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Stephen C. Cook, MD, FACC

Stephen Cook, MD
Job Title Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5540 Phone
412-692-5138 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1997 Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


2001 Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


2006 Pediatric and Adult Cardiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


  • Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC)
  • International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology


  • 2008 Adult Congenital Heart Association 5th National Conference; Adult Congenital Heart Disease Research Symposium, Best Research Abstract
  • 2006 Finalist, Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Radiology
  • 2005 Young Investigator Award, Sponsored by the American Heart Association and the North American Society for Cardiac Imaging
  • 2003 ACCF/Bristol-Meyers Squibb Affiliate Travel Award
  • 2003 AVENTIS Cardiology Fellows Scholarship Program
  • 1995 Worcester District Medical Society Loan
  • 1993 Golden Key National Honor Society


  • Winner MW 3rd, Raman SV, Chung YV, Simonett OP, Mihai G, Cook SC. Post-interventional three-dimensional dark blood MRI in the adult with congenital heart disease. Int J Cardiol. 2011. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Crumb SR, Cook SC, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz, et al. Quality outcomes of ACHD patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures and hospital admissions in a free-standing children’s hospital. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Feb 3; 146 (3): 326-9.
  • Egan M, Phillips A, Cook SC. Aortic dissection in the adult Fontan with aortic root enlargement. Pediatric Cardiol. 2009; 30 (4): 562-3.

    View Dr. Cook's full list of publications from PubMed.

Clinical Specialties

  • Transition of care from adolescence to adulthood for patients with congenital heart disease
  • Non-invasive cardiac imaging, including cardiovascular MRI/CT and echocardiography, in adults with
    congenital heart disease

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Accelerated atherosclerosis and cerebral aneurysms in adults with coarctation of the aorta
  • Measurements of quality of life with respect to sexual
    health and knowledge in adults with congenital heart
    disease as well as the impact of implantable cardiac
    defibrillators on sexual function
  • Serves on several national research committees
Last Update
April 12, 2011
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Last Update
April 12, 2011