Our Faculty

Our Faculty

Pediatric Cardiology Faculty

Thomas L’Ecuyer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Medical Director, Heart Transplant
Clinical Interests: Heart failure and transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, non-invasive imaging

Robert Battle, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Clinical Interests: Adult congenital heart disease, heart disease in athletes

Martha Carpenter, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus

Peter Dean, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Interests: Non-invasive imaging, intraoperative imaging, exercise physiology

Howard Gutgesell, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus

Michael Hainstock, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Interests: Interventional catheterization

Tracey Hoke, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chair of Clinical Quality and Safety
Associate Chief Medical Office for Children's Services
Interim Chief of Quality and Performance Improvement
Senior Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality
Clinical Interests: General care of children with heart disease, quality improvement in pediatric cardiology

D. Scott Lim, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Advanced Cardiac Valve Center
Clinical Interests: Heart valve disease and valvular interventions, interventional catheterization

G. Paul Matherne, MD, MBA
Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Co-Associate Chief Medical Officer
Clinical Interests: Non-invasive imaging, intraoperative imaging, adult congenital heart disease

George McDaniel, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Fellowship Director
Medical Director, Children's Heart Services
Clinical Interests: Electrophysiology

Nancy McDaniel, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Clinical Interests: General care of children with heart disease

Karen Rheuban, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Senior Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education & External Affairs
Director, Office of Telemedicine
Clinical Interests: General care of children and adults with congenital heart disease

Daniel Schneider, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Echocardiography Lab
Clinical Interests: Non-invasive imaging, intraoperative imaging, fetal echocardiography

Jeffrey Vergales, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Fellowship Director
Clinical Interests: Non-invasive imaging, intraoperative imaging, fetal echocardiography

Additional Resource Faculty

Cardiovascular Surgery

James Gangemi, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Interests: Operative management of children with congenital heart disease

Irving Kron, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Clinical Interests: Operative management of children and adults with congenital heart disease

Cardiac Critical Care

William Harmon, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Critical Care Service
Director, Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests: Critical care of children with heart disease, post-operative management of children with heart disease, cardiomyopathy

Deborah Frank, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Interests: Critical care of children with heart disease, post-operative management of children with heart disease

 

Pediatrics

John Barcia, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Children's Fitness Center
Clinical Interests: Preventive cardiology and nephrology, coronary risk factors and hypertension in children

Genetics

Matthew Thomas, ScM
Cardiovascular Genetics Counselor
Clinical Interests: Cardiovascular genetics and genetic testing

Radiology

Christopher Kramer, MD
Professor of Radiology and Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Center
Clinical Interests: Cardiovascular MRI and CT

Patrick Norton, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Medical Imaging
Clinical Interests: Cardiovascular MRI and CT

Klaus Hagspiel, MD
Professor of Radiology, Medicine (Cardiology) and Pediatrics
Director, Division of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging
Clincial Interests: Cardiovascular MRI and CT