Medical School University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1989)
Internship Children's Medical Center (1990), Pediatrics
Residency Children's Medical Center (1992), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Denver (1996), Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart
  • Single Vessel Palliation

Research Interest

  • Aortic stenosis
  • Fontan procedure
  • Non-invasive imaging


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Echocardiographic characteristics of perimembranous ventricular septal defects associated with aortic regurgitation
Eapen RS, Lemler MS, Scott WA, Ramaciotti C Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (Accepted for publication)
Echocardiographic diagnosis of anomalous drainage of the superior vena cava into the left atrium.
Kahwaji I, Ramaciotti C, Nikaidoh, H, Leonard S, Harris K, Lemler M Circulation (Accepted for publication)
Comprehensive assessment of patent ductus arteriosus by echocardiography prior to transcatheter closure
Ramaciotti C, Lemler MS, Moake L, Zellers TM. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2002 15 1154-1159
Sedation for pediatric echocardiography: Evaluation of pre-procedure fasting guidelines
Ghaffar S, Haverland C, Ramaciotti C, Scott WA, Lemler MS. The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2002 15 980-983
Usefulness of external counterpulsation early postoperatively after the Fontan procedure in children
Ma W, Lemler MS, Nikaidoh H, Leonard SR, Shang-Feaster GY, Giroir BG, Stromberg D American Journal of Cardiology 2002 90 111-113

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America
    First awarded 2007, annually since (2011)
  • Young Investigator Award (2nd Place)
    American Academy of Pediatrics (1999)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Society of Pediatric Echocardiography