Pediatric Cardiology Faculty

Andrew Atz, M.D.

Andrew M. Atz, M.D.
Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Clinical Research
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Florida
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Boston Children’s Hospital

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

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G. Hamilton Baker, M.D.
Associate Professor

Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Residency:  MUSC
Fellowship:  MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Interventional Catheterization

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Varsha M. Bandisode, M.D.
Professor
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization & Intervention
Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Medical School: Mercer University
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Interventional Catheterization

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Jason R. Buckley, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: University of South Florida
Residency:  MUSC
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

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Nicole B. Cain, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Electrophysiology
Undergraduate: Marshall University
Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of  Pittsburgh
Adv Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Electrophysiology

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Shahryar M. Chowdhury, M.D., MSCR
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Pediatric Cardiology
Fellowship Program
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Florida
Residency: University of South Carolina
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Non-invasive Imaging

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John M. Costello, M.D.
Professor
Director of Research, Pediatric Heart Program
Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical Center
Residency: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

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Geoff A. Forbus, M.D.
Associate Professor
Undergraduate: Mississippi State University
Medical School: University of Mississippi
Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care
Non-invasive Imaging

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Eric M. Graham, M.D.
Professor
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Undergraduate: Indiana University
Medical School: University of Illinois
Residency: MUSC
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

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Dieter G. Haemmerich, Ph.D., D.Scr
Professor

Research Specialty:
Cardiac Catheter Ablation

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Heather T. Henderson, M.D.
Associate Professor
Undergraduate: College of Charleston
Medical School: MUSC
Residency: University of Alabama
Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine

Specialty:
Heart Failure & Transplant

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Anthony M. Hlavacek, M.D.
Professor
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Step-Down Unit (8D)
Director, Cardiac CT
Undergraduate: Texas Christian University
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Non-invasive imaging

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Lanier B. Jackson, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Electrophysiology

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Kyu-Ho Lee, M.D. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Research Specialty:
Cardiac Development: Genetics and Transcriptional Control

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Kimberly E. McHugh, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Cardiology Clinic
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Medical School: MUSC
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Outpatient Cardiology

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Arni C. Nutting, M.D., MPE
Associate Professor
Director, Cardiac MR
Undergraduate: University of Calgary
Medical School: University of Calgary
Residency: University of Calgary/Alberta
Children’s Hospital
Fellowship:McGill University Montreal
Children’s Hospital

Specialty:
Non-invasive Imaging

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Scott A. Pletzer, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: Miami University
Medical School: Indiana University
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina

Specialty: Non-invasive Imaging

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John F. Rhodes, M.D.
Professor
Director of Operations, Congenital Heart Center
Undergraduate: North Carolina State University
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine
Residency: MUSC
Fellowship: Mount Sinai

Specialty:
Pediatric Interventional Catheterization

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Andrew J. Savage, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Heart Failure & Transplant
Director, Ambulatory Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: MUSC
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Heart Failure & Transplant

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Mark A. Scheurer, M.D.
Professor
Chief Medical Officer,  MUSC Children’s Hospital
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: Duke University
Fellowship: MUSC
Adv Fellowship: Boston Children’s Hospital

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

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Luke W. Schroeder, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: University of St. Thomas in St. Paul MN
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

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Carolyn L. Taylor, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Echocardiography Lab
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina
Medical School: University of North Carolina
Residency: University of Florida
Fellowships: University of Florida                                     
Adv Fellowship: Boston Children’s Hospital

Specialty:
Non-invasive Imaging

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Sinai C. Zyblewski, M.D., MSCR
Associate Professor
Director, Fetal Cardiology Program
Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School: MUSC
Residency: MUSC
Fellowship: MUSC

Specialty:
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care
Non-invasive Imaging

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Angela McKeta, PA
Inpatient Cardiology
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh   
Graduate School: Duquesne University 

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Frances K. Woodard, CPNP

Fetal and Single Ventricle Coordinator
Undergraduate: MUSC
Graduate School: MUSC

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Ali Burnette MSN, FNP-C, CCTC
Pediatric Heart Transplant Nurse Practitioner
Heart Failure/Transplant
Nursing School: MUSC
Masters/NP School: MUSC

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Vanessa Adams, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Nurse Practitioner
Undergraduate: University of South Carolina
Graduate Degree: MUSC

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Scott M. Bradley, M.D.
Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Undergraduate: Harvard University
Medical School: Harvard University
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowships: University of Michigan
Adv Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco

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Minoo N. Kavarana, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical School: M. P. Shah Medical College
Surgical Residency: New York Medical College
Columbia University
Fellowships: University of Louisville
University of Michigan

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Catherine Rubinstein, NP
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
BSN: MUSC
MSN: MUSC
CCRN: MUSC

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Jennifer Reeves, PA
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Graduate School: MUSC

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Kristi Fogg MS, RD, LDN
Pediatric Cardiology Dietitian
Undergraduate: University of Rhode Island
Masters Degree: University of Rhode Island

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Lauren Haney, PharmD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, SC College of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Undergraduate: College of Charleston
Pharmacy School: MUSC
Pharmacy Residency: MUSC