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Pediatric Cardiology Faculty

Dr. Gerald Greil

Gerald Greil, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Professor, Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pogue 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
Dr. Nathanya Baez Hernandez

Nathanya Baez Hernandez, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Improving pediatric heart donor availability and utilization; reducing post-transplant complications; prevention, early identification and treatment of chemotherapy induced cardiomyopathy in pediatric cancer survivors; heart failure in patients with single ventricle physiology
Dr. Maria Bano

Maria Bano, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Heart failure; cardiac transplantation
Dr. Sarah Blumenschein

Sarah D. Blumenschein, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Preventive Cardiology
  • Interests: Cholesterol; congenital heart disease; hyperlipidemia; obesity; lipid disorders
Dr. Ryan Butts

Ryan Butts, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Heart failure; critical care; clinical trials; cardiac transplantation
Dr. Melinda Cory

Melinda Cory, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. Chioma Duru

Chioma Duru, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. David Fixler

David E. Fixler, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Dr. Fred S. Brooksaler Professorship in Pediatrics
  • Interests: Congenital heart disease; transplantation; epidemiology of congenital heart disease; and childhood hypertension
Dr. Joshua Greer

Joshua Greer, Ph.D.

  • Instructor
Dr. Carrie Herbert

Carrie Herbert, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. Mohammad Hussain

Mohammad Hussain, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Advanced cardiac imaging (echocardiography, MRI, CT); congenital heart disease; cardiomyopathies
Dr. Catherine Ikemba

Catherine M. Ikemba, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Noninvasive cardiac imaging including transthoracic; transesophageal; and fetal echocardiography; perinatal cardiology and counseling; psychological impact of prenatal diagnosis
Dr. Colin Kane

Colin E. Kane, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: General pediatric cardiology; fetal and pediatric echocardiography; and web-based distance medical education
Dr. Matthew Lemler

Matthew S. Lemler, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Interests: Congenital heart disease; echocardiography; noninvasive imaging; fetal echocardiography; single ventricle palliation; aspirin resistance in pediatrics; long-term chemotherapy toxicity; sedation
Dr. Lynn Mahony

Lynn Mahony, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Interests: Congenital heart disease; congestive heart failure; dilated aorta; Marfan syndrome; quality of life in pediatric patients with heart disease
Dr. Sadia Malik

Sadia Malik, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
  • Interests: Genetics of cardiovascular disease; clinical studies
Dr. Hoang Nguyen

Hoang Nguyen, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. Claudio Ramaciotti

Claudio Ramaciotti, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, Children's Health
  • Interests: Congenital heart disease; Duchenne muscular dystrophy; echocardiography; ventricular function; patent ductus arteriosus in extreme low birth weight infants
Dr. William Scott

William A. Scott, M.D., M.S.

  • Professor
  • 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
Dr. Kavita Sharma

Kavita Sharma, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Fetal cardiology; Kawasaki disease; outreach cardiology
Dr. Dhiraj Singh

Dhiraj Singh, M.D.,M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Dr. David Sutcliffe

David Sutcliffe, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Heart failure; ventricular assist devices; cardiac transplantation
Dr. Animesh Tandon

Animesh Tandon, M.D., M.S.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Advanced cardiac imaging (echocardiography, MRI, CT); congenital heart disease; cardiomyopathies
Dr. Suren Reddy

Surendranath R. Veeram Reddy, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Interests: Pediatric interventional cardiology; pediatric and adult congenital heart disease; biodegradable stents for use in children
Dr. Thomas Zellers

Thomas M. Zellers, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Health
  • Interests: Transcatheter delivered devices in the treatment of congenital and structural heart disease; quality and safety interventions in high-risk babies with complex congenital heart disease; physician leadership development