Paul Stephens, MD

Paul Stephens, MD

Paul Stephens Jr., MD, is a board-certified attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with special interest in exercise physiology.

Areas of Expertise: Exercise physiology
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care, Abington
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Internship

North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga.

Fellowship

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

Levin MD, Stephens P, Tanel RE, Vetter VL, Rhodes LA. Ventricular tachycardia in infants with structurally normal heart: a benign disorder. Cardiol Young. 2010 Aug 20:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Chin AJ, Stephens P, Goldmuntz E, Leonard MB. Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Reflects Post-Fontan Hemodynamics in Children. Pediatr Cardiol. 2008 Aug 7.

Gould DS, MontenegroLM, Gaynor JW, Lacy SP, Ittenbach R, Stephens P, Steven JM, Spray TL, Nicolson SC. A comparison of on-site and off-site patent ductus arteriosus ligation in premature infants. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec;112(6 Pt 1):1298-301. PMID: 14654600

Kaltman JR, Ro PS, Stephens P, McBride MG, Cohen MI, Tanel RE, Vetter VL, Rhodes LA. Effects of beta-adrenergic antagonists on the QT measurements from exercise stress tests in pediatric patients with long QT syndrome. Pediatr Cardiol. 2003 Nov-Dec;24(6):553-8. Epub 2003 Sep 4. PMID: 12947504

Yang SG, Fogel MA, Stephens P Jr, Bellah RD, Weinberg PM. Noninvasive imaging of isolated persistent fifth aortic arch. Pediatr Cardiol. 2003 Mar-Apr;24(2):179-81. Epub 2002 Feb 10. PMID: 12574973

Brothers JA, Stephens P, Gaynor JW, Lorber R, Vricella LA, Paridon SM. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery with an interarterial course: should family screening be routine? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 May 27;51(21):2062-4. PMID: 18498963