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Stephen G. Pophal, MD

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Medical Director of Inpatient Cardiology



Areas of Expertise

  • Ped. Cardiology Heart Transplant Heart Failure Card. Catheterization


Phoenix Children's Cardiology
1919 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85016-7710


Education & Training

Medical School / Education

Ohio State University of Medicine


University of Chicago


Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center & Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine


  • Top-Doc

Research & Publications

1. Therapeutic options in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a pediatric perspective. Rhee EK. Nigro JJ. Pophal SG. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 10(5):433-41, 2008.

2. Left hemitruncus associated with tetralogy of fallot: fetal diagnosis and postnatal echocardiographic and cardiac computed tomographic confirmation. Diab K. Richardson R. Pophal S. Alboliras E. Pediatric Cardiology. 31(4):534-7, 2010.

3. Improved exercise performance in pediatric heart transplant recipients after home exercise training. Patel JN. Kavey RE. Pophal SG. Trapp EE. Jellen G. Pahl E. Pediatric Transplantation. 12(3):336-40, 2008.

4. Case-control study of risk factors for the development of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in a pediatric heart transplant cohort. Katz BZ. Pahl E. Crawford SE. Kostyk MC. Rodgers S. Seshadri R. Proytcheva M. Pophal S. Pediatric Transplantation. 11(1):58-65, 2007.

5. Ryan J1, Gregg C, Frakes D, Pophal S. Three-dimensional printing: changing clinical care or just a passing fad? Curr Opin Cardiol. 2017 Jan;32(1):86-92. PubMed PMID: 27861185.

Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure & Heart Transplantation
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