Guillermo R. Sanchez, MD, PhD, FACC

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Guillermo R. Sanchez, MD, PhD, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist and Director of the New Jersey Section of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Outpatient cardiology
Locations: Specialty Care, Atlantic County; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Specialty Care, Virtua; CHOP at Virtua Voorhees; CHOP Pediatric Care at AtlantiCare

Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

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


Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


Pediatric Cardiology - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, New Jersey Section of Cardiology

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

Departments and Services




Frank,D.B., Patel, A.R., Sanchez, G.R., Shah, M.J., Bonney, W.J.: Junctional tachycardia in a child with Lyme carditis. Pediatric Cardiology 32: 689-691, 2011.


Gaynor JW, Rychik J, Sanchez GR, DeCampli WM, Spray TL: Outcome following tricuspid valve detachment for VSD closure. Eur J Cardio Thorac Surg 19: 279-282, 2001.


Mehta, A.V., Sanchez, G.R., Sacks, E.J., Casta, A., Dunn, J.M., Donner, R.M: Ectopic Automatic Atrial Tachycardia in Children:  Clinical Characteristics, Management, and Follow-Up. J. AM. Coll. Card 11: 379-385, 1988.


Bhargava, H.P., Donner, R.M., Sanchez, G.R., Dunn, J.M., Zaeri, N., Brickley, S.E., Carvairocchi, N: Endomyocardial Biopsy After Heart Transplantation in Children. Journal of Heart Transplantation 6: 298-302, 1987.

Keller, B.B., Mehta, A.V., Shamszadeh, M., Marino, T.A., Sanchez, G.R., Huff, D.S., Dunn, J.M: Oncocytic Cardiomyopathy of Infancy with Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome and Ectopic Foci Causing Tachydysrhythmias in Children. American Heart Journal 114: 782-792, 1987.


Sanchez, G.R., Balsara, R.K., Dunn, J.M., Mehta, A.V., O'Riordan, A.C: Recurrent Obstruction After Subclavian Flap Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta in Infants.  Can it be Predicted or Prevented? J. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 91(5): 738-746, 1986.


Sanchez, G.R., Mehta, A.V., Brickley, S.E., Black, I.F.S: Successful Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty of the Aortic Balve in an Infant. Pediatric Cardiology 6: 103-106, 1985.

Sanchez, G.R., Wolfson, B.J., Balsara, R.K., Schidlow, D.V: Pulmonary Sequestration. American Journal of Diseases of Children 139: 207-208, 1985.


Mehta, A.V., Sanchez, G.R: Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot. Amer. J. Cardio 53: 989, 1984.

Sanchez, G.R: Retrograde Catheterization of the Ascending Aorta and Left Ventricle Via a Patent Ductus Arteriosus. Pediatric Cardiology 5: 75-76, 1984.


Sanchez, G.R: Exercise Testing in Children with Cardiovascular Disorders. Update Pediatrics 8(2), March-April 1983.

Mehta, A.V., Sanchez, G.R: Left Isomerism (Polysplenia Syndrome) and Complete Atrioventricular Block. Am. J. Cardio 52: 429, 1983.

Sanchez, G.R., Mehta, A.V., O'Riordan, A.C., Black, I.F.S: Pulmonary  Vascular Disease in Transposition of the Great Arteries and "Protected" Lungs. Pediatric Cardiology 4: 302-303, 1983.

Sanchez, G.R., Prebis, J.W., Gruskin, A.B., Black, I.F.S., Faerber, E.N: Blood Pressure Response to Dynamic Exercise Following Percutaneous Transluminal Renal Artery Angioplasty. International Journal of Pediatric Nephrology 4(4): 251-254, 1983.

Sanchez, G.R., Vinocur, C.D., Rubenstein, S.D., Wagner, C.W., Fricker, F.J., Mehta, A.V., Hashida, Y.A: Congestive Heart Failure and Absent Femoral Pulses in Newborns Without Coarctation of the Aorta. Chest 83: 688-690, 1983.


Mehta, A.V., O'Riordan, A.C., Sanchez, G.R., Black, I.F.S: Acquired Non-Surgical Complete Atrioventricular Block in a Child with Endocardial Cushion Defect. Clinical Cardiology 5: 603-609, 1982.

Sanchez, G.R., Neches, W.J., Jaffe, R: Myocardial Aneurysm in Association with Disseminated Cytomegalovirus Infection. Pediatric Cardiology 2: 63-65, 1982.

Slota, M.D., Beerman, L., Sanchez, G.R: Pediatric Electrocardiography Overview. Heart and Lung 11: 69-84, 1982.


Sanchez, G.R: Prostaglandin E1 Therapy in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease. Update Pediatrics 6(5), Oct-Nov 1981.


Carr, D., Sanchez, G.R: A Spanish-English History Taking form: Department of Medicine. Columbia University college of Physicians and Surgeons 1976.


Blackman, D., Sanchez, G.R: A Variable Volume, Problem-Free Repetitive Pipetter. J. Chem. Educ 50: 851, 1973.

Sanchez, G.R., Chaiken, I.M: Structure-Function Relationships at the Active Site of Nuclease-T. J. Biol. Chem 248: 3653, 1973.


Chaiken, I.M., Sanchez, G.R., Anfinsen, C.B: Active Site Properties of Semisynthetic Nuclease-T. J. Biol. Chem 247: 6743, 1972.


Gold, A.M., Johnson, R.M., Sanchez, G.R: Kinetic Mechanism of Potato Phosphorylase. J. Biol. Chem 246: 344, 1971.

Gold, A.M., Legrand, E., Sanchez, G.R: Inhibition of Muscle Phosphorylase a by 5-gluconolactone. J. Biol. Chem 246: 5700, 1971.


Sanchez, G.R: Kinetic Mechanism of Polysaccaharide Phosphorylase From Potato. Dec 1970 Notes: Ph.D.  Thesis, Columbia University.

Awards and Honors

1978, Western Pennsylvania Heart Association Fellowship
1975, Allergy Foundation of America Research Scholarship
1970-1973, National Institutes of Health Research Fellowship
1966-1967, Geis Fellowship, Columbia University
1966, Merck Award
1966, Cross and Crescent Honor Society
1962, Disabled American Veterans Scholarship

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, American Society of Echocardiography
1992-present, American College of Cardiology, Fellow