Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Samuel Gidding, MD

Academic Title: Professor

Pediatrics - Cardiology

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Office Locations

duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington DE 19803
Phone: (302) 651-6660
Fax: (302) 651-5345
443 Laurel Oak Road, Suite 230
Voorhees NJ 08043
Phone: (800) 416-4441
Phone: (856) 309-8508
Fax: (856) 309-8556

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • UMDNJ - Rutgers Medical School, Medical School


  • State University of New York


  • SUNY at Syracuse NY


  • University of Michigan Hospital

Recent Publications

Cardiac Biomarkers in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Results from the TODAY Study

Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetic Kidney Disease in Children and Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes: An Observational Analysis of Data From the TODAY Clinical Trial

Intermuscular Adipose Tissue and Subclinical Coronary Artery Calcification in Midlife: The CARDIA Study (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults)

Association of Aortic Root Dilation from Early Adulthood to Middle Age with Cardiac Structure and Function: The CARDIA Study

Association of early left ventricular dysfunction with advanced magnetic resonance white matter and gray matter brain measures: The CARDIA study

Clinical practice guideline for screening and management of high blood pressure in children and adolescents

Managing Patients With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Fibroblast growth factor-23 is independently associated with cardiac mass in African-American adolescent males

Reference Ranges and Regional Patterns of Left Ventricular Strain and Strain Rate Using Two-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography in a Healthy Middle-Aged Black and White Population: The CARDIA Study

Prevalence and Predictors of Diastolic Dysfunction According to Different Classification Criteria

Rasmussen-Torvik et al. Respond to "the Perfect Measure of Diastolic Dysfunction"

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

Association of Insulin Resistance and Glycemic Metabolic Abnormalities With LV Structure and Function in Middle Age: The CARDIA Study

Knowns and unknowns in the care of pediatric familial hypercholesterolemia

Interventions to reduce cardiovascular risk in children with type 1 diabetes

The complexities of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia management

Challenges in the health economics of familial hypercholesterolemia

2016 ACC/AHA guideline focused update on duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary artery disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines

What should be the screening strategy for familial hypercholesterolemia?

Defining severe familial hypercholesterolaemia and the implications for clinical management: a consensus statement from the International Atherosclerosis Society Severe Familial Hypercholesterolemia Panel