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John Fahey, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Pediatric Exercise Laboratory; Co-Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology

Research Summary

Dr. Fahey’s research interests include exercise stress testing, and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Research in the exercise laboratory has included patients with congenital heart defects, as well as children with obesity, rickets, pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas, and stridor. He is now the exercise core laboratory for an international study investigating the effects of a transcatheter placed pulmonary valve on exercise performance. In addition, he is now a member of the Pediatric Exercise Network, an international group attempting to standardize pediatric integrative physiology, exercise testing, and body composition measurements throughout the US.

Research in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease clinic includes investigting liver dysfunction in adults with complex congenital heart disease.

Speciailized Terms: Exercise physiology in children with congenital and acquired heart defects; Adults with congenital heart disease

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Research Interests

Cardiology; Exercise Test; Heart Diseases; Obesity; Pediatrics; Physiology; Pulmonary Artery; Rickets; Exercise

Selected Publications