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Francis M. McCaffrey, MD

Job Title Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5540 Phone
412-692-5138 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1980 The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
 

Residency:

1983 Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
 

Fellowship:

1991 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
1994 Department of Perinatal Cardiology, Magee-Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American Heart Association, Cardiovascular Diseases of the Young

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Diplomate
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology, Diplomate
  • DEA

Awards

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Washington and Jefferson College
  • Navy Letter of Commendation, U.S. Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL
  • Chairman's Teaching Award

Publications

  • Lutin WA, Brumund MR, Jones C, Tharpe CE, Montgomery M, McCaffrey FM. Hemodynamic abnormalities in fetuses with congenital heart disease. Pediatric Cardiology, 1999; Dec 20(6): 390-395.
  • O’Brien J, McCaffrey FM. Prenatal diagnosis and outcome of a ruptured aneurysm arising from the left atrium.  Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2001; April 17(4):347-349.
  • Richardson L, Topor Z, Bhakta D, McCaffrey F, Bruce E, Patwardhan A. Assessment of ventilatory sensitivity to carbon dioxide changes during orthostatis. Biomed Sci Instrum, 2002; 38: 301-305.

Research Interests

  • Evaluating the utility and application of fetal echocardiography
  • Pediatric physical fitness and exercise testing
  • Echocardiographic evaluation of patients with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy
Last Update
October 4, 2012
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