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Residency and Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

A Tribute from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Einstein

Our faculty members are nationally renowned for delivering exceptional clinical care, conducting groundbreaking research, mentoring tomorrow's medical pioneers and transforming local communities. Their unwavering dedication and transformative accomplishments embody our mission to improve the health and well-being of children in our local communities and throughout the world.

Click on the videos below to meet our faculty:

Meet Daphne Hsu, MD

Daphne T. Hsu, MD, one of the nation's leading experts in children's heart failure and heart transplant. From 2007 to 2021, Dr. Hsu served as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She expanded the Division's clinical programs and developed multi-disciplinary clinics for the care of pediatric and adult congenital heart disease. In 2009, the Division established its ACGME-accredited pediatric cardiology fellowship program. She was responsible for the training for dozens of future pediatric cardiologists.

Dr. Hsu has served as Past-president and board member of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group, the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry and the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Committee for the American Heart Association. She served on the Sub Board of Pediatric Cardiology of the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Hsu has treated more than 600 children with heart failure and more than 250 children undergoing heart transplant.

Meet Steve Shelov, MD

Steve Shelov, MD, was instrumental in the founding of the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. In 19 years as Director of Resident Education and Program Directorship, Dr. Shelov was responsible for training approximately 800 pediatric residents at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Shelov was responsible for overseeing the pediatric education of 4000 Albert Einstein College of Medicine medical students.

Dr. Shelov authored two books, Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, (five million copies in circulation) and The First Year of Life (one million copies in circulation) which received awards for lay education by numerous magazines, national surveys, and parent organizations. From 1983 to 1987, Dr. Shelov was the Pediatrician for The Today Show, a nationally televised news program. Dr. Shelov educated the public on a variety of issues concerning children's health and wellness.

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Shelov Recipient of the Children's Hospital at Montefiore 2023 Alumni Career Achievement Award!