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Stephen M. Paridon, MD

Stephen M. Paridon, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Paridon is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

  • Primary Cardiology

Board Certification:

  • Pediatric Cardiology, 1988
  • Pediatrics, 1986

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia Health System
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital


American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiology, National American Academy of Pediatrics, National American College of Cardiology, National North American Society of Pediatric Exercise Medicine, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Paridon is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

McBride M, Brossman H, Paridon S: The Pediatric Heart or Heart-Lung Transplant Candidate: Safety and Feasibility of Inpatient Exercise Training While on Positive Inotropic Support. Pediatric Exercise Science 15 (1): 2003.

Paridon SM: Exercise Physiology and Capacity in the Functional Single Ventricle. The Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Wernovsky & Rychik : 329-346,2003.

Mahle WT, McBride MG, Paridon SM: Exercise Performance in Tetralogy of Fallot: The Impact of Primary Complete Repair in Infancy. Pediatric Cardiology 23 (2): 224-229,2002.

Fleenor JT, Hoffman TM, Bush DM, Paridon SM, Clark BJ, Spray TL, Bridges ND: Pneumatosis Intestinalis After Pediatric Thoracic Organ Trasnplantation. Pediatrics 109 (5): 2002.

Kirshborm PM, Myung RJ, Gaynor JW, Ittenbach RF, Paridon SM: Preoperative pulmonary venous obstruction affects long-term outcome for survivors of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair. Ann Thorac Surg 74 (5): 1616-1620,2002.

Williams CL, Hayman LL, Daniels SR, Robinson TN, Steinberger J, Paridon S, Bazzarre T: Cardiovascular health in childhood: A statement for health professionals from the Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young (AHOY) of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association. Circulation 106 (1): 143-160,2002.

Hoffman TM, Gaynor JW, Bridges ND, Paridon SM, Spray TL: Aortic homograft interposition for management of complete tracheal anastomotic disruption after heart-lung transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 121 (3): 2001.

Mahle WT, McBride MG, Paridon SM: Exercise Performance Following the Arterial Switch Operation for D-Transposition of the Great Arteries. American Journal of Cardiology 87 : 753-758,2001.

Silber JH, Cnaan A, Clark BJ, Paridon SM, Chin A, Rychik J, Barber G, Rutkowsky MM, Kimball TR, DeLaat C, Steinherz LJ, Zhao H, Tartaglione MR: Design and baseline characteristics for the ACE-inhibitor after anthracycline (AAA) study of cardiac dysfunction in pediatric oncology long-term survivors. American Heart Journal 142 (4): 577-585,2001.

Academic Contact Info

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 977-9779
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)