Cynthia S. Herrington, MD

Title(s)Professor of Clinical Surgery
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address4661 Sunset Blvd.
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90027
Phone+1 323 361 4148
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    Title(s)Director of Physician Diversity of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    Dr. Cynthia S. Herrington, is associate professor of clinical cardiothoracic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine. She is surgical director of pediatric thoracic transplantation and holds the Ryan Winston Family Chair in Transplant Cardiology at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Herrington is also the surgical director of the lung transplant program at the University of Southern California. She joined the faculty in July 2008 leaving her practice at the University of Minnesota.
    Dr. Herrington is actively involved with cardiothoracic surgical education locally and nationally. She is the program director for the congenital cardiothoracic fellowship at CHLA. She holds positions on the executive board of the TSDA and the newly formed joint council of thoracic surgical education. Her research interests focus on outcome of thoracic transplantation and donor management.

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    1. Factors Associated With Gastrostomy Tube Complications in Infants With Congenital Heart Disease. J Surg Res. 2022 12; 280:273-279. Tran NN, Mahdi EM, Ourshalimian S, Sanborn S, Alquiros MT, Kingston P, Lascano D, Herrington C, Votava-Smith JK, Kelley-Quon LI. PMID: 36030602; PMCID: PMC10231870.
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    2. Factors Impacting Long-Term Gastrostomy Tube Dependence in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease. J Surg Res. 2022 02; 270:455-462. Mahdi EM, Tran NN, Ourshalimian S, Sanborn S, Alquiros MT, Squillaro A, Lascano D, Herrington C, Kelley-Quon LI. PMID: 34800791.
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    3. Non-invasive biomarkers of Fontan-associated liver disease. JHEP Rep. 2021 Dec; 3(6):100362. Emamaullee J, Khan S, Weaver C, Goldbeck C, Yanni G, Kohli R, Genyk Y, Zhou S, Shillingford N, Sullivan PM, Takao C, Detterich J, Kantor PF, Cleveland JD, Herrington C, Ram Kumar S, Starnes V, Badran S, Patel ND. PMID: 34693238; PMCID: PMC8517550.
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    4. Immunologic and Survival Benefits of Combined Heart-liver Transplantation in Children. Transplantation. 2021 09 01; 105(9):e107-e108. Menteer J, Goldbeck C, Herrington C, Yanni G, Emamaullee JA. PMID: 34416752; PMCID: PMC8932196.
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    5. A Novel Restorative Pulmonary Valve Conduit: Early Outcomes of Two Clinical Trials. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2020; 7:583360. Morales DL, Herrington C, Bacha EA, Morell VO, Prodán Z, Mroczek T, Sivalingam S, Cox M, Bennink G, Asch FM. PMID: 33748192; PMCID: PMC7969645.
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    6. Resident education in congenital heart surgery does not compromise outcomes. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 01; 163(1):251-260. Cleveland JD, Bowdish ME, Mack WJ, Kim RW, Kumar SR, Kallin K, Herrington CS, Wells WJ, Starnes VA. PMID: 33581904.
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    7. Progression in Fontan conduit stenosis and hemodynamic impact during childhood and adolescence. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug; 162(2):372-380.e2. Patel ND, Friedman C, Herrington C, Wood JC, Cheng AL. PMID: 33220959.
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    8. Postoperative heart failure after stage 1 palliative surgery for single ventricle cardiac disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Jun; 40(5):943-949. Foulks MG, Meyer RML, Gold JI, Herrington CS, Kallin K, Menteer J. PMID: 30937501.
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    9. Endocrine treatment of high grade serous ovarian carcinoma; quantification of efficacy and identification of response predictors. Gynecol Oncol. 2019 02; 152(2):278-285. Stanley B, Hollis RL, Nunes H, Towler JD, Yan X, Rye T, Dawson C, Mackean MJ, Nussey F, Churchman M, Herrington CS, Gourley C. PMID: 30501904.
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    10. Enhanced response rate to pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in high grade serous ovarian carcinomas harbouring BRCA1 and BRCA2 aberrations. BMC Cancer. 2018 01 03; 18(1):16. Hollis RL, Meynert AM, Churchman M, Rye T, Mackean M, Nussey F, Arends MJ, Sims AH, Semple CA, Herrington CS, Gourley C. PMID: 29298688; PMCID: PMC5753521.
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    11. Erratum to: Home Monitoring Program Reduces Mortality in High-Risk Sociodemographic Single-Ventricle Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Jan; 38(1):206. Castellanos DA, Herrington C, Adler S, Haas K, Kumar SR, Kung GC. PMID: 28101661.
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    12. Home Monitoring Program Reduces Mortality in High-Risk Sociodemographic Single-Ventricle Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Dec; 37(8):1575-1580. Castellanos DA, Herrington C, Adler S, Haas K, Ram Kumar S, Kung GC. PMID: 27554255.
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    13. Survival and quality of life for children with end-stage heart failure who are not candidates for cardiac transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Jul; 34(7):906-11. Sabati AA, Szmuszkovicz JR, Herrington C, Hermes M, Mahmoud HA, Phei Wee C, Starnes VA, Menteer J. PMID: 25765370.
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    14. Synchronous HIV/AIDS-related Epstein-Barr Virus-associated smooth muscle tumors in a 20-year-old female. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Oct; 33(10):1055-6. Adam E, Wang L, Herrington C, Bliss D, Church JA. PMID: 24759574.
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    15. A novel hybrid technique for transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation within a dilated native right ventricular outflow tract. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):e145-6. Travelli FC, Herrington CS, Ing FF. PMID: 24929802.
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    16. Rapidly fatal disseminated acanthamoebiasis in a single lung transplant recipient. Ann Transplant. 2013 Mar 14; 18:108-11. Afshar K, Boydking A, Ganesh S, Herrington C, McFadden PM. PMID: 23792510.
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    17. Outcomes after lung transplantation and practices of lung transplant programs in the United States regarding hepatitis C seropositive recipients. Transplantation. 2011 Jun 15; 91(11):1293-6. Fong TL, Cho YW, Hou L, Hutchinson IV, Barbers RG, Herrington CS. PMID: 21516068.
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    18. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of aprotinin to reduce primary graft dysfunction following lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2011 Jan-Feb; 25(1):90-6. Herrington CS, Prekker ME, Arrington AK, Susanto D, Baltzell JW, Studenski LL, Radosevich DM, Kelly RF, Shumway SJ, Hertz MI, Bittner HB, Dahlberg PS. PMID: 20731686.
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    19. The effectiveness of the "open chest" for the unstable patient after bilateral sequential lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Aug; 29(8):894-7. D'Cunha J, Rueth NM, Belew B, Herrington CS, Hertz MI, Kelly RF, Shumway SJ. PMID: 20456981.
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    20. Obstruction of lateral tunnel fontan by an adjustable occluder device. J Card Surg. 2009 Nov-Dec; 24(6):750-2. Biniwale RM, Wells WJ, Herrington CS, Starnes VA. PMID: 20078723.
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    21. Pediatric tracheal disruption repaired via median sternotomy. J Trauma. 2008 Feb; 64(2):493-5. Setty SP, Linden BC, Herrington C, McGonigal M. PMID: 16983302.
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    22. Ninety-day mortality and major complications are not affected by use of lung allocation score. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Feb; 27(2):192-6. McCue JD, Mooney J, Quail J, Arrington A, Herrington C, Dahlberg PS. PMID: 18267226.
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    23. Primary graft dysfunction and long-term pulmonary function after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Oct; 26(10):1004-11. Whitson BA, Prekker ME, Herrington CS, Whelan TP, Radosevich DM, Hertz MI, Dahlberg PS. PMID: 17919620.
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    24. Early Trends in PaO(2)/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio predict outcome in lung transplant recipients with severe primary graft dysfunction. Chest. 2007 Sep; 132(3):991-7. Prekker ME, Herrington CS, Hertz MI, Radosevich DM, Dahlberg PS. PMID: 17550938.
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    25. High prevalence of proximal and distal gastroesophageal reflux disease in advanced COPD. Chest. 2007 Jun; 131(6):1666-71. Kempainen RR, Savik K, Whelan TP, Dunitz JM, Herrington CS, Billings JL. PMID: 17400682.
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    26. Fontan procedure: old lessons and new frontiers. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2006 Jul; 4(4):515-21. Setty SP, Herrington CS. PMID: 16918270.
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    27. Risk factors for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Jan; 131(1):73-80. Whitson BA, Nath DS, Johnson AC, Walker AR, Prekker ME, Radosevich DM, Herrington CS, Dahlberg PS. PMID: 16399297.
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    28. Does Perfadex affect outcomes in clinical lung transplantation? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Dec; 24(12):2243-8. Nath DS, Walter AR, Johnson AC, Radosevich DM, Prekker ME, Herrington CS, Dahlberg PS, Kelly RF. PMID: 16364877.
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    29. Thyroid dysfunction after pediatric cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 May; 127(5):1509-11. Lynch BA, Brown DM, Herrington C, Braunlin E. PMID: 15116015.
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    30. Expression of PAX 3 alternatively spliced transcripts and identification of two new isoforms in human tumors of neural crest origin. Int J Cancer. 2004 Jan 10; 108(2):314-20. Parker CJ, Shawcross SG, Li H, Wang QY, Herrington CS, Kumar S, MacKie RM, Prime W, Rennie IG, Sisley K, Kumar P. PMID: 14639621.
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    31. Pediatric cardiac transplantation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004; 16(4):404-9. Herrington CS, Tsirka AE. PMID: 15635547.
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    32. Timing of transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosing patent foramen ovale in patients supported with left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 May; 75(5):1624-6. Liao KK, Miller L, Toher C, Ormaza S, Herrington CS, Bittner HB, Park SJ. PMID: 12735591.
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