The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Cardiology 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard

Exercise Physiology

Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2009– present)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1995 – 2009)
M.D., Case Western Reserve University (1981)
B.S., Microbiology, Ohio State University (1976)
Selected Publications
McBride M, Brossman H, Paridon S. The Pediatric Heart or Heart-Lung Transplant Candidate: Safety and Feasibility of Inpatient Exercise Training While on Positive Inotropic Support.. Pediatric Exercise Science. Vol 15(1) . 2003 February.
Paridon SM. Exercise Physiology and Capacity in the Functional Single Ventricle.. The Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Wernovsky & Rychik, Kluwer Academic Publishing; 2003:329-346.
Mahle WT, McBride MG, Paridon SM. Exercise Performance in Tetralogy of Fallot: The Impact of Primary Complete Repair in Infancy.. Pediatric Cardiology. Vol 23(2) . 2002:224-229.
Fleenor JT, Hoffman TM, Bush DM, Paridon SM, Clark BJ, Spray TL, Bridges ND. Pneumatosis Intestinalis After Pediatric Thoracic Organ Trasnplantation.. Pediatrics. Vol 109(5) . 2002.
Kirshborm PM, Myung RJ, Gaynor JW, Ittenbach RF, Paridon SM. Preoperative pulmonary venous obstruction affects long-term outcome for survivors of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair.. Ann Thorac Surg. Vol 74(5) . 2002 November:1616-1620.
Williams CL, Hayman LL, Daniels SR, Robinson TN, Steinberger J, Paridon S, Bazzarre T. Cardiovascular health in childhood: A statement for health professionals from the Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young (AHOY) of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association.. Circulation. Vol 106(1) . 2002 July:143-160.
Hoffman TM, Gaynor JW, Bridges ND, Paridon SM, Spray TL. Aortic homograft interposition for management of complete tracheal anastomotic disruption after heart-lung transplantation.. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Vol 121(3) . 2001 March.
Mahle WT, McBride MG, Paridon SM. Exercise Performance Following the Arterial Switch Operation for D-Transposition of the Great Arteries.. American Journal of Cardiology. Vol 87. 2001:753-758.
Silber JH, Cnaan A, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, Chin A, Rychik J, Barber G, Rutkowsky MM, Kimball TR, DeLaat C, Steinherz LJ, Zhao H, Tartaglione MR. Design and baseline characteristics for the ACE-inhibitor after anthracycline (AAA) study of cardiac dysfunction in pediatric oncology long-term survivors.. American Heart Journal. Vol 142(4) . 2001:577-585.