Anita L. Szwast, MD

Anita L. Szwast, MD

Anita L. Szwast, MD, is a board-certified attending cardiologist with the Cardiac Center and Fetal Heart Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Specialty Care, Exton; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.; Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Internship

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

Szwast A, Tian Z, McCann M, Donaghue D, Rychik J. Vasoreactive response to maternal hyperoxygenation in the fetus with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Mar;3(2):172-8. Epub 2009 Dec 31. Read abstract.

Szwast A, Tian Z, McCann M, Donaghue D, Rychik J. Right ventricular performance in the fetus with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Apr;87(4):1214-9.

Szwast A, Hanna B, Shah M. Atrial fibrillation and pulmonary embolism. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Nov;23(11):826-8. PMID: 18007216

Seliem MA, Fedec A, Szwast A, Farrell PE Jr, Ewing S, Gruber PJ, Spray TL. Atrioventricular valve morphology and dynamics in congenital heart disease as imaged with real-time 3-dimensional matrix-array echocardiography: comparison with 2-dimensional imaging and surgical findings. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Jul;20(7):869-76. PMID: 17617314

Szwast A, Tian Z, McCann M, Donaghue D, Bebbington M, Johnson M, Wilson RD, Rychik J. Impact of altered loading conditions on ventricular performance in fetuses with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation and twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jul;30(1):40-6. PMID: 17533619

Szwast A, Rychik J. Current concepts in fetal cardiovascular disease. Clin Perinatol. 2005 Dec;32(4):857-75, viii. Review. PMID: 16325666