Clifford Chin, MD

Co-Director, Advanced Cardiomyopathy Services, Heart Institute

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3151

Fax 513-803-7869



Pediatric cardiology; cardiomyopathy and transplantation


Cardiomyopathy and transplantation

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.

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Castleberry C, Ryan T, Chin C. Transplantation in the Highly Sensitized Pediatric Patient. Circulation. 2014;129:2313-2319.

Chin C. Pediatric Antibody Mediated Rejection. Pediatric Transplantation. 2012;16:404-4012.

Pietra B, Kantor P, Bartlett H, Chin C, Canter C, Larsen R, Edens E, Colan C, Towbin T, Lipshultz S, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Sleeper L, Hsu D. Early Predictors of Survival to and After Clinical Heart Transplantation in Children’ with Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2012;126:1079-86.

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.

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, 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.

Biomarkers for post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in children. Site investigator. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 2015 - present.