Anna Gah-Mei Joong

  • 32 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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Research Output

  • 32 Citations
  • 8 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Editorial

Early experience with the HeartMate 3 continuous-flow ventricular assist device in pediatric patients and patients with congenital heart disease: A multicenter registry analysis

O'Connor, M. J., Lorts, A., Davies, R. R., Fynn-Thompson, F., Joong, A., Maeda, K., Mascio, C. E., McConnell, P. I., Mongé, M. C., Nandi, D., Peng, D. M., Rosenthal, D. N., Si, M. S., Sutcliffe, D. L., VanderPluym, C. J., Viegas, M., Zafar, F., Zinn, M. & Morales, D. L. S., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 39, 6, p. 573-579 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    ISHLT consensus statement on donor organ acceptability and management in pediatric heart transplantation

    Kirk, R., Dipchand, A. I., Davies, R. R., Miera, O., Chapman, G., Conway, J., Denfield, S., Gossett, J. G., Johnson, J., McCulloch, M., Schweiger, M., Zimpfer, D., Ablonczy, L., Adachi, I., Albert, D., Alexander, P., Amdani, S., Amodeo, A., Azeka, E., Ballweg, J. & 42 others, Beasley, G., Böhmer, J., Butler, A., Camino, M., Castro, J., Chen, S., Chrisant, M., Christen, U., Danziger-Isakov, L., Das, B., Everitt, M., Feingold, B., Fenton, M., Garcia-Guereta, L., Godown, J., Gupta, D., Irving, C., Joong, A., Kemna, M., Khulbey, S. K., Kindel, S., Knecht, K., Lal, A. K., Lin, K., Lord, K., Möller, T., Nandi, D., Niesse, O., Peng, D. M., Pérez-Blanco, A., Punnoose, A., Reinhardt, Z., Rosenthal, D., Scales, A., Scheel, J., Shih, R., Smith, J., Smits, J., Thul, J., Weintraub, R., Zangwill, S. & Zuckerman, W. A., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 39, 4, p. 331-341 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Pediatric donor management to optimize donor heart utilization

    Zimpfer, D., Alexander, P. M. A., Davies, R. R., Dipchand, A. I., Feingold, B., Joong, A., Lord, K., Kirk, R., Scales, A., Shih, R. & Miera, O., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric transplantation.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Should decision making be shared in high-risk pediatric heart donation?

    Lelkes, E., Patel, A., Joong, A. & Gossett, J. G., May 2020, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 22, 5, p. E401-E407

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 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