Medical School
The Ohio State University (1998)
Children's Hospital - Columbus (1999), Pediatrics
Children's Hospital - Columbus (2001), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2005), Pediatric Cardiology
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2006), Pediatric Echocardiography

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • fetal echocardiography
  • pediatric echocardiography


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Oxygen supplementation is helpful for the echocardiographic detection of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.
Blanco VM, Blalock SE, Ramaciotti C, Lemler M, Heistein L, Moore J, Ikemba CM J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2010 23 1099-102.
Aspirin resistance in children with heart disease at risk for thromboembolism: prevalence and possible mechanisms
Heistein LC, Scott WA, Zellers TM, Fixler DE, Ramaciotti C, Journeycake JM, Lemler MS Pediatr Cardiol 2008 29(2) 285-291
Chloral hydrate sedation for pediatric echocardiography: physiologic responses, adverse events, and risk factors.
Heistein LC, Ramaciotti C, Scott WA, Coursey M, Sheeran PW, Lemler MS Pediatrics 2006 117(3) e1-8
Left ventricular function and response to enalapril in patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy during the second decade of life
Ramaciotti C, Heistein LC, Coursey M, Lemler MS, Eapen RS, Iannaccone S, Scott WA American Journal of Cardiology 2006 98(6) 825-7

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography