, Restrepo Maria, Tang Elaine, Bethel James, Paridon Stephen M, Fogel Mark A, Yoganathan Ajit P: RE: does TCPC power loss really affect exercise capacity? Heart (British Cardiac Society) Feb 2015.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Paridon Stephen M, Fogel Mark A, Rychik Jack, Tanel Ronn E, Zhao Huaqing, Zhang Xuemei, Yang Wei, Shults Justine, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: 22q11.2 deletion status and disease burden in children and adolescents with tetralogy of fallot. Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 8(1): 74-81, Feb 2015.

O'Connor Matthew J, Keeshan Britton C, Lin Kimberly Y, Monos Dimitrios, Lind Curt, Paridon Stephen M, Mascio Christopher E, Shaddy Robert E, Rossano Joseph W: Changes in the methodology of pre-heart transplant human leukocyte antibody assessment: an analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database. Clinical transplantation 29(9): 842-50, Sep 2015.

Kevin K Whitehead, Matthew A Harris, Stephen M Paridon, Elaine Tang, Zhenglun (Alan) Wei, Ajit P Yoganathan, Mark A Fogel: Relationship between collateral flow and exercise performance in Fontan patients: an exercise CMR study. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  December 2015.

2014

O'Byrne Michael L, Mercer-Rosa Laura, Zhao Huaqing, Zhang Xuemei, Yang Wei, Tanel Ronn E, Marino Bradley S, Cassedy Amy, Fogel Mark A, Rychik Jack, Paridon Stephen, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Morbidity in children and adolescents after surgical correction of interrupted aortic arch. Pediatric cardiology 35(3): 386-92, Mar 2014.

Wittlieb-Weber Carol A, Cohen Meryl S, McBride Michael G, Paridon Stephen M, Stephens Paul: Authors' reply. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 27(3): 341-2, Mar 2014.

Opotowsky Alexander R, Landzberg Michael J, Earing Michael G, Wu Fred M, Triedman John K, Casey Alicia, Ericson Dawn A, Systrom David, Paridon Stephen M, Rhodes Jonathan: Abnormal Spirometry after the Fontan Procedure is Common and Associated with Impaired Aerobic Capacity. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology May 2014.

Savla Jill, Lin Kimberly Y, Lefkowitz Debra S, Paridon Stephen M, William Gaynor J, Hammond Rachel, Shaddy Robert E, Rossano Joseph W: Adolescent age and heart transplantation outcomes in myocarditis or congenital heart disease. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation May 2014.

Atz Andrew M, Zak Victor, Mahony Lynn, Uzark Karen, Shrader Peter, Gallagher Dianne, Paridon Stephen M, Williams Richard V, Breitbart Roger E, Colan Steven D, Kaltman Jonathan R, Margossian Renee, Pasquali Sara K, Allen Kerstin, Lai Wyman W, Korsin Rosalind, Marino Bradley S, Mirarchi Nicole, McCrindle Brian W: Survival Data and Predictors of Functional Outcome an Average of 15 Years after the Fontan Procedure: The Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cohort. Congenital heart disease Jun 2014.

Avitabile Catherine M, Leonard Mary B, Zemel Babette S, Brodsky Jill L, Lee Dale, Dodds Kathryn, Hayden-Rush Christina, Whitehead Kevin K, Goldmuntz Elizabeth, Paridon Stephen M, Rychik Jack, Goldberg David J: Lean mass deficits, vitamin D status and exercise capacity in children and young adults after Fontan palliation. Heart (British Cardiac Society) Jun 2014.

Lacro Ronald V, Dietz Harry C, Sleeper Lynn A, Yetman Anji T, Bradley Timothy J, Colan Steven D, Pearson Gail D, Selamet Tierney E Seda, Levine Jami C, Atz Andrew M, Benson D Woodrow, Braverman Alan C, Chen Shan, De Backer Julie, Gelb Bruce D, Grossfeld Paul D, Klein Gloria L, Lai Wyman W, Liou Aimee, Loeys Bart L, Markham Larry W, Olson Aaron K, Paridon Stephen M, Pemberton Victoria L, Pierpont Mary Ella, Pyeritz Reed E, Radojewski Elizabeth, Roman Mary J, Sharkey Angela M, Stylianou Mario P, Wechsler Stephanie Burns, Young Luciana T, Mahony Lynn: Atenolol versus losartan in children and young adults with Marfan's syndrome. The New England journal of medicine 371(22): 2061-71, Nov 2014.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Ingall Eitan, Zhang Xuemei, McBride Michael, Kawut Stephen, Fogel Mark, Paridon Stephen, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: The Impact of Pulmonary Insufficiency on the Right Ventricle: A Comparison of Isolated Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis and Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatric cardiology Dec 2014.

