Jeffrey M. Vinocur, M.D.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 631
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-6096

Research Bio

• Quality improvement, performance improvement, and patient safety in many aspects of pediatric cardiology, including electrophysiology and cardiac surgery
• Use of multicenter clinical registries for quality improvement
• Management of inherited arrhythmia syndromes
• Management of fetal arrhythmias
• Various other aspects of pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology

Awards & Honors (National)

Goldwater Scholarship 2001

Awards & Honors (Local)

Mark Snelling Outstanding Fellow Award | University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics 2012
Frank Gougeon Fellowship 2011 - 2012
Chair's Award for Special Contribution by a Resident | University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program 2009
Primary Care Center Resident of the Year Award | Connecticut Children's Medical Center 2009
Outstanding PL-2 Resident Award | University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program 2008
First Place for Scholarly Pursuit in Basic Science | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2006
IBM Linux Scholar Challenge winner 2002
Lockheed Martin Award for Outstanding Achievement and Academic Service 2002
Cornell University Computer Science Prize for Academic Excellence and Leadership 2002

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

Lazaros, K.; Kochilas, MD.; Vinocur, JM.; Jeremiah, S.; Menk, MS. "Age-Dependent Sex Effects on Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery". J Am Heart Assoc. 2014; 3(1).
2013 Oct
Foker JE, Berry JM, Vinocur JM, Harvey BA, Pyles LA. "Two-ventricle repairs in the unbalanced atrioventricular canal defect spectrum with midterm follow-up." The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2013 Oct; 146(4):854-860.e3. Epub 2013 Jul 18.
2013 Jul 15
Aldoss O, Arain NI, Vinocur JM, Menk J, Ameduri RK, Bryant R, Kochilas LK, Gruenstein DH. "Frequency of superior vena cava obstruction in pediatric heart transplant recipients and its relation to previous superior cavopulmonary anastomosis." The American journal of cardiology. 2013 Jul 15; 112(2):286-91. Epub 2013 Apr 12.
2013 Jun
Vinocur JM, Menk JS, Connett J, Moller JH, Kochilas LK. "Surgical volume and center effects on early mortality after pediatric cardiac surgery: 25-year North American experience from a multi-institutional registry." Pediatric cardiology. 2013 Jun; 34(5):1226-36. Epub 2013 Feb 02.
2012 Oct 1
Shepard CW, Kochilas L, Vinocur JM, Bryant R, Harvey BA, Bradley S, Decampli W, Louis JD. "Surgical Placement of Permanent Epicardial Pacing Systems in Very Low-Birth Weight Premature Neonates: A Review of Data From the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium (PCCC)." World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 2012 Oct 1; 3(4):454-8.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | University of Pennsylvania2006
BA | Computer Science | Cornell University2002

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Electrophysiology at University of Toronto / Hospital for Sick Children07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at University of Minnesota / Amplatz Children's Hospital07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Connecticut / Connecticut Children's Medical Center06/28/2007 - 06/27/2009
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Connecticut School of Medicine07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007