Anna Gah-Mei Joong

  • 15 Citations
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Research Interests

Dr. Anna Joong completed medical school at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She then completed her Pediatrics Residency from 2009-2012 and served as Pediatric Chief Resident at New York University from 20012-2013. She completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center from 2013-2016 and in her final year of fellowship served as Chief Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology. She was an Advanced Fellow in the Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure, and Transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center from 2016-2017. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in Pediatric Heart Failure & Transplantation at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Dr. Anna Joong has an academic focus in Pediatric Heart Transplant outcomes, clinical decision-making in Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices, and outpatient management of pediatric patients supported on Ventricular Assist Devices.

Pediatric Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, and Transplantation; Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Cardiology

Training Experience

2013Residency, New York University Medical Center
2016Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center
2017Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, McMaster University School of Medicine

… → 2009

Research interests

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

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Pediatrics Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart-Assist Devices Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue Donors Medicine & Life Sciences
Donor Selection Medicine & Life Sciences
Right Ventricular Function Medicine & Life Sciences
Mentors Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 15 Citations
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article

Pediatric heart transplantation in the current era

D'addese, L., Joong, A., Burch, M. & Pahl, E., Oct 1 2019, In : Current opinion in pediatrics. 31, 5, p. 583-591 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Heart Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Graft Survival

Should physicians offer a ventricular assist device to a pediatric oncology patient with a poor prognosis?

Patel, A., Joong, A., Lelkes, E. & Gossett, J. G., May 2019, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 21, 5, p. E380-E386

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Failure
4 Citations (Scopus)

Variability in donor selection among pediatric heart transplant providers: Results from an international survey

Godown, J., Kirk, R., Joong, A. G-M., Lal, A. K., McCulloch, M., Peng, D. M., Scheel, J., Davies, R. R., Dipchand, A. I., Miera, O. & Gossett, J. G., Jan 1 2019, In : Pediatric transplantation. 23, 5, e13417.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Donor Selection
Tissue Donors
Surveys and Questionnaires
2 Citations (Scopus)

Early assessment of right ventricular systolic function after pediatric heart transplant

Harrington, J. K., Freud, L. R., Woldu, K. L., Joong, A. & Richmond, M. E., Dec 2018, In : Pediatric transplantation. 22, 8, e13286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Right Ventricular Function
Reference Values
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
1 Citation (Scopus)

Emergency Department Evaluation of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipient

Joong, A. G-M. & Khan, A. M. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 19, 4, p. 353-357 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Emergency Medical Services
Heart Transplantation