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John Chuo, MD, MS
John Chuo
Director of Telemedicine

Dr. Chuo's research focus is the use of innovation and technology in quality improvement implementation and evaluation, including innovative healthcare delivery models using telemedicine and collaborative clinical networks.



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Dr. Chuo's research focus is the use of innovation and technology in quality improvement implementation, including collaborative healthcare delivery models using telemedicine. He is an experienced educator for medical, post-graduate, allied health, and health professionals. In addition, he has extensive clinical experience and is an authority on Quality and Implementation Science, Informatics, and Digital Health Innovations.

Dr. Chuo is a neonatal quality officer for the CHOP Newborn Care Network, clinical champion for Digital Health and Innovations at CHOP, and co-director of the Digital Health Innovation Core with the Center for Human Phenomic Sciences.


Education and Training

BA, Cornell University (Biological Sciences, with Honors), 1990

MD, New York University School of Medicine, 1994

Residency, New York University Medical Center

Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Neonatology)

MS, Harvard University, (Biomedical Informatics), 2004

Titles and Academic Titles

Director of Telemedicine

Attending Neonatologist

Neonatal Quality Officer, CHOP Newborn Care Network

Clinical Champion and Advisor for Digital Health

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Publication Highlights

Curfman A, McSwain SD, Chuo J, Olson CA, Simpson K. An Economic Framework to Measure Value of Pediatric Telehealth. Telemed J E Health. 2021 Dec; 27(12): 1440-1442. PubMed PMID: 33891500
Waqar-Cowles LN, Chuo J, Weiss PF, Gmuca S, LaNoue M, Burnham JM.. Evaluation of pediatric rheumatology telehealth satisfaction during the COVID19 pandemic. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2021 Dec; 19(1): 170. PubMed PMID: 34886863
Curfman A, McSwain DS, Chuo J, Yeager-McSwain B, Schinasi DA, Marcin J, Herendeen N, Chung S, Rheuban K, Olson CA. Pediatric Telehealth in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond. Pediatrics. 2021 Sep; 148(3): e2020047795. PubMed PMID: 34215677
Azzuqa A, Chuo J, Zenge J. Tele-medicine: Innovative tools for a safe transition to home in neonatal care. Semin Perinatol. 2021 Aug; 45(5): 151427. PubMed PMID: 34006383
John Chuo J, Chandler A, Lorch SA. Evaluating Neonatal Telehealth Programs Using the STEM Framework. Semin Perinatol. 2021 Aug; 45(5):151429. PubMed PMID: 33994012