2013

Badaki-Makun O, Nadel F, Donoghue A, McBride M, Niles D, Seacrist T, Maltese M, Zhang, X, Paridon S, Nadkarni V: : Chest Compression Quality Over Time in Pediatric Resuscitations.    Pediatrics. 131(3, Mar 2013 Notes: e797-804. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1892. Epub 2013 Feb 25.

Lacro Ronald V, Guey Lin T, Dietz Harry C, Pearson Gail D, Yetman Anji T, Gelb Bruce D, Loeys Bart L, Benson D Woodrow, Bradley Timothy J, De Backer Julie, Forbus Geoffrey A, Klein Gloria L, Lai Wyman W, Levine Jami C, Lewin Mark B, Markham Larry W, Paridon Stephen M, Pierpont Mary Ella, Radojewski Elizabeth, Selamet Tierney Elif Seda, Sharkey Angela M, Wechsler Stephanie Burns, Mahony Lynn: Characteristics of children and young adults with Marfan syndrome and aortic root dilation in a randomized trial comparing atenolol and losartan therapy. American heart journal 165(5): 828-835.e3, May 2013.

Wittlieb-Weber Carol A, Paridon Stephen M, Gaynor J William, Spray Thomas L, Weber David R, Brothers Julie A: Medium-term outcome after anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery repair in a pediatric cohort. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery Aug 2013.

O'Byrne ML, Mercer-Rosa L, Zhao H, Zhang X, Yang W, Cassedy A, Fogel MA, Rychik J, Tanel RE, Marino BS, Paridon S, Goldmuntz E: Morbidity in children and adolescents after surgical correction of truncus arteriosus communis.  Am Heart J.   166(3): 512-8, Sep 2013 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2013.05.023. Epub Jul 16.

Rossano Joseph W, Lin Kimberly Y, Paridon Stephen M, Zhang Xuemei, Gaynor J William, Kaufman Beth D, Shaddy Robert E: Pediatric heart transplantation from donors with depressed ventricular function: an analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing Database. Circulation. Heart failure 6(6): 1223-9, Nov 2013.

Wittlieb-Weber Carol A, Cohen Meryl S, McBride Michael G, Paridon Stephen M, Morrow Robert, Wasserman Melissa, Wang Yan, Stephens Paul: Elevated left ventricular outflow tract velocities on exercise stress echocardiography may be a normal physiologic response in healthy youth. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 26(12): 1372-8, Dec 2013.

2012

Brothers JA, McBride MA, Paridon AA, Zhang X, Paridon SM : Fatness is not a Factor of Fitness: Analysis of Cardiorespiratory Data from Healthy Children over an Eight Year Period.      Cardiology in the Young 8: 1-7, Mar 2012 Notes: [Epub ahead of print].

Goldberg David J, French Benjamin, Szwast Anita L, McBride Michael G, Marino Bradley S, Mirarchi Nicole, Hanna Brian D, Wernovsky Gil, Paridon Stephen M, Rychik Jack: Impact of sildenafil on echocardiographic indices of myocardial performance after the Fontan operation. Pediatric cardiology 33(5): 689-96, Jun 2012.

O'Byrne ML, Mercer-Rosa L, Ingall E, McBride MG, Paridon S, Goldmuntz E: Habitual Exercise Correlates With Exercise Performance in Patients With Conotruncal Abnormalities.      Pediatr Cardiol.  27., Oct 2012 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

D'Alessandro Lisa C A, Paridon Stephen M, Gaynor J William: Successful repair of aortic valve perforation in pediatric Libman-Sacks endocarditis. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 144(6): e151-3, Dec 2012.

2011

Goldberg David J, French Benjamin, McBride Michael G, Marino Bradley S, Mirarchi Nicole, Hanna Brian D, Wernovsky Gil, Paridon Stephen M, Rychik Jack: Impact of oral sildenafil on exercise performance in children and young adults after the fontan operation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Circulation 123(11): 1185-93, Mar 2011.

Brothers Julie A, Harris Matthew A, Paridon Stephen M: Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in siblings with Marfan syndrome. Cardiology in the young 21(2): 238-40, Apr 2011.

Atz Andrew M, Zak Victor, Breitbart Roger E, Colan Steven D, Pasquali Sara K, Hsu Daphne T, Lu Minmin, Mahony Lynn, Paridon Stephen M, Puchalski Michael D, Geva Tal, McCrindle Brian W: Factors associated with serum brain natriuretic peptide levels after the Fontan procedure. Congenital heart disease 6(4): 313-21, Jul-Aug 2011.

