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Stephanie Fuller

Stephanie Fuller, MD, MS, is a Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Fuller performs the full range of reconstructive congenital operations, as well as cardiothoracic transplantation, in neonates to adults. She is the Thomas L. Spray, MD Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at CHOP and the Surgical Director of the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center, a joint program of CHOP and Penn Medicine for adult survivors. Dr. Fuller is the Program Director of Congenital Cardiothoracic Fellowship at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Congenital CME Editor for The Annals of Thoracic Surgery and an oral board examiner for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. She is the Congenital Committee Chair for the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association. Her research focuses upon long term outcomes of single ventricle disease, neurocognitive outcomes after congenital heart surgery, and adult congenital heart disease issues such as prosthetic valve longevity in young adults and combined heart liver transplantation for single ventricle patients. Dr. Fuller lectures internationally and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in such journals as The Annals of Thoracic Surgery and The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.