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Jonathan Edelson MD

Faculty Member

Jonathan Edelson is a faculty member at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, a cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at CHOP, and a senior fellow in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. He is a pediatric cardiologist with a clinical focus on heart failure, transplant, mechanical circulatory support and exercise physiology. 

Dr. Edelson’s research leverages large administrative databases to evaluate resource utilization and outcomes in patients with congenital heart disease and advanced heart failure, in the interest of informing cost-effective and clinically excellent care models. He also is actively involved in prospective research evaluating the impact of interventional exercise programs on children and adolescents with cardiomyopathy and after heart transplant, and is interested in developing methods which increase access to cardiac rehabilitation to underrepresented children and adolescents.