Medical School Boston University School of Medicine (1994)
Internship Rhode Island Hospital (1995), General Surgery
Residency Rhode Island Hospital (1999), General Surgery
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Boston (2001), Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
Residency Barnes Jewish Hospital (2003), Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Boston (2004), Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Boston (2005), Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure
  • Atrioventricular Canal
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Cardiac, Cardiothoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta Repair
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Tumor
  • Heart Valve Disease, Stenosis, Regurgitation
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Hole in Heart
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Closure
  • Pulmonary Atresia
  • Pulmonary Valve
  • Surgical Repair of Chest Wall Deformity: Pectus Excavatum
  • Surgical Stents
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thymoma
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
  • Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Tricuspid Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopy

Research Interest

  • Cardiovascular Embryology and Development
  • Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
  • Circulating Progenitor Cells


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Natural history of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and right ventricle dependent coronary circulation managed by the single ventricle approach
Guleserian KJ, Armsby LB, Thiagarajan RR, del Nido PJ, Mayer JE Jr Annals of Thoracic Surgery June 2006 Volume 81, Number 3
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support of a neonate with percutaneous femoral arterial cannulation
Booth KL, Guleserian KJ, Mayer JE Jr, Laussen PC Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2006 In press
Tissue-engineered microvessels formed on three-dimensional biodegradable scaffolds using human endothelial progenitor cells.
Wu X, Rabkin-Aikawa, E, Guleserian KJ, Perry TE, Masuda Y, Sutherland FWH, Schoen FJ, Mayer JE, Fischoff J. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2004 287/2 H480-487
Quality of life and survival after transmyocardial laser revascularization with the Holmium:YAG laser
Guleserian KJ, Maniar HS, Camillo CJ, Bailey MS, Damiano RJ Jr., Moon MR Annals of Thoracic Surgery July 2003 Volume 75, Issue 6 1842-7
Fetal tissue engineering form amniotic fluid
Kaviani A, Guleserian KJ, Perry TE, Jennings RW, Ziegler MM, Fauza Do. J Am Coll Surg 2003 196/ 4 592-597

Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatric Specialists
    D Magazine (2011)
  • Top Doctor
    US News and World Report (2011)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists
    D Magazine (2010)
  • Patients' Choice Award
    Heart to Heart Foundation (2009)
  • Hudson Foundation Clinical Research Award
    Children’s Medical Center Dallas (2006)
  • Corgentech Clinical Research Scholarship
    Society of Thoracic Surgery (2004)
  • Kaplan Cardiovascular Research Award
    Children’s Hospital Boston (2000)
  • Outstanding Chief Resident Award
    Brown University Department of Surgery (1999)
  • Harvard College Scholarship & Elizabeth-Cary Agassiz Certificate
    Harvard College & Radcliffe College (1990)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Texas Medical Association (TMA) (2008)
  • World Society of Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS) (2007)
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) (2006)
  • Society of Heart Valve Disease (SHVD) (2006)
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA) (2006)
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) (2006)
  • International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) (2003)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) (2002)
  • American Heart Association (AHA) (2001)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) (2000)