Emily Sue Ruckdeschel, MD

Emily Sue Ruckdeschel, MD

Emily Sue Ruckdeschel, MD, is an attending physician with the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center and the Division of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 215-615-3388
Fax: 215-349-5927

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Residency

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Fellowship

Adult and Pediatric Cardiology - University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Use of cardiovascular imaging (echocardiography, CT and MRI) in determining outcomes in patients with adult congenital heart disease, specifically on electrophysiology outcomes.

Publications

Papers

2014

Ruckdeschel E, Kay JD.  Pulmonic regurgitation and management challenges in the adult with tetralogy of Fallot.  Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2014 Jun; 16(6)314.

Abstracts

2014

Ruckdeschel ES, Nicolarsen J, Yeung E, Khanna A and Kay J. Echocardiographic parameters of Systemic Right Ventricular Size and Function Compared to Cardiac MRI. Society for Cardiac MRI, Scientific Sessions, New Orleans LA, 2014. 

2013

Ruckdeschel ES, Steckman DA, Katz D, Aleong R, Schuller J, Sung R, Tzou WS, Varosy P, Sauer WH, Nguyen DT.  Atrial fibrillation ablation without pulmonary vein isolation in a Fontan patient. Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions, Denver, CO 2013.

Ruckdeschel ES, Steckman DA, Katz D, Aleong R, Schuller J, Sung R, Tzou WS, Varosy P, Ambardekar AV, Wolfel E, Sauer WH, Nguyen DT.  Cough induced ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions, Denver, CO 2013.

Awards and Honors

2005, Third prize Medical Student Research Poster Session
2001, Phi Beta Kappa
2000, Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellow

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2010-present, American College of Cardiology
2007-present, Adult Congenital Heart Association
2006-present, American Academy of Pediatrics