Lin KY, Sullivan P, Salam A, Kaufman B, Paridon SM, Hanna BD, Spray TL, Weber J, RN, Shaddy R: Troponin I levels from donors accepted for pediatric heart transplantation do not predict graft survival.  J Heart Lung Transplant.  30(8): 920-7, Aug 2011

2010

McCrindle Brian W, Zak Victor, Sleeper Lynn A, Paridon Stephen M, Colan Steven D, Geva Tal, Mahony Lynn, Li Jennifer S, Breitbart Roger E, Margossian Renee, Williams Richard V, Gersony Welton M, Atz Andrew M: Laboratory measures of exercise capacity and ventricular characteristics and function are weakly associated with functional health status after Fontan procedure. Circulation 121(1): 34-42, Jan 2010.

O'Connor Matthew J, Menteer Jondavid, Chrisant Maryanne R K, Monos Dimitrios, Lind Curt, Levine Selena, Gaynor J William, Hanna Brian D, Paridon Stephen M, Ravishankar Chitra, Kaufman Beth D: Ventricular assist device-associated anti-human leukocyte antigen antibody sensitization in pediatric patients bridged to heart transplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 29(1): 109-16, Jan 2010.

Pasquali Sara K, Marino Bradley S, Powell Darryl J, McBride Michael G, Paridon Stephen M, Meyers Kevin E, Mohler Emile R, Walker Susan A, Kren Stephanie, Cohen Meryl S: Following the arterial switch operation, obese children have risk factors for early cardiovascular disease. Congenital heart disease 5(1): 16-24, Jan-Feb 2010.

Glatz Andrew C, McBride Michael G, Paridon Stephen M, Cohen Meryl S, Walker Susan A, Gaynor J William, Tanel Ronn E: Long-term noninvasive arrhythmia assessment after surgical repair of sinus venosus atrial septal defect. Congenital heart disease 5(2): 141-8, Mar-Apr 2010

McBride Michael G, Schall Joan I, Zemel Babette S, Stallings Virginia A, Ittenbach Richard F, Paridon Stephen M: Clinical and genetic correlates of exercise performance in young children with cystic fibrosis. Perceptual and motor skills 110(3 Pt 2): 995-1009, Jun 2010.

Brothers JA, McBride MG, Carter C, Spray TL, Paridon SM: Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Opposite Sinus of Valsalva: Evidence of Intermittent Ischemia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 140(2): e27-9, Aug 2010.

2009

Brothers JA, McBride MG, Seliem MA, Marino BM, Tomlinson RS, Pampaloni MH, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Paridon SM: Exercise Performance and Quality of Life Following Surgical Repair of Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery in the Pediatric Population.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137(2): 380-4, Feb 2009.

Sethna Christine B, Salerno Ann E, McBride Michael G, Shults Justine, Paridon Stephen M, Sharma Neha, Meyers Kevin E C, Leonard Mary B: Cardiorespiratory fitness in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Transplantation 88(3): 395-401, Aug 2009.

Pasquali Sara K, Marino Bradley S, Pudusseri Anita, Wernovsky Gil, Paridon Stephen M, Walker Susan A, Cohen Meryl S: Risk factors and comorbidities associated with obesity in children and adolescents after the arterial switch operation and Ross procedure. American heart journal 158(3): 473-9, Sep 2009.

Brothers JA, Gaynor JW, Paridon SM, Lorber R, Jacobs M:  Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery with an Interarterial Course (AAOCA): Understanding Current Management Strategies in Children and Young Adults.  Pediatr Cardiol  30: 911-921, 2009.

2008

Brothers Julie A, Stephens Paul, Gaynor J William, Lorber Richard, Vricella Luca A, Paridon Stephen M: Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery with an interarterial course: should family screening be routine? Journal of the American College of Cardiology 51(21): 2062-4, May 2008.

Sivarajan V Ben, Chrisant Maryanne R K, Ittenbach Richard F, Clark Bernard J, Hanna Brian D, Paridon Stephen M, Spray Thomas L, Wernovsky Gil, Gaynor J William: Prevalence and risk factors for tricuspid valve regurgitation after pediatric heart transplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 27(5): 494-500, May 2008.

Anderson PA, Sleeper LA,Mahony L, Colan SD, Atz AM, Breitbart RE, Gersony WM, MD Gallagher D, Geva T, MD Margossian R, McCrindle BW, MD, Paridon SM, Schwartz M, Stylianou M, Williams RV, Clar BJ: Contemporary Outcomes after the Fontan Procedure:  A Pediatric Heart Network Multicenter Study. J of Amer Coll Card 8;52(2): 85-98, July 2008.

