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Francis McGowan Jr., MD, Anesthesiology, Philadelphia, PA, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Anesthesiology Philadelphia, PA

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children's Hospital Endowed Chair and Director for Anesthesiology Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Attending Anesthesiologist, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia

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Education & Training

  • Yale New Haven Children's Center
    Yale New Haven Children's CenterResidency, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 1986 - 1989
  • Yale New Haven Children's Center
    Yale New Haven Children's CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1983 - 1986
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineClass of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2011 - 2013
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1994 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1990 - 2022
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 1989 - 1990
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatric Anesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Super Doctor

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Toward Predictive Modeling of Catheter‐Based Pulmonary Valve Replacement into Native Right Ventricular Outflow Tracts  
    Andrew C Glatz, Francis X McGowan, Yoav Dori, Matthew J Gillespie, Kevin Whitehead, Matthew A Jolley, Robert C Gorman, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Comparison of 3D Echocardiogram-Derived 3D Printed Valve Models to Molded Models for Simulated Repair of Pediatric Atrioventricular Valves  
    Matthew A Jolley, Meryl S Cohen, Stephanie Fuller, Francis X McGowan, Pediatric Cardiology

Grant Support

  • Mitochondria In Hypertrophied RV And Surgical IschemiaNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2004–2008
  • Caspase Inhibition Of Apoptosis, Infant Cardiac SurgeryNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2001–2005
  • Myocardial Endotoxin Signaling In SurgeryNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2001–2004
  • Mechanisms Of Cytokine Injury To Myocardium In SurgeryNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute1996–1999

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations