John Costello, MD, MPH

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties:Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Cardiology
NPI #1053302992

John Michael Costello, MD, MPH

Dr. John M. Costello is a pediatric cardiologist who specializes in cardiac intensive care. He was recruited to MUSC Children's Hospital in 2018 to serve as the Vice Chair of Clinical Research for the Department of Pediatrics and the Director of Research for the Children's Heart Center.

Dr. Costello received his undergraduate degree from The University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He completed a pediatric residency and dual fellowships in pediatric cardiology and critical care medicine, all at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Prior to coming to MUSC, Dr. Costello was a faculty member in the Department of Cardiology at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. More recently, he served as the Director of Inpatient Cardiology and the Medical Director of the Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Dr. Costello sees patients in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at MUSC Children's Hospital. He has a clinical interest in the evaluation and treatment of neonates with complex congenital heart disease.

Dr. Costello is an active clinical investigator whose research focuses on critically ill children with cardiac disease. He has completed the Masters in Public Health program with a concentration in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has authored or co-authored over 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and is invited to speak regularly at national and international meetings. He is the Immediate Past President of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society and a past President of the Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) and as the Chair of the Medical Advisory Board for the Children's Heart Foundation. He is a Senior Associate Editor for Cardiology in the Young and serves on the Editorial Board for the World Journal for Pediatric and Congenial Heart Surgery.

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Pediatric critical care

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