Medical School

  • University of Massachusetts , 1991 , Worcester , MA


  • University of California, Davis , 1995 , Sacramento , CA


  • University of Virginia , 1998 , Charlottesville , VA

Philosophy of Care

I entered medicine to work with and be inspired by children in need, and my overarching professional goal is to help them thrive and reach their optimum potential.


I have been practicing clinical cardiology since 1998. Beyond my love for patient care, my interests are in strengthening collaborations, studying patient outcomes, exercise physiology, and physical activity promotion.


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology


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  1. Better preoperative exercise function is associated with shorter hospital stay after paediatric pulmonary valve replacement or conduit revision. Cardiol Young. 2021 Mar 04; 1-8. View abstract
  2. Identifying elements for a comprehensive paediatric cardiac rehabilitation programme. Cardiol Young. 2020 Oct; 30(10):1473-1481. View abstract
  3. Establishing a Comprehensive Pediatric Cardiac Fitness and Rehabilitation Program for Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Dec; 41(8):1569-1579. View abstract
  4. Surveillance and screening practices of New England congenital cardiologists for patients after the Fontan operation. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Nov; 14(6):1013-1023. View abstract
  5. Regional Implementation of a Pediatric Cardiology Syncope Algorithm Using Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPS) Methodology. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Feb 19; 5(2). View abstract
  6. Relationship between Exercise Parameters and Noninvasive Indices of Right Ventricular Function in Patients with Biventricular Circulation and Systemic Right Ventricle. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 Sep-Oct; 10(5):457-65. View abstract
  7. Regional implementation of a pediatric cardiology chest pain guideline using SCAMPs methodology. Pediatrics. 2013 Oct; 132(4):e1010-7. View abstract
  8. Sustained effects of cardiac rehabilitation in children with serious congenital heart disease. Pediatrics. 2006 Sep; 118(3):e586-93. View abstract
  9. Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on the exercise function of children with serious congenital heart disease. Pediatrics. 2005 Dec; 116(6):1339-45. View abstract