Barbara R. Ferdman, M.D.

Barbara R. Ferdman, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-8138
Fax: (585) 276-1128
Administrative: (585) 275-8138

Research Bio

Dr. Ferdman's main focus is brain development in patients with congenital heart disease both pre- and post-operatively as well as neurodevelopmental outcome, along with brain development in patients with other hemodynamically significant congenital lesions (i.e. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia). She is also involved with optimizing patient outcomes following surgery for congenital heart disease.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Merck-Lange Book Award | St. Louis University School of Medicine 1996

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

Ferdman BR, States L,Hedrick H, Rychik J. "Abnormalities of Intestinal Rotation in Patients with Heterotaxy Syndrome and Congential Heart Disease". Congenital Heart Disease. 2007; 2: 12-18.
2006 May
Balfour IC, Srun SW, Wood EG, Belsha CW, Marshall DL, Ferdman BR. "Renal benefit of Rapamycin in pediatric heart transplant patients". Journal of the Society for International Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2006; 25(5): 518-22.
McCallum K, Bermudez O, Ohlemeyer C, Tyson E, Portilla M, Ferdman B. "How should the clinician evaluate and manage the cardiovascular complicatioons of anorexia nervosa?". Eating Disorders. 2006; 14(1): 73-80.
1998 Jan
Sabblini G, Rao SF, Nouri S, Ferdman BR, Jureidini SB, Wilson AD. "Long-term follow up of results balloon angioplasty of post-operative aortic recoarctation". American Journal of Caridology. 1998; 81(1): 61-7.
Jureidini SB, Honnann JW, Williams J, Ferdman BR, Rao PS. "Morphometric Assessment of the Innominate Vein in the Prediction of Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava". Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 1998; 11(4): 372-6.


Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | St Louis University School of Medicine1996
BS | Arts & Sciences | Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville1987

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia07/01/1999 - 06/30/2002
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Minnesota Medical School07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Minnesota Medical School06/12/1996 - 06/30/1997