Education

Medical School
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (1999)
Residency
Children's Hospital of Oklahoma (2002), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Texas Children's Hospital (2005), Pediatric Heart Failure/transplant
Fellowship
Texas Children's Hospital (2006), Interventional Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Heart Failure
  • Pediatric Interventional Cardiology
  • Research Interest

    • Percutaneous therapies for the treatment of congestive heart failure

    Publications

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    Invasive Hemodynamics of Adult Congenital Heart Disease: From Shunts to Coarctation.
    Veeram Reddy SR, Nugent AW, Zellers TM, Dimas VV Interv Cardiol Clin 2017 Jul 6 3 345-358
    Executive summary of the SCAI/HFSA clinical expert consensus document on the use of invasive hemodynamics for the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease.
    Sorajja P, Borlaug BA, Dimas V, Fang JC, Forfia PR, Givertz MM, Kapur NK, Kern MJ, Naidu SS Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2017 Jun 89 7 1294-1299
    Executive Summary of the SCAI/HFSA Clinical Expert Consensus Document on the Use of Invasive Hemodynamics for the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Disease.
    Givertz MM, Fang JC, Sorajja P, Dimas V, Forfia PR, Kapur NK, Kern MJ, Naidu SS, Borlaug BA J. Card. Fail. 2017 Jun 23 6 487-491
    SCAI/HFSA clinical expert consensus document on the use of invasive hemodynamics for the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease.
    Sorajja P, Borlaug BA, Dimas VV, Fang JC, Forfia PR, Givertz MM, Kapur NK, Kern MJ, Naidu SS Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2017 May
    A multicenter study of the impella device for mechanical support of the systemic circulation in pediatric and adolescent patients.
    Dimas VV, Morray BH, Kim DW, Almond CS, Shahanavaz S, Tume SC, Peng LF, McElhinney DB, Justino H Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2017 Mar
    Circulatory support using the impella device in fontan patients with systemic ventricular dysfunction: A multicenter experience.
    Morray BH, Dimas VV, Lim S, Balzer DT, Parekh DR, Van Mieghem NM, Ewert P, Kim DW, Justino H, McElhinney DB, Jones TK Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2017 Jan
    Alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) therapy for refractory rejections in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
    Das B, Dimas V, Guleserian K, Lacelle C, Anton K, Moore L, Morrow R Pediatr Transplant 2016 Nov
    Initial Experience With the Pediatric Impella Device: A Feasibility Study in a Porcine Model.
    Webb MK, Wang J, Riegel MS, Guleserian KJ, Forbess JM, Zellers TM, Dimas VV Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2016 May
    Use of nesiritide in critically ill children with biventricular dysfunction suffering from oliguria despite standard heart-failure management.
    Das BB, Koch J, Dimas V, Guleserian K, Nugent A Cardiol Young 2015 Dec 1-5
    2015 SCAI/ACC/HFSA/STS Clinical Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices in Cardiovascular Care: Endorsed by the American Heart Assocation, the Cardiological Society of India, and Sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiologia Intervencion; Affirmation of Value by the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology-Association Canadienne de Cardiologie d'intervention.
    Rihal CS, Naidu SS, Givertz MM, Szeto WY, Burke JA, Kapur NK, Kern M, Garratt KN, Goldstein JA, Dimas V, Tu T J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2015 Apr

    Books

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    Honors & Awards

    • Best Pediatric Specialists
      D Magazine (2016)
    • Texas Rising Stars
      Texas Monthly Magazine (2013)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics
      Recipient of Educational Travel Grant (2004)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics
      Basic Science AAP Young Investigator Award (2004)
    • Owen M. Rennert Award
      Academic Excellence and Scholarly Achievement (2001)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics, Member
    • Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, Fellow