Paridon Stephen M, Mitchell Paul D, Colan Steven D, Williams Richard V, Blaufox Andrew, Li Jennifer S, Margossian Renee, Mital Seema, Russell Jennifer, Rhodes Jonathan: A cross-sectional study of exercise performance during the first 2 decades of life after the Fontan operation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 52(2): 99-107, Jul 2008.

Kaufman BD, Nagle ML, Levine SR, Vijaynathan N, Hanna BD, Paridon SM, Ravishankar C, Chrisant MK: Too fat or too thin? Body Habitus Assessment in Children listed for Heart Transplant and Impact an Outcome. J Heart Lung Transplant 27(5): 508-13, 2008.

Kolansky DM, Cuchel M, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, McCrindle BW, Wiegers SE, Araujo L, Vohra Y, Defesche JC, Wilson JM, Rader DJ: Longitudinal Evaluation and Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol.  1;102(11): 1438-43, Dec 2008.

2007

Tanel Ronn E, Kirshbom Paul M, Paridon Stephen M, Hartman Diane M, Burnham Nancy B, McBride Michael G, Ittenbach Richard F, Spray Thomas L, Gaynor J William: Long-term noninvasive arrhythmia assessment after total anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair. American heart journal 153(2): 267-74, Feb 2007.

McBride Michael G, Kirshbom Paul M, Gaynor J William, Ittenbach Richard F, Wernovsky Gil, Clancy Robert R, Flynn Thomas B, Hartman Diane M, Spray Thomas L, Tanel Ronn E, Santiago Mayra C, Paridon Stephen M: Late cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal exercise performance after repair for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection during infancy. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 133(6): 1533-9, Jun 2007.

McBride Michael G, Binder Tracy Jo, Paridon Stephen M: Safety and feasibility of inpatient exercise training in pediatric heart failure: a preliminary report. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention 27(4): 219-22, Jul-Aug 2007.

Whitehead Kevin K, Pekkan Kerem, Kitajima Hiroumi D, Paridon Stephen M, Yoganathan Ajit P, Fogel Mark A: Nonlinear power loss during exercise in single-ventricle patients after the Fontan: insights from computational fluid dynamics. Circulation 116(11 Suppl): I165-71, Sep 2007.

Lacro Ronald V, Dietz Harry C, Wruck Lisa M, Bradley Timothy J, Colan Steven D, Devereux Richard B, Klein Gloria L, Li Jennifer S, Minich L LuAnn, Paridon Stephen M, Pearson Gail D, Printz Beth F, Pyeritz Reed E, Radojewski Elizabeth, Roman Mary J, Saul J Philip, Stylianou Mario P, Mahony Lynn: Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial of beta-blocker therapy (atenolol) versus angiotensin II receptor blocker therapy (losartan) in individuals with Marfan syndrome. American heart journal 154(4): 624-31, Oct 2007.

Brothers Julie A, McBride Michael G, Seliem Mohamed A, Marino Bradley S, Tomlinson Ryan S, Pampaloni Miguel H, Gaynor J William, Spray Thomas L, Paridon Stephen M: Evaluation of myocardial ischemia after surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in a series of pediatric patients. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 50(21): 2078-82, Nov 2007.

Pasquali Sara K, Marino Bradley S, McBride Michael G, Wernovsky Gil, Paridon Stephen M: Coronary artery pattern and age impact exercise performance late after the arterial switch operation. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 134(5): 1207-12, Nov 2007.

2006

Wernovsky Gil, Rome Jonathan J, Tabbutt Sarah, Rychik Jack, Cohen Meryl S, Paridon Stephen M, Webb Gary, Dodds Kathryn M, Gallagher Maureen A, Fleck Desiree A, Spray Thomas L, Vetter Victoria L, Gleason Marie M: Guidelines for the outpatient management of complex congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease 1(1-2): 10-26, Jan 2006.

Marino Bradley S, Pasquali Sara K, Wernovsky Gil, Bockoven John R, McBride Michael, Cho Catherine J, Spray Thomas L, Paridon Stephen M: Exercise performance in children and adolescents after the Ross procedure. Cardiology in the young 16(1): 40-7, Feb 2006.

McCrindle Brian W, Williams Richard V, Mitchell Paul D, Hsu Daphne T, Paridon Stephen M, Atz Andrew M, Li Jennifer S, Newburger Jane W: Relationship of patient and medical characteristics to health status in children and adolescents after the Fontan procedure. Circulation 113(8): 1123-9, Feb 2006.

