Education

  1. MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  2. BS - Biology Texas Christian University

Certifications

  1. General Pediatrics
  2. Pediatric Cardiology
  3. Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy
  4. Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Highlights

  • American College of Cardiology Adult Congenital Heart Disease Self Assessment Product Question Writing Committee, 2014-2015
  • Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES) COMPASS Ablation Risk/Complexity Committee, 2013-present
  • Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES) Guideline Review Committee, 2011-present
  • American College of Cardiology Echocardiography Appropriate Use Criteria Evaluation Committee (Heart Rhythm Society Representative), 2013-2014
  • ICD-10 Pediatric Electrophysiology Coding Definition Committee, 2013
  • Director, Arrhythmia and Pacing (Electrophysiology) Service, Texas Childrens Hospital, 2009-2010
  • Assistant Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, Baylor College of Medicine Childrens Hospital, 2006-2010
  • Director, ECG Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine Childrens Hospital, 2006-2010
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine Childrens Hospital, 2003-2010
  • "Everyday Hero" community service award from Community Collaboration Council, 2009
  • McNamara Award for Outstanding Fellow Teaching at Texas Children's Hospital, 2006

Interests

  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Cryoablation (cryocath)
  • Carto 3-dimensional mapping system
  • Prucka system
  • Saline-cooled tip ablations
  • Temporary pacing
  • Transesophageal pacing and electrophysiology studies
  • Placement, programming and follow up of transvenous and epicardial pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators including experience in biventricular pacing and lead extractions
  • ECG, 24-hour cardioscan, tilt table and exercise treadmill

Publications

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Research

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