Stephanie Burns Wechsler, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department / Division:
Pediatrics / Pediatrics-Cardiology
Address:
DUMC 3090
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
919-668-4000
Office Telephone:
919-681-2916
Fax:
919-681-0366
Training:
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School–Houston, 1987
Residency:
  • Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland), 1990
Fellowship:
  • Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts), 1994
  • Medical Genetics, University of Michigan, 2003
Clinical Interests:
Congenital heart disease occurring as part of genetic syndromes; other cardiovascular diseases with a genetic cause, including cardiomyopathies and connective-tissue diseases, such as Marfan syndrome
Research Interests:
My clinical and research interests are in genetic conditions that affect the heart or include a cardiac phenotype as part of the clinical features. I am particularly interested in Connective Tissue Diseases such as Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome and the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. I am also interested in neuromuscular conditions and glycogen storage diseases that affect the heart. I am involved in clinical trials for patients with Marfan syndrome and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.