Davis Julie A, McBride Michael G, Chrisant Maryanne R K, Patil Sujata M, Hanna Brian D, Paridon Stephen M: Longitudinal assessment of cardiovascular exercise performance after pediatric heart transplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 25(6): 626-33, Jun 2006.

Feltes Timothy F, Hodinka Richard L, Paridon Stephen M, Wernovsky Gil, Sondheimer Henry M: The current state of infection with respiratory syncytial virus in the setting of congenital cardiac malformations. Cardiology in the young 16 Suppl 3: 136-43, Sep 2006.

2005

Kirshbom Paul M, Flynn Thomas B, Clancy Robert R, Ittenbach Richard F, Hartman Diane M, Paridon Stephen M, Wernovsky Gil, Spray Thomas L, Gaynor J William: Late neurodevelopmental outcome after repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 129(5): 1091-7, May 2005.

2004

Silber Jeffrey H, Cnaan Avital, Clark Bernard J, Paridon Stephen M, Chin Alvin J, Rychik Jack, Hogarty Alexa N, Cohen Mitchell I, Barber Gerald, Rutkowski Monika, Kimball Thomas R, Delaat Cynthia, Steinherz Laurel J, Zhao Huaqing: Enalapril to prevent cardiac function decline in long-term survivors of pediatric cancer exposed to anthracyclines. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 22(5): 820-8, Mar 2004.

Ginsberg Jill P, Cnaan Avital, Zhao Huaqing, Clark Bernard J, Paridon Stephen M, Chin Alvin J, Rychik Jack, Hogarty Alexa N, Barber Gerald, Rutkowski Monika, Kimball Thomas R, DeLaat Cynthia, Steinherz Laurel J, Silber Jeffrey H: Using health-related quality of life measures to predict cardiac function in survivors exposed to anthracyclines. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 22(15): 3149-55, Aug 2004.

Stephens Paul, Paridon Stephen M: Exercise testing in pediatrics. Pediatric clinics of North America 51(6): 1569-87, viii, Dec 2004.

2002

Kirshborm PM, Myung RJ, Gaynor JW, Ittenbach RF, Paridon SM: Preoperative pulmonary venous obstruction affects long-term outcome for survivors of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair. Ann Thorac Surg 74(5): 1616-1620, November 2002.

Fleenor JT, Hoffman TM, Bush DM, Paridon SM, Clark BJ, Spray TL, Bridges ND: Pneumatosis Intestinalis After Pediatric Thoracic Organ Trasnplantation. Pediatrics 109(5), 2002.

Mahle WT, McBride MG, Paridon SM: Exercise Performance in Tetralogy of Fallot: The Impact of Primary Complete Repair in Infancy. Pediatric Cardiology 23(2): 224-229, 2002.

2001

Hoffman TM, Gaynor JW, Bridges ND, Paridon SM, Spray TL: Aortic homograft interposition for management of complete tracheal anastomotic disruption after heart-lung transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 121(3), March 2001.

Mahle WT, McBride MG, Paridon SM: Exercise Performance Following the Arterial Switch Operation for D-Transposition of the Great Arteries. American Journal of Cardiology 87: 753-758, 2001.

Silber JH, Cnaan A, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, Chin A, Rychik J, Barber G, Rutkowsky MM, Kimball TR, DeLaat C, Steinherz LJ, Zhao H, Tartaglione MR: Design and baseline characteristics for the ACE-inhibitor after anthracycline (AAA) study of cardiac dysfunction in pediatric oncology long-term survivors. American Heart Journal 142(4): 577-585, 2001.

2000

DiRusso GB, Clark BJ, Bridges ND, Godinez RI, Paridon SM, Spray TL, Gaynor JW: Prolonged Extracorporeal Membrance Oxygenation as Bridge to Transplantation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 69: 925-927, 2000.

Hogarty AN, Leahey A, Zhao, H, Hogarty MD, Bunin N, Cnaan A, Paridon SM: Longitudinal evaluation of cardiopulmonary performance during exercise after bone marrow transplantation in children. J Pediatr 136: 311-317, 2000.

McElhinney DB, Paridon SM, Spray TL: Aortopulmonary Window Associated with Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect. J Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 119: 1284-1285, 2000.

1999

Mahle WT, Wernovsky G, Bridges ND, Linton AB, Paridon SM: Very Early Ventricular Unloading Results in Improved Exercise Performance in Preadolescents with Single Ventricle Fontan Physiology. J Am Coll Card 34: 1637-1643, 1999.

