Jennifer Christel Romano MD

Assistant Professor, Cardiac Surgery
Specialties: 
Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Interests:

Congenital heart surgery; ECMO [Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygentation] for pediatric cardiac failure; surgical critical care.

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Locations

U of M Cardiac Surgery

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
1540 E. Hospital Drive, Level 11
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
888-287-1082
Fax:
734-232-8595

U of M Cardiac Surgery

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Floor 11
1540 E. Hospital Dr - SPC 4204
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-936-4978
Fax:
734-936-5031

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Harvard Medical School, 1996

Residency

  • University of Michigan Health System, Surgical Critical Care, MI, 2001

  • University of Michigan Health System, Surgery General, MI, 2003

Fellowship

  • Surg Thoracic, University of Michigan Health System, 2005

  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers, 2006

Board Certification

  • Surgery

  • Surgical Critical Care

  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Research

Health services and health policy research regarding quality of life measures and resource utilization in congenital heart disease.

Biography

Dr. Jennifer C. Hirsch, received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a Masters of Science in Health Services Research from the University of Michigan. She joined the faculty in 2006 following the completion of her residency and fellowships in Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Extracorporeal Life Support, and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Michigan. She is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery and the Surgical Director of the Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. Her clinical interest is in fetal interventions and the postnatal management of these neonates as well as hybrid interventions. Her research focus is on quality of life and functional outcomes for children following congenital heart surgery. She is active nationally in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Database and the Congenital Quality Measures Initiative.
 

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