Kirsten M. Rose-Felker, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Cardiology Director, Cardio-Oncology Service, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Kirsten Rose-Felker, MD is a Pediatric Cardiologist specializing in Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant with a special interest in cardiac care of childhood cancer survivors. She completed her fellowship training in both Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She completed Pediatric Residency at Northwestern University and Medical School at George Washington University. She is working alongside the Pediatric Oncology division to enhance cardiac management of childhood cancer patients through a Cardio-Oncology program at Children’s.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010-Present
  • American College of Cardiology, 2014-Present
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant, 2017-Present
  • Pediatric Council Member
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant Study, 2017-Present

Education & Training

  • BS, Biology and Society, Cornell University, 2006
  • MD, George Washington University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2010-2013
  • Fellowship in Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 2014-2017
  • Advanced Fellowship in Heart Failure and Transplant, Emory University School of Medicine, 2017-2018

Selected Publications

Rose-Felker, K, Effinger K, Kelleman MS, Sachdeva R, Meacham LR, Border WL. Improving paediatric cardiologists’ awareness about the needs of childhood cancer survivors: results of a single-centre directed educational initiative. Cardiol Young. 2019 Jul 8:1-5. doi: 10.1017/S104795111900088X. PMID: 31280730

Rose-Felker K, Mukhtar A, Kelleman S, Deshpande SR, Mahle WT. Neutropenia in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 May;22(3):e13130. doi: 10.1111/petr.13130. PMID: 29473271

Rose-Felker K, Border WL, Hong BJ, Chow EJ. Cardio-Oncology Related to Heart Failure: Pediatric Considerations for Cardiac Dysfunction. Heart Failure Clin 13 (2017) 311–325. PMID: 28279417

Rose-Felker K, Kelleman MS, Campbell RM, Sachdeva R. Appropriateness of Outpatient Echocardiograms Ordered by Pediatric Cardiologists or Other Clinicians. J Pediatr. 2017 Feb 24. PMID: 28238480

Rose-Felker K, Kelleman MS, Oster ME, Campbell RM, Sachdeva R. Appropriate Use and Clinical Impact of Echocardiographic Evaluation of Murmur in Pediatric Patients. Cong Heart Dis. 2016 Jun 10. PMID: 27282847

Rose-Felker K, Robinson JD, Backer CL, Rigsby CK, Eltayeb OM, Monge MC, Rychlik K, Sammet CL, Gossett JG. Utility of CT Angiography in Infants with Coarctation of the Aorta. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 Mar;8(2):196-202. PMID: 28329462

Spear SL, Seruya M, Rao SS, Rottman S, Stolle E, Cohen M, Rose KM, Parikh PM, Nahabedian MY. Two-Stage Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction Using AlloDerm Including Outcomes of Different Timings of Radiotherapy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jul;130(1):1-9.

Seruya M, Cohen M, Rao SS, Rose KM, Spear SL. Two-Stage Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction Using AlloDerm: A 7-Year Experience in Irradiated and Nonirradiated Breasts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct;126(22-23).

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