1997

Hogarty AN, Leahey A, Bunin N, Zhao H, Cnaan A, Carey A, Paridon SM: Longitudinal Evaluation of Cardiopulmonary Performance During Exercise in Pediatric Patients Who Underwent Bone Marrow Transplantation. Proceedings of the 19th International Seminar in Pediatric Work Physiology. Chapman-Hall LTD, Page: 465-471, 1997.

Joshi VM, Carey A, Simpson P, Paridon SM: Exercise Performance Following Repair of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome:  A comparison with other Fontan Physiology. Pediatric Cardiology 18: 357-360, 1997.

Mulla N, Simpson P, Sullivan NM, Paridon SM: Determinants of Aerobic Capacity During Exercise Following Complete Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot with a Transannular Patch. Pediatric Cardiology 18: 350-356, 1997.

1996

Muzik, O, Paridon SM, Singh, TP, Morrow, WR, Dayanikli F, DiCarli MF: Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow and Flow Reserve in Children With a History of Kawasaki Disease and Normal Coronary Arteries Using Positron Emission Tomography. J Am Coll of Cardiol 28: 757-762, 1996.

1995

Mulla N, Paridon SM, Sullivan NM, Pinsky WW: Cardiopulmonary Performance During Exercise Following Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve. Pediatric Cardiology 16: 120-126, 1995.

Paridon SM, Galioto FM, Vincent JA, Tomassoni TL, Sullivan NM, Bricker JT: Exercise Capacity and Incidence of Myocardial Perfusion Defects Following Kawasaki Disease in Children and Adolescents. J Am Coll Cardiology 25: 1420-1424, 1995.

1994

Paridon SM, Wolfe SB, Lee CP, Nigro MA, Pinsky WW: The Identification of Skeletal Myopathies due to Defects of Oxidative Metabolism by Metabolic Analysis of Oxygen Utilization During Exercise. Ped Exer Sci 6: 53-58, 1994.

1993

Ross RD, Clapp SK, Gunther S, Paridon SM, Humes RA, Farooki ZQ, Pinsky WW: Augmented Norepinephrine and Renin Output in Response to Maximal Exercise in Hypertensive Coarctectomy Patients. Am Heart J 123: 1293-1299, 1992.

Dreyer WJ, Paridon SM, Fisher DJ, Garson A: Rapid Ventricular Pacing in Dogs with Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction:  Insights into a Mechanism of Sudden Death in Postoperative Tetralogy of Fallot. J Am Coll Cardiol 21: 1731-1737, 1993.

Paridon SM, Karpawich PP, Pinsky WW: Effects of Rate Responsive Pacing on Exercise Performance in the Postoperative Univentricular Heart. PACE 16: 1256-1262, 1993.

Paridon SM, Sullivan NM, Schneider J, Pinsky WW: Cardiopulmonary Performance at Rest and Exercise Following Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. Am J. Cardiol 72: 1444-1447, 1993.

1992

Ross RD, Clapp SK, Gunther S, Paridon SM, Humes RA, Farooki ZQ, Pinsky WW: Increased Atrial Natriuretic Factor Response to Exercise After Coarctation Repair. Am J Cardiol 69: 1370-1372, 1992.

1991

Farooki ZQ, Ross RD, Paridon SM, Humes RA, Karpawich PP, Pinsky WW: Spontaneous Regression of Cardiac Rhabdomyomas. Amer J Cardiol 67: 897-899, 1991.

Karpawich PP, Paridon SM, Pinsky WW: Failure of Rate-Responsive Ventricular Pacing to Improve Physiologic Performance in the Univentricular Heart. Pace 14: 2058-2061, 1991.

Paridon SM, Humes RA, Pinsky WW: The Role of Chronotropic Impairment During Exercise After the Mustard Operation. J Amer Coll Cardiol 17: 729-732, 1991.

Paridon SM, Karpawich PP, Pinsky WW: Exercise Performance with Single Chamber Rate Responsive Pacing in Congenital Heart Defects after operation. Amer J Cardiol 68: 1231-1233, 1991.

1990

Bricker JT, Garson A, Paridon SM, Vargo TA: Exercise Correlates of Electrophysiologic Assessment of Sinus Node Function in Young Individuals. Ped Exer Sci 2: 163-168, 1990.

Paridon SM, Bricker JT: Quantitative QRS Changes with Exercise in Children and Adolescents. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 22: 159-164, 1990.

Paridon SM, Farooki ZQ, Kuhns LR, Arciniegas E, Pinsky WW: Exercise Performance Following Repair of Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery. Circulation 81: 1287-1292, 1990.

