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

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

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

Prevalence and Predictors of Diastolic Dysfunction According to Different Classification Criteria

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

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

The complexities of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia management

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

US physician practices for diagnosing familial hypercholesterolemia: data from the CASCADE-FH registry

2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure: An Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Failure Society of America

Cardiac Abnormalities in Youth with Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Sex differences in the associations of visceral adiposity, homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance, and body mass index with lipoprotein subclass analysis in obese adolescents

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Now Part of Cardiovascular Disease Genetic Epidemiology Research

A patient with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and hypertension