Christopher Snyder, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. He joined the UH Rainbow medical staff eight years ago and has served in a number of roles during that time, including Head of Electrophysiology and Executive Committee Member for the hospital. In addition, he is the former KeyBank-Meyer Family Chair for Excellence in Leadership and has previously served as faculty at Yale-New Haven School of Medicine and Ochsner Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Snyder is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a residency and fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital with sub-specialty training in pediatric and adult congenital electrophysiology.
With more than 90 peer-reviewed articles and more than 10 book chapters, Dr. Snyder has presented his research at all the major pediatric cardiac meetings in the United States and throughout the world. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Heart Rhythm Society, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He currently serves as Chair of the Section of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery for the American Academy of Pediatrics and as Chair of the Joint Counsel on Congenital Heart Disease.
During his career, Dr. Snyder has been a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, has been recognized as a Cleveland Best Doctor for the past 8 years and as a Castle Connelly Outstanding Physician. He also received the AAP Recognition of Distinguished Service Award.
He currently serves as a senior editor for Congenital Heart Disease and Case Reports in Cardiology, and editor for the American Journal of Cardiology, The Scientific Pages in Pediatrics and the Journal of Pediatrics and Child Care. He also performs reviews for the PACE, Journal of Invasive Electrophysiology and Pediatrics.