Paridon SM, Ross RD, Kuhns LR, Pinsky WW: Myocardial Performance and Perfusion During Exercise in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease After Kawasaki Disease. J Pediatr 116: 52-56, 1990.

1989

Paridon SM, Bricker JT, Dreyer WJ, Reardon M, Smith EO, Porter CJ, Michael L, Fisher DJ: The Effects of Hypoxemia on Myocardial Blood Flow During Exercise. Pediatr Res 25: 280-284, 1989.

Abstracts

2019

Paridon SM, Bricker JT, Dreyer WJ, Reardon M, Smith EO, Porter CJ, Michael L, Fisher DJ: The Effects of Hypoxemia on Myocardial Blood Flow During Exercise. Pediatr Res 25: 280-284, 1989.

2018

Shivavni Bhatt, Okan Elci, Stephen Paridon, Elizabeth Goldmuntz, Laura Mercer-Rosa: CHRONOTROPIC RESPONSE PREDICTS EXERCISE PERFORMANCE IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH REPAIRED TETRALOGY OF FALLOT. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, March 2018.

Bhatt SM, Decost G, Wang Y,Kim JY, Goldberg D, McBride M, Paridon SM,  Mercer-Rosa L.: "Exercise Stress Echocardiography demonstrates impaired Contractile Reserve in Youth with Fontan Circulation and predicts Exercise Performance" Circulation 2018.

Burstein DS, McBride M , Rossano JW, O'Connor MJ, Lin KY, Mascio ME, Paridon SM.: "Exercise Training with Ramp Protocol in Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Recipients" JHLT 2018.

Burstein DS, McBride M , Rossano JW, O'Connor MJ, Lin KY, Mascio ME, Paridon SM.: "Low Utility of Nuclear Perfusion Exercise Stress Tests for Detecting Graft Vasculopathy in Children after Heart Transplantation." JHLT 2018.

Goldberg DJ, Zak V, McCrindle BW, Ni H, Rhodes JF, Garofano RP,  Kaltman JR, Lambert LM, Mahony L, Margossian R, Spector ZZ, Williams RV, Atz AM, Paridon SM. : "Longitudinal Change in Exercise Capacity and Predictors of Performance After Fontan." Circulation 2018.

 

Books

Chapters

2018

Stephens Jr. P, McBride MG, Opotowsky AR, Paridon SM: Exercise Testing. Page: 415-436, 2010. Paediatric Cardiology 2nd Ed. (Ed.).  William Anderson  (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins (eds.), 2018.

2016

Brothers JA, Stephens Jr. P., Paridon SM: Sports Screening and Participation. Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents  Allen HD et al (eds.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, one: 261-285, April 2016.

2013

Brothers JA, Stephens Jr. P., Paridon SM: Sports Screening and Participation in Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Allen HD et al (Ed) (eds.). Chap.6, 2013.

2012

Davey BT, Vogel RL, Cohen MS, Fogel MA, Paridon SM : Cardiac Testing in Pediatric Practice, Cardiology,  Gleason MM et al (Ed). McGraw  Hill, Page: 23-59, 2012.

2010

Stephens Jr. P, McBride MG, Paridon SM: : Exercise Testing in Paediatric Cardiology  William Anderson (Ed.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins (eds.). Page: 415-436, 2010.

2006

Paridon SM  : Acquired Heart Disease. Pediatric Cardiology The Requisites in Pediatrics. Page: 111-129, 2006.

Paridon SM: Esinmerger's syndrome in Oskis' Pediatric Principles and Practice.  Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 4th edition    : 1552- 1555, 2006.

2005

Paridon SM, Fogel M (Ed) : Exercise Testing in Ventricular Function and Blood Flow in Congenital Heart Disease. Futura Inc. Page: 165-183, 2005.

Paridon SM  : Exercise Performance in Fontan patients in Ventricular Function and Blood Flow in Congenital Heart Disease. Futura Inc. Futura Inc. (eds.). Page: 309-324, 2005.

2003

Paridon SM: Exercise Physiology and Capacity in the Functional Single Ventricle. The Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Wernovsky & Rychik  Kluwer Academic Publishing, Page: 329-346, 2003.

1999

Paridon SM: Eisenmengers' Syndrome. Oski's Pediatrics, Principles and Practice 3rd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 1334-1337, 1999.

1998

Paridon SM, Fisher DJ: Regulation of Myocardial Blood Flow and Oxygen Consumption. The Science and Practice of Pediatric Cardiology, 2nd Edition. Garson A, Jr (eds.). Lea and Febiger, Page: 261-277, 1998.

