Maryanne Chrisant, MD
Maryanne Chrisant, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Transplant, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Services
1150 North 35 Avenue Suite 575
Hollywood, Florida 33021
Dr. Chrisant has an established reputation for helping pediatric heart transplant programs grow and thrive.
She holds a bachelor's degree from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and a medical degree from New York Medical College in Westchester County. She completed two fellowships at Columbia University in New York, one in pediatric cardiology and the other in pediatric cardiac transplant.
Her career highlights include directing heart transplant programs at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in Pennsylvania; and University of Virginia Children's Hospital in Charlottesville.
Dr. Chrisant is a member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and the American Heart Association. She participates in ongoing research in the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group, which examines management and outcomes of children undergoing cardiac transplantation. She has lectured internationally on the topics of pediatric heart transplantation, heart failure and cardiomyopathies. In addition, she has authored many papers about heart transplantation and heart failure in children, congenital heart disease, and co-authored pediatric guidelines for heart transplant and heart failure management.
Recent Articles and Publications
Lamour JR, Addonizio LJ, Galantowicz ME, Quaegebeur JM, Mancini DM, Kichuk MR, Beniaminovitz A, Michler RE, Weinberg A, Hsu DT. Outcome after orthotopic cardiac transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease. Circulation 100 (19 suppl):II200-5, 1999.
Zhang X, Kichuk MR, Mital S, Oz M, Michler R, Nasjletti A, Kaley G, Hintze TH. Amlodipine promotes kinin-mediated nitric oxide production in coronary microvessels of failing human hearts. Am J Cardiol. 84(4A):27L-33L, 1999.
Fricker RJ, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Boucek M, Boucek R, Canter C, Chinnock R, Chin C, Kichuk M, Lamour J, Pietra B, Morrow R, Rotundo K, Shaddy R, Schuette EP, Schowengerdt KO, Sondheimer H, Webber S. Heart transplantation in children: indications. Report of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee of the Pediatric Committee of the American Society of Transplantation (AST). Pediatric Transplantation 3(4): 333-342, 1999.
Smith M, Kichuk MR, Ratliff NB. Clinical and pathologic study of two siblings with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Cardiovascular Pathology. 8(5): 273-278, 1999.
Lamour JM, Hsu DT, Kichuk MR, Galantowicz MR, Quaegebeur JM, Addonizio LJ. Regression of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations following heart transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation 4 (4): 280-284, 2000.
Bruns LA, Kichuk MR, Lamour JM, Shaddy RE, Pahl E, Blume B, Hallowell S, Addonizio LJ, Canter CE. Carvedilol as therapy in pediatric heart failure: An initial multicenter experience. J. Peds. Vol. 138, pp 505-511, 2001.
Deitcher SR, Topoulos AP, Bartholomew JR, Kichuk MR. Lepirudin anticoagulation for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in two pediatric patients. The Journal of Pediatrics 140 (2):264-246, 2002.