Education 1972 - S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1975 - M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. 1975 - 1978 Resident in Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California. 1978 - 1981 Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Research Institute; Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco,California. Certifications 1976 - Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners 1979 - Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) 1981 - Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics(Sub-board of Cardiology) 1997 - Elective Recertification, American Board of Pediatrics (Sub-board of Cardiology) Licensure - Texas Positions Held 2002 - Professor of Pediatrics (with tenure), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 1996- Director, Fellowship Training, Cardiology Division 1991 - 2001 Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 1985 - 1991 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1981 - 1985 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana


Medical School
Stanford University School of Medicine (1975)
Stanford University Hospital (1978), Pediatrics
Research Fellowship
University of California at San Francisco (1981), Pediatric Cardiology
University of California at San Francisco (1981), Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Marfan's Syndrome

Research Interest

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Quality of life in pediatric patients with heart disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Enalapril in infants with single ventricle: results of a multicenter randomized trial
Hsu DT, Zak V, Mahony L, Sleeper LA, Atz AM, Levine JC, Barker PC, Ravishankar C, McCrindle BW, Williams RV, Altmann K, Ghanayem NS, Margossian R, Chung WK, Border WL, Pearson GD, Stylianou MP, Mital S Circulation 2010 122 333-340
Comparison of Shunt Types in the Norwood Procedure for Single-Ventricle Lesions
Ohye RG, Sleeper LA, Mahony L, Newburger JW Pearson GD, Lu M, Goldberg CS, Tabbutt S, Frommelt PC, Ghanayem NS, Laussen PC, Rhodes JF, Lewis AB, Mital S, Ravishankar C, Williams IA, Dunbar-Masterson C, Atz AM, Colan S, Minich LL, Pizarro C, Kanter KR, Jaggers J, Jacobs JP, Krawczeski CD, McCrindle BW, Virzi L, Gaynor JW N Engl J Med 2010 362 1980-1992
Neonatal Cardiology, McGraw Hill Inc., New York, NY, 2nd edition
Artman M, Mahony L, Teitel D 2010
Evaluation of Health-related Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents with Congenital or Acquired Heart Disease: Validation of the Pediatric Cardiac Quality of Life Inventory
Marino B, Tomlinson R, Wernovsky, G, Drotar, D, Newburger J, Mahony L, Mussatto K, Tong E, Cohen M, Andersen C, Shera D, Khoury P. Wray J, Gaynor JW, Helfaer M, Kazak A, Shea J Pediatrics 2010 126 498-508
Contemporary Outcomes after the Fontan Procedure: A Pediatric Heart Network Multicenter Study
Anderson, PAW, Sleeper, LA, Mahony, L, Colan, SD, Atz, AM, Breitbart, RE, Gersony WM, Gallagher, D, Geva, T, Margossian, R., McCrindle, B, Paridon, S, Schwartz, M, Stylianou, M, Williams, RV, Clark, BJ J Am Coll Cardiol 2008 52 85-98


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Protocol Chair
    Pediatric Heart Disease Clinical Research Network (NIH) (2011)
  • US News and World Report
    Top US Doctor (2011)
  • Core Clerkship Teaching Award
    Medical Student Teaching (2009)
  • William J. Rashkind Memorial Lecturer
    Cardiology 2009 Meeting, sponsored by the Children?s Hospital of Philadelphia (2009)
  • Meritorious Achievement Award
    American Heart Association (2007)
  • Editorial Board, Circulation
  • Chair
    Pediatric Heart Disease Clinical Research Network (NIH) (2001)
  • Walter M. Kirkendall, MD, American Heart Association
    Scientist/Educator Volunteer of the Year (1995)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Dallas County Medical Society (1985-2011)
  • Texas Medical Association (1985-2011)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (1982-2011)
  • Fellow, American Heart Association (1980-2011)