Pediatric Cardiology Faculty
Gerald Greil, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Pogue Family Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Cardiology
Interests: Virtual and real reproductions of heart specimens/virtual surgery; use of multidetector computed tomography (MDCTP) in patients with acquired and congenital heart disease; patient-specific cardiovascular modeling and simulation; morphology and function assessed by whole heart imaging; magnetic resonance coronary angiography (MRCA); interventional cardiac MRI, MRI hybrid laboratories (XMR), and MRI compatible catheter material; improved diagnosis in patients with acquired and congenital heart disease (CHD) using contrast agents
Maria Bano, M.D.
Sarah D. Blumenschein, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Preventive Cardiology
Interests: Cholesterol, congenital heart disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and lipid disorders
Bibhuti Das, M.D.
Interests: Pediatric cardiology, pediatric heart transplantation, exercise testing, clinical research in congenital heart disease and transplantations, heart failure, and exercise physiology
V. Vivian Dimas, M.D.
Interests: Interventional cardiology and novel techniques, and long-term post operative outcomes
Adrian K. Dyer, M.D.
Interests: Congenital heart disease, pediatric and fetal echocardiography, and cardiac MRI
David E. Fixler, M.D.
Interests: Congenital heart disease, transplantation, epidemiology of congenital heart disease, and childhood hypertension
Lisa C. Heistein, M.D.
Interests: Congenital heart disease, and fetal and pediatric echocardiography
Mohammad Hussain, M.D., Ph.D.
Catherine M. Ikemba, M.D.
Interests: Noninvasive cardiac imaging including transthoracic, transesophageal, and fetal echocardiography, perinatal cardiology and counseling, and psychological impact of prenatal diagnosis
Amy L. Juraszek, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
Interests: Cardiac pathology and embryology, and medical education
Colin E. Kane, M.D.
Interests: General pediatric cardiology, fetal and pediatric echocardiography, and web-based distance medical education
Matthew S. Lemler, M.D.
Interests: Congenital heart disease, echocardiography, noninvasive imaging, fetal echocardiography, single ventricle palliation, aspirin resistance in pediatrics, long-term chemotherapy toxicity, and sedation
Lynn Mahony, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Interests: Congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure, Marfan syndrome, student athlete pre-participation evaluation, and clinical trials and other studies examining short- and long-term outcomes for patients with congenital heart disease, including quality of life
Sadia Malik, M.D.
Shawyntee Mayo, M.D., M.P.H.Assistant Professor
Interests: Lipid disorders, childhood obesity, hypertension, epidemiology of congenital heart disease, public health initiatives, and clinical research in pediatric cardiology
Alan W. Nugent, M.B.B.S., FPACP
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Interests: Pediatric cardiology, interventional catheterization, cardiovascular intensive care, and interventional cardiology
Claudio Ramaciotti, M.D.
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory
Interests: Congenital heart disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, echocardiography, ventricular function, and patent ductus arteriosus in extreme low birth weight infants
William A. Scott, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Associate Vice Chair of Multidisciplinary Programs
Medical Director of Service Line Development, Children’s Health℠
Interests: Cardiac electrophysiology, catheter ablation, pacemaker and defibrillator management, syncope and noninvasive evaluation, arrhythmia diagnosis and management, cardiac involvement in neuromuscular disease, epidemiology of congenital heart disease, heart rate variability, and pacemaker device therapy
Poonam Punjwani Thankavel, M.D.
Interests: 3D echocardiography, transesophageal, and echocardiographic evaluation of the patent ductus arteriosus in neonates
Surendranath R. Veeram Reddy, M.D.
Interests: Pediatric interventional cardiology, pediatric and adult congenital heart disease, and biodegradable stents for use in children
Kavita Sharma, M.D.
Animesh Tandon, M.D., M.S.
Interests: Advanced cardiac imaging (echocardiography, MRI, CT), congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathies
Thomas M. Zellers, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Health
Interests: Interventional cardiology and novel techniques, congenital heart disease, interventional cardiac catheterization and the role of interventional procedures and devices in congenital heart disease
Ilana J. Zeltser, M.D.
Interests: Pediatric interventional cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular screening, post-pericardiotomy syndrome, and sports medicine