Clifford Chin, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant Services

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-1675

Fax 513-803-7869

Email clifford.chin@cchmc.org

MD: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 1989.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1989.

Fellowship: Stanford University, Stanford, CA 1992.
Chin C, Chen G, Sequeria F, Berry G, Siehr S, Bernstein D, Rosenthal D, Reinhartz O, Tyan D. Clinical usefulness of a novel C1q assay to detect immunoglobulin G antibodies capable of fixing complement in sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Feb;30(2):158-63.

Stein ML, Robbins R, Sabati AA, Reinhartz O, Chin C, Liu E, Bernstein D, Roth S, Wright G, Reitz B, Rosenthal D. Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)-defined morbidity and mortality associated with pediatric ventricular assist device support at a single US center: the Stanford experience. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Nov 1;3(6):682-8.

Chin C, Lukito SS, Shek J, Bernstein D, Perry SB. Prevention of pediatric graft coronary artery disease: atorvastatin. Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Jun;12(4):442-6.

Potena L, Fearon WF, Sydow K, Holweg C, Luikart H, Chin C, Weisshaar D, Mocarski ES, Lewis DB, Valantine HA, Cooke JP. Asymmetric dimethylarginine and cardiac allograft vasculopathy progression: modulation by sirolimus. Transplantation. 2008 Mar 27;85(6):827-33.

Tu W, Potena L, Stepick-Biek P, Liu L, Dionis KY, Luikart H, Fearon WF, Holmes TH, Chin C, Cooke JP, Valantine HA, Mocarski ES, Lewis DB. T-cell immunity to subclinical cytomegalovirus infection reduces cardiac allograft disease. Circulation. 2006 Oct 10;114(15):1608-15.

Potena L, Holweg CT, Chin C, Luikart H, Weisshaar D, Narasimhan B, Fearon WF, Lewis DB, Cooke JP, Mocarski ES, Valantine HA. Acute rejection and cardiac allograft vascular disease is reduced by suppression of subclinical cytomegalovirus infection. Transplantation. 2006 Aug 15;82(3):398-405.

Chin C, Naftel D, Pahl E, Shankel T, Clark ML, Gamberg P, Kirklin J, Webber S; Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. Cardiac re-transplantation in pediatrics: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Dec;25(12):1420-4.

Chin C, Pittson S, Luikart H, Bernstein D, Robbins R, Reitz B, Oyer P, Valantine H. Induction therapy for pediatric and adult heart transplantation: comparison between OKT3 and daclizumab. Transplantation. 2005 Aug 27;80(4):477-81.

Chin C, Naftel DC, Singh TP, Blume ED, Luikart H, Bernstein D, Gamberg P, Kirklin JK, Morrow WR; Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. Risk factors for recurrent rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: a multicenter experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Feb;23(2):178-85.

Chin C, Akhtar MJ, Rosenthal DN, Bernstein D. Safety and utility of the routine surveillance biopsy in pediatric patients 2 years after heart transplantation. J Pediatr. 2000 Feb;136(2):238-42.