Dr. Brian D. Hanna M.D.
Pediatrician3401 34th Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 19104
Brian D. Hanna, MD, specializes in Pediatric Cardiology and has special expertise in Congenital Heart Defects, Heart Catheterization and Heart Transplantation. Dr. Hanna graduated from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1983, then completed an internship at Montreal Childrens Hospital as well as residencies at Montreal Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Hanna has been published on several occasions over the course of his career. He also serves a professor of pediatrics for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
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Education and Training
McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
Mc Gill Univ- Fac Of Med- Montreal- Que- Canada 1983
MC GILL UNIV 1983
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Cardiology
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Heart rate variability in preterm brain-injured and very-low-birth-weight
- Cardiac rhythm disturbances among children with idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome.
- Nerve entrapment at the elbow in rheumatoid arthritis.
- Left atrial decompression: Is there a standard during extracorporeal support of the failing heart?
- Where do we go from here? Cardiac output determination in pediatrics.
- Too fat or too thin? Body habitus assessment in children listed for heart transplant and impact on outcome.
- A pediatric case study of treprostinil overdose.
- How possibly are we to choose albumin or hydroxyethyl starch?
- Clinical practice. The impact of lung disease on the heart and cardiac disease on the lungs.
- Brain-type natriuretic peptide correlates with right heart pressures in a cross section of pediatric heart transplant patients.
- Pulmonary complications of congenital heart disease.
- Utility of electrocardiogram in the assessment and monitoring of pulmonary hypertension (idiopathic or secondary to pulmonary developmental abnormalities) in patients≤18 years of age.
- Safety of epoprostenol and treprostinil in children less than 12 months of age.
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with congenital heart disease and Eisenmenger syndrome: current practice in pediatrics.
- Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea cardiac complications and sleepiness in children with Down syndrome.
Areas of expertise and specialization
- 2010 Department of Pediatrics, Master Clinician Award
- 2004-2011 Faculty Honor Roll: CHOP resident teaching award
- 2006 Commencement Speaker: Pediatric Resident and Fellow Graduation, CHOP
- 1992 I.W.K. Staff Recognition Award
- 1992-1995 Dedicated Service Award: Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canada
- 1991 I.W.K. Resident Teaching Award: Runner-up
- 1989 Statut de Clinicien-Chercher, FRSQ, Que (#891290)
- 1987 Claude Giroud Prize: Pediatric Research, McGill
- 1981-1983 Faculty Scholar: Medicine, McGill
- Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, Pulmonary Hypertension
- Heart Disease
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Birth Defects
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Member International Association of HealthCare Professionals
- Member International societies
- Member Pulmonary Hypertension Association
- Fellow American College of Cardiology
- Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
- Member American Heart Association
- Member American Thoracic Society
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Pediatric Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, Canada Cardiology
- Pediatric Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA Cardiology
- Pediatric Cardiology and Research - Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA Pediatric Cardiology
Experience & Accolades
- Member2008 - 2014Reviewer, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
- Member2008 - 2014 Reviewer, Pediatrics
- Member2008 - 2014 Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics
- Member2007 - 2014 Reviewer, Congenital Heart Disease
- Member2006 - 2014 Reviewer, Pediatric Transplantation
- Member2006 - 2014 Reviewer, Cardiology
- Member2001 - 2014 Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
- Member2001 - 2014 Reviewer, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
- Member1996 - 2014 Reviewer, Journal of Critical Care Medicine
- Member1995 - 2014 Reviewer, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
- Montreal Children's Hospital
- Montreal Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston
Professional Society Memberships
- Pulmonary Hypertension Society, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, American Heart Association, American Thoracic Society
Articles and Publications
- Tranexamic Acid In The Treatment Of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome In Infants, The American Journal Of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, August, 1989
- Massive Pericardial Effusion As A Cause For Sudden Deterioration Of A Very Low Birthweight Infant, American Journal Of Perinatology, January, 1994
- Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances Among Children With Idiopathic Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, Pediatric Pulmonology, June, 2000
- Left Atrial Decompression: Is There A Standard During Extracorporeal Support Of The Failing Heart, Critical Care Medicine, October 2006
What do you attribute your success to?
Father's Support and Arrogance
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