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Dr. Peter D. Wearden

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon; Director ...

Local Address: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
3705 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 15213
United States

Company Description: Children's, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the only hospital in western Pennsylvania dedicated solely to the care of infants, children, and young adults....   more
Background

Employment History

  • Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Faculty - Academic
    UPMC
  • Clinical Instructor In Cardiothoracic Surgery
    UPMC
  • Regenerative Medicine Today
  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Director of Pediatric Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Support
    Children's Hospital
  • Faculty Member
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Director of Surgery for the McGowan Center for Preclinical Testing
    McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow In Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
    The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Board of Trustees Member
    Children's Hospital

Education

  • Georgetown University
  • Ph.D. , Pharmacology and Toxicology
    West Virginia University
  • M.D. , Pharmacology and Toxicology
    West Virginia University , School of Medicine
51 Total References
Web References
University of Pittsburgh: PediaFlow
www.launchpnt.com, 16 July 2008 [cached]
Peter Wearden
Dr. Wearden is an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.He graduated from Georgetown University with honors and then received his M.D. from West Virginia University, School of Medicine and then his Ph.D. also from West Virginia University in Pharmacology and Toxicology.In 2003, Dr. Wearden was Director of Surgery for the McGowan Center for Preclinical Testing at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and then following that position, he was a Clinical Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.Under his post-graduate studies he held positions which included being a Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery department at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and held several positions at West Virginia University, School of Medicine which included Chief Resident in Surgery, Senior Surgical Resident, Research Associate, Intern and Junior Surgical Resident and Research Assistant.
The animal implant was performed by ...
www.dimag.com, 6 Sept 2007 [cached]
The animal implant was performed by Peter Wearden, M.D., Ph.D., pediatric cardiac surgeon at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Regenerative Medicine Today - Podcast: Regenerative Medicine Today Podcast #66
www.regenerativemedicinetoday.com, 31 Mar 2009 [cached]
Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes back Peter Wearden, MD, PhD. Dr. Wearden is an Assistant Professor-Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Director Pediatric Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Support at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and a faculty member at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Joining Dr. Wearden is Dr. Joel Gradowski and Cindy Gradowski, who discuss their son's recent cardiac treatment and recovery through the use of a Ventricular Assist Device.
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For more information on Dr. Wearden's work interests and initiatives:
Development of Pediatric Artificial Heart.
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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
www.givetochildren.org, 29 July 2011 [cached]
Because ECMO is considered to be only a temporary measure, his doctors, led by cardiac surgeon Peter Wearden, MD, Ph.D, requested and received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place Ethan on the Berlin Heart.  
The Berlin Heart is a pediatric heart assist device that has been used with success in Europe but is still considered experimental in the United States. Dr. Wearden and his team at Children's are among a handful of physicians in the country who have undergone special training to implant the device in children as young as Ethan and must get FDA approval for each procedure. 
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Ethan started showing signs of improvement and Dr. Wearden ordered another cardiac catheterization.
"These are fantastic outcomes, better ...
www.markkosinsmd.com, 29 Sept 2008 [cached]
"These are fantastic outcomes, better than you see in many other centers," said Dr. Peter Wearden, a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon and director of pediatric mechanical cardiopulmonary support at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh.
But, he cautioned, "This is not a complete panacea."There are still risks, and he said that parents often focus on the potential benefits and don't always hear that there can be complications.
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