Paridon SM: Consequences of Chronic Hypoxemia and Pulmonary Vascular Diseases. The Science and Practice of Pediatric Cardiology, 2nd Edition. Garson A, Jr. (eds.). Lea and Febiger, Page: 2261-2272, 1998.

Paridon SM: Exercise Testing. The Science and Practice of Pediatric Cardiology, 2nd Edition. Garson A, Jr. (eds.). Lea and Febiger, Page: 875-888, 1998.

1994

Pinsky WW, Clapp SK, Farooki ZQ, Morrow WR, Paridon SM: Acquired Cardiac Disease. Annotated Bibliography of Pediatric Cardiology. Gutgesell, HP (eds.). American Academy of Pediatrics, Page: 155-182, 1994.

1990

Paridon SM, Fisher DJ: Regulation of Myocardial Blood Flow and Oxygen Consumption. The Science and Practice of Pediatric Cardiology. Garson A, Jr (eds.). Lea and Febiger, 1: 250-265, 1990.

Paridon SM, Bricker JT  : Mitral Stenosis.    Birth Defects Compendium. Buyse ML, ed Blackwell Scientific Publishers, 1990.

Paridon SM: Consequences of Chronic Hypoxemia and Pulmonary Vascular Diseases. The Science and Practice of Pediatric Cardiology. Garson Amer Jr. (eds.). Lea and Febiger, 3: 1996-2006, 1990.

Paridon SM: Eisenmenger's Syndrome. Principles and Practice of Pediatrics. Oski FA (eds.). J.B. Lippincott, Page: 1407-1409, 1990.

Buyse ML, ed.  Paridon SM, Bricker JT  : Mitral Stenosis, in Birth Defects Compendium.   Blackwell Scientific Publishers 1990.

Paridon SM: Eisenmenger's Syndrome. Principles and Practice of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition. Oski FA (eds.). J.B. Lippincott, Page: 1540-1543.

 

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2019

Paridon SM. " Fontan Exercise 101.", American Heart Association, Philadelphia, Pa. Nov 2019.

Paridon SM. "Exercise Testing and Interpetation." Visiting professor,Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Nashville, TN. Apr 2019.

Paridon SM. "The Changing Roles of Physical Activity and Conditioning in the Maintenance of Cardiovascular Health in Congenital Heart Disease." Grand Rounds Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Nashville, TN. Apr 2019.

Paridon SM. "Encouraging Exercise as Therapy in CHD: Is the Paradigm Shifting?" Cardiology 2019,Huntington Beach, CA. Feb 2019.

Paridon SM. "Exercise Physiology and Testing Interpretation." Dallas Children's Hospital,visiting professor University of Texas Medical School, Dallas, TX. Feb 2019.

2018

Paridon SM. "Stress Exercise Test and Nuclear Medicine Functional Imaging." 4th Symposium on Coronary Artery Anomalies,Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Tx. Dec 2018.

Paridon SM. "Symptomatology Driving management Decision-making." 4th Symposium on Coronary Artery Anomalies,Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Tx. Dec 2018.

Paridon SM. "The Effects of Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology on Exercise Performance in Congenital Heart Disease." Grand Rounds, Saint Christopher's Hospital; for Children, Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Oct 2018.

Paridon SM. "Pulmonary Physiology in Cardiac Patients." Mayo Clinic Pediatric Cardiology Board Review Course,Dana Point, CA. Aug 2018.

Paridon SM. "Shunt Lesions." Mayo Clinic Pediatric Cardiology Board Review Course,Dana Point, CA. Aug 2018.

Paridon SM. "Pulmonary Issues in Cardiac Patients." American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago,IL. Aug 2018.

Paridon SM. "Exercise Physiology and Testing Interpretation." American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL. Aug 2018.

Paridon SM. "What have I learned?" Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, Orlando FL. Mar 2018.

Paridon SM. "Exercise and sports participation with aortic valve disease." Cardiology 2018 21st Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale AZ. Feb 2018.

Paridon SM. "The Spectrum of Disease: Marfan Syndrome." Cardiology 2018 21st Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale AZ. Feb 2018.

Awards and Honors

2017, "Distinguished Career Award' Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Cardiac Center
2014, 2017, Castle Connolly " Top Regional Doctor"

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2002-present, Associate Editor, Pediatric Exercise Science
1995-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Exercise Medicine
1995-present, Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics
1993-present, Reviewer, Circulation
1992-present, Reviewer, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
1992-present, Reviewer, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

1987-present, North American Society of Pediatric Exercise Medicine

National

1984-present, American College of Cardiology
 - 2017-present, Sports and Exercise Sub-section Leadership Committee
1984-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - 1987-present, Section on Cardiology