EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Boston University School of Medicine , Boston , MA

Internship

Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA

Residency

Chief Resident - Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Casavant DW, McManus ML, Parsons SK, Zurakowski D, Graham RJ. Trial of telemedicine for patients on home ventilator support: feasibility, confidence in clinical management and use in medical decision-making. J Telemed Telecare. 2014 Dec; 20(8):441-9. View abstract
  2. Renella R, Stickney C, Keswani M, Mancuso T, Casavant D, Ferguson M, Narla A. Fulminant thrombotic microangiopathy in pediatrics: where diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas meet. Am J Hematol. 2012 Aug; 87(8):816-8. View abstract
  3. Chung EH, Casavant D, John RM. Analysis of pacing/defibrillator lead failure using device diagnostics and pacing maneuvers. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009 Apr; 32(4):547-9. View abstract
  4. Kantarci S, Casavant D, Prada C, Russell M, Byrne J, Haug LW, Jennings R, Manning S, Boyd TK, Fryns JP, Holmes LB, Donahoe PK, Lee C, Kimonis V, Pober BR. Findings from aCGH in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH): a possible locus for Fryns syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2006 Jan 01; 140(1):17-23. View abstract
  5. Sweeney MO, Ellenbogen KA, Casavant D, Betzold R, Sheldon T, Tang F, Mueller M, Lingle J. Multicenter, prospective, randomized safety and efficacy study of a new atrial-based managed ventricular pacing mode (MVP) in dual chamber ICDs. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2005 Aug; 16(8):811-7. View abstract
  6. Prodhan P, Casavant D, Medlock MD, Yager P, Kim J, Noviski N. Inhaled nitric oxide in neurogenic cardiopulmonary dysfunction: implications for organ donation. Transplant Proc. 2004 Nov; 36(9):2570-2. View abstract
  7. Sweeney MO, Shea JB, Fox V, Adler S, Nelson L, Mullen TJ, Belk P, Casavant D, Sheldon T. Randomized pilot study of a new atrial-based minimal ventricular pacing mode in dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Heart Rhythm. 2004 Jul; 1(2):160-7. View abstract
  8. Stephenson EA, Casavant D, Tuzi J, Alexander ME, Law I, Serwer G, Strieper M, Walsh EP, Berul CI. Efficacy of atrial antitachycardia pacing using the Medtronic AT500 pacemaker in patients with congenital heart disease. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Oct 01; 92(7):871-6. View abstract
  9. Haffajee CI, Chaudhry GM, Casavant D, Pacetti PE. Efficacy and tolerability of automatic nighttime atrial fibrillation shocks in patients with permanent internal atrial defibrillators. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Apr 01; 89(7):875-8. View abstract
  10. Collins RF, Haugh C, Casavant D, Sheth N, Brown L, Hook B. Rate dependent far-field R wave sensing in an atrial tachyarrhythmia therapy device. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Jan; 25(1):112-4. View abstract
  11. Deshmukh P, Casavant DA, Romanyshyn M, Anderson K. Permanent, direct His-bundle pacing: a novel approach to cardiac pacing in patients with normal His-Purkinje activation. Circulation. 2000 Feb 29; 101(8):869-77. View abstract
  12. Deshmukh P, Casavant D, Anderson K, Romanyshyn M. Stable electrical performance of high efficiency pacing leads having small surface, steroid-eluting pacing electrodes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1999 Nov; 22(11):1599-603. View abstract
  13. Monahan KM, Hadjis T, Hallett N, Casavant D, Josephson ME. Relation of induced to spontaneous ventricular tachycardia from analysis of stored far-field implantable defibrillator electrograms. Am J Cardiol. 1999 Feb 01; 83(3):349-53. View abstract
  14. Monahan K, Casavant D, Rasmussen C, Hallet N. Combined use of a true-bipolar sensing implantable cardioverter defibrillator in a patient having a prior implantable spinal cord stimulator for intractable pain. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1998 Dec; 21(12):2669-72. View abstract
  15. Casavant D, Haffajee C, Stevens S, Pacetti P. Aborted implantable cardioverter defibrillator shock during facial electrosurgery. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1998 Jun; 21(6):1325-6. View abstract
  16. Hallett N, Monahan K, Casavant D, Epstein L, Josephson M. Inadequacy of qualitative implantable cardioverter defibrillator electrogram analysis to distinguish supraventricular from ventricular tachycardia due to electrogram changes during normally conducted complexes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1997 Jun; 20(6):1723-6. View abstract
  17. Haffajee CI, Casavant DA. Should unipolar pacemaker leads be banned? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1997 Jun; 20(6):1744-5; author reply 1747-8. View abstract
  18. Haffajee C, Casavant D, Desai P, Moon R, Voukydis P, Pacetti P. Combined third-generation implantable cardioverter defibrillator with permanent unipolar pacemakers: preliminary observations. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1996 Feb; 19(2):136-42. View abstract
  19. Fogel R, Pirzada F, Casavant D, Boone J, Bowman A, Steinhaus D, Gilbert M, Vlietstra R, Belott P, Parsonnet V, Tilton G, White M. Initial experience with 1.5-mm2 high impedance, steroid-eluting pacing electrodes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1996 Feb; 19(2):188-96. View abstract
  20. Roy SH, De Luca CJ, Casavant DA. Lumbar muscle fatigue and chronic lower back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1989 Sep; 14(9):992-1001. View abstract