Claudio Ramaciotti, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1996.
Dr. Ramaciotti earned his medical degree at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, followed by a residency in pediatrics at Hospital dos Servidores de Estado. He subsequently completed three fellowships – one in pediatric cardiology at the University of London; a research fellowship in pediatric cardiography at UCSF School of Medicine; and another in pediatric cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
He practices at Children’s Health.
- Medical School
- Universidade Federal (1977)
- Universidad Federal De Rio De Janeiro (1978), Pediatrics
- Hospital dos Servidores de Estado (1979), Pediatrics
- University of London (1984), Pediatric Cardiology
- Research Fellowship
- UCSF School of Medicine (1985), Pediatric Cardiography
- Emory University Hospital (1989), Pediatrics
- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1993), Pediatric Cardiology
- Diagnosis of congenital heart disease
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy
- Ventricular function
- Echocardiographic characteristics of perimembranous ventricular septal defects associated with aortic regurgitation.
- Eapen RS, Lemler MS, Scott WA, Ramaciotti C J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2003 Mar 16 3 209-13
- Comprehensive assessment of patent ductus arteriosus by echocardiography before transcatheter closure.
- Ramaciotti C, Lemler MS, Moake L, Zellers TM J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2002 Oct 15 10 Pt 2 1154-9
- Fenestration improves clinical outcome of the fontan procedure: a prospective, randomized study.
- Lemler MS, Scott WA, Leonard SR, Stromberg D, Ramaciotti C Circulation 2002 Jan 105 2 207-12
- Endothelial cells regulate cardiac contractility.
- Ramaciotti C, Sharkey A, McClellan G, Winegrad S Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1992 May 89 9 4033-6
- Importance of (perimembranous) ventricular septal aneurysm in the natural history of isolated perimembranous ventricular septal defect.
- Ramaciotti C, Keren A, Silverman NH Am. J. Cardiol. 1986 Feb 57 4 268-72
- Rationalising the use of cardiac catheterisation before Glenn completion.
- James L, Tandon A, Nugent A, Malik S, Ramaciotti C, Greil G, Zabala L, Forbess J, Hussain T Cardiol Young 2018 Mar 1-6
- Implantation of a left ventricular assist device to provide long-term support for end-stage Duchenne muscular dystrophy-associated cardiomyopathy.
- Stoller D, Araj F, Amin A, Fitzsimmons C, Morlend R, Thibodeau JT, Ramaciotti C, Drazner MH, Meyer DM, Mammen PPA ESC Heart Fail 2017 Aug 4 3 379-383
- Mortality among infants with evolving bronchopulmonary dysplasia increases with major surgery and with pulmonary hypertension.
- DeVries LB, Heyne RJ, Ramaciotti C, Brown LS, Jaleel MA, Kapadia VS, Burchfield PJ, Brion LP J Perinatol 2017 Jun
- Increased prevalence of potential right-to-left shunting in children with sickle cell anaemia and stroke.
- Dowling MM, Quinn CT, Ramaciotti C, Kanter J, Osunkwo I, Inusa B, Iyer R, Kwiatkowski JL, Johnson C, Rhodes M, Owen W, Strouse JJ, Panepinto JA, Neumayr L, Sarnaik S, Plumb PA, Dlamini N, Kirