Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Ryan Davies, MD

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Pediatrics - Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Office Locations

duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington DE 19803
Phone: (302) 651-6660
Fax: (302) 651-5345

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Yale University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital


  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Recent Publications

Invited Commentary

Urgent listing exceptions and outcomes in pediatric heart transplantation: Comparison to standard criteria patients

The new United States heart allocation policy: Progress through collaborative revision

Assessment of Growth 6 Years after the Norwood Procedure

Surgical Reconstruction for Severe Tracheal Obstruction in Morquio A Syndrome

A case for using “marginal” hearts

Emergent Interhospital Transport of Pediatric Patient With a Berlin Heart Device

The technique matters, it's just not clear how

Evidence supports severe renal insufficiency as a relative contraindication to heart transplantation

Perventricular repair of ventricular septal defects: Specific techniques have specific risks

Low body mass index is associated with increased waitlist mortality among children listed for heart transplant

Stage 1 hybrid palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome-assessment of contemporary patterns of use: An analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database

Databases for pediatric cardiac transplantation: The united network for organ sharing/scientific registry of transplant recipients (unos/srtr) and the pediatric heart transplant study (PHTS)

A range of options for staged palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Can linking databases answer questions about paediatric heart failure?

Hybrid palliation for critical systemic outflow obstruction: Neither rapid stage 1 Norwood nor comprehensive stage 2 mitigate consequences of early risk factors

Predicting Utility of Exercise Tests Based on History/Holter in Patients with Premature Ventricular Contractions

Bilateral pulmonary arterial banding results in an increased need for subsequent pulmonary artery interventions

Invited commentary

Creation of a quantitative score to predict the need for mechanical support in children awaiting heart transplant