Medical School Universidade Federal (1977)
Internship Universidad Federal De Rio De Janeiro (1978), Pediatrics
Residency Hospital dos Servidores de Estado (1979), Pediatrics
Fellowship University of London (1984), Pediatric Cardiology
Research Fellowship University of California, San Francisco (1985), Pediatric Cardiography
Residency Emory University Hospital (1989), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1993), Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • Diagnosis of congenital heart disease
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Ventricular function


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Myocardial cell damage in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Ramaciotti C, Iannaccone ST, Scott WA Accepted for publication by Ped Cardiol 2003
Echocardiographic characteristics of perimembranous ventricular septal defects associated with aortic regurgitation
Eapen RS, Lemler MS, Scott WA, Ramaciotti C Accepted for publication by Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.
Assessment of cardiac function in adolescents with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: importance of neurohormones
Ramaciotti,C, Scott,WA, Lemler MS, Haverland C, Iannaccone ST J Child Neurol 2002 17 191–194.
Sedation for pediatirc echocardiography: evaluation of pre-procedure fasting guidelines
Ghaffar S, Haverland C, Ramaciotti C, Scott WA, Lemler MS J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2002 15 980-3
Comprehensive assessment of patent ductus arteriosus by echocardiography prior to transcatheter closure
Ramaciotti C, Lemler MS, Moake L, Zellers TM. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2002 15 1154-9

Honors & Awards

  • Ann Newman Fellowship Award
    Awarded as most outstanding fellow by staff of Division of Cardiology/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1990)
  • Premio Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
    Awarded for graduating in top 3% (1977)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography