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Stephanie M.P.N. Fuller, M.D.
Pediatric Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
12 NW 10, Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Christine Seavey
Administrative Telephone: 215-590-2708
Administrative Fax: 215-590-2715
Patient Appointments: 215-590-5932

Clinical Offices:
The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Pediatric General Surgery
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Clinical Telephone: 215-590-2708
Clinical Fax: 215-590-2715
Patient Appointments: 215-590-5932

fullers@email.chop.edu

Link to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

Special Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease

 
Faculty Appointments
2008 - present Assistant Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2008 - present Active Surgeon
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

2008 - present

Active Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Transplant Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
2008 - present Cardiac Center Outreach Committee
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
2008 - present Cardiac Center Mortality and Morbidity Committee
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Active Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
1993 - 1994 Research Assistant to Mary Adamkewicz, PhD
George Mason University
Arlington, Virginia
 
1996 - 1999 Research Assistant to Daniel P. Criotoru, MD
Robert E. Kelly, MD and Donald Nuss, MD
Children’s Hospital of the Kings’ Daughters and Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia
 
Education/Training
1988 - 1992 B.S. Mary Washington College
Fredericksburg, Virginia
(Chemistry and French Literature)
 
1992 - 1994 M.S. George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia (Chemistry)
 
1995 - 1999 M.D. Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1999 - 2004 General Surgery Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2004 Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
George Washington University
Washington, DC
 
2005 - 2007 Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2008 Fellowship in Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
National/International Societies
  • 1998-Present American Medical Association
  • 2002-Present American College of Surgeons
  • 2009-Present Adult Congenital Heart Association
  • 2010-Present Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • 2010-Present American Heart Association
Local/Regional Societies
  • 2003-Present Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery
 
Research
2008 - present Genetic Predisposition for Neurodevelopmental Dysfunction after Repair of Congenital Heart Disease PG Colla-borator
 
2008 - present APOE Genotype and Sequelae of Infant Heart Surgery PG Colla-borator
 
2007 - 2008 Outcomes of Patients after Cardiac Intervention or Surgery for Pulmonary Atresia and Intact Ventricular Septum
 
2001 - 2003 Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation Trial
 
Publications
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Fuller S, Rajagopalan R, Jarvik GP, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Wernovsky G, Clancy RC, Solot C, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Gaynor JW. Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (DHCA) Is Not A Risk For Impaired Neurodevelopmental Outcome In School-Age Children Following Infant Cardiac Surgery. Accepted for publication, Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
  2. Goldfarb S, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Kreindler JMontengro LM, Fynn-Thompson F, Visner G. Induction Therapy with Antithymocyte Globulin Prior to Reperfusion Reduces the Incidence of Acute Cellular Rejection During the First Six Months Post Transplantation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 90,1110-1115, Oct. 2010.
  3. Fuller S, Nord AS, Gerdes M, Wernovsky G, Jarvik GP, Bernbaum J, Zackai E, Gaynor JW. Predictors of impaired neurodevelopmental outcomes at one year of age after infant cardiac surgery. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 36, 40-48, 2009.
  4. Gruber PJ, Fuller S, Cleaver KM, Abdullah I, Gruber SB, Nicolson SC, Gaynor JW, Wernovsky G, Spray TL. Early results of single-stage biventricular repair of severe aortic hypoplasia or atresia with ventricular septal defect and a normal left ventricle. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 132(2):260-263, Aug. 2006.
Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed
  1. Neves S, Criotoru DP, Kelly RE, Nuss D, Buescher S, Werner E and Flemmer L. Central venous catheter (CVC) utilization and complications in a pediatric oncology population. VMQ 124:120, 1997.
Abstracts, Past 3 Years
  1. Eckhauser AE, O’Connor MJ, Ravishankar C, Montenegro LM, Nicolson SC, Gruber PJ, Spray TL, Gaynor JW, Kaufman BD, Fuller S. Ventricular Assist Device Use: A Single Pediatric Center Experience. Submitted for Society of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting.
  2. Silber JH, Smith-Simone SY, Fuller S, Ravishankar C, Teng Y, Even-Shoshan O, Kennedy A, Gaynor JW. A Congenital Heart Surgery Failure-to-Rescue Measure. Poster Presentation at Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, January 25, 2010, Fort Lauderdale FL. (link)
  3. Fuller S, Rajagopalan R, Jarvik GP, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Wernovsky G, Clancy RC, Solot C, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Gaynor JW. Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (DHCA) Is Not A Risk For Impaired Neurodevelopmental Outcome In School-Age Children Following Infant Cardiac Surgery. J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper for Congenital Heart Surgery, Oral Presentation at Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, January 25, 2010, Fort Lauderdale FL. In publication.
  4. Goldfarb S, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Visner G. Induction Therapy with Antithymocyte Globulin Prior to Reperfusion Reduces the Incidence of Acute Cellular Rejection During the First Six Months Post Transplantation. Oral Presentation at Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, January 26, 2010, Fort Lauderdale FL. In publication.
  5. Silber JH, Smith-Simone SY, Fuller S, Ravishankar C, Teng Y, Even-Shoshan O, Kennedy A, Gaynor JW. A Congenital Heart Surgery Failure-to-Rescue Measure. Accepter for poster presentation at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, January 2010, Fort Lauderdale, FL. In publication.
  6. Fuller S, Nord AS, Gerdes M, Wernovsky G, Jarvik GP, Bernbaum J, Zackai E, Gaynor JW. Predictors of impaired neurodevelopmental outcomes at one year of age after infant cardiac surgery. Accepted for oral presentation at the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Sept. 13-17, 2008, and for publication in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 2008.
Invited Editorials, Reviews and Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Fuller S. Genetic Factors are Important Determinants of Neurodevelopmental Outcomes after Neonatal Cardiac Surgery. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 29(2010) 73-77.
  2. Fuller S, Cheung A. Literature Review: Aspirin and Mortality from Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Mangano et al. for the Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Dec. 2002.
  3. Gutierrez G, Fuller S. Commentary: Of hemorrhagic shock, spherical cows and aloe vera. Critical Care 8(6):406-407, 2004.
Book Chapters
  1. Bogar LJ, Fuller S, Diehl JT. Bypass Grafts. Chap. 8 in: Clinical Cardiac CT: Anatomy and Function, 2nd Edition. EJ Halpern (ed.). New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2008, 155-172.
  2. Fuller SM, Spray TL. Cardiac transplantation. Chap. 47 in: Pediatric Surgery, 6th Edition. Grosfield JL, O’Neill JA, Fonkalsrud EW, Coran AG (eds.). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier, 2006, 754-764.
  3. Spray TL, Fuller SM. Heart and lung transplantation. Chap. 67 in: Pediatric Surgery and Urology – Long Term Outcomes, 2nd Edition. Stringer MD, Oldham KT, Mouriquand PDE (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 897-914.
  4. Fuller SM, Diehl JT. Coronary bypass grafts. Chap. 8 in: Clinical Cardiac CT: Anatomy and Function. EJ Halpern (ed.). New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2008, 130-145.

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