1. MD University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  2. BA - Russian; minor in Political Science Brigham Young University


  1. General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  2. Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Highlights

  • Merck Award 2002
  • Graduation Marshall 2002
  • John B. Graham Student Research Society 2002
  • Dean’s List Fall Semester 1998
  • University Half-Tuition Scholarship 1997-1998
  • Freshman Honors Program 1993-1994
  • University Full-Tuition Scholarship 1993-1994


  • Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation
  • Transcatheter tricuspid "valve-in-valve" placement
  • Balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in adults and children
  • Percutaneous occluder device therapy
  • Transcatheter management of coarctation of the aorta
  • Transcatheter stent implantation
  • Effect of transcatheter interventions on quality of life and exercise capacity


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See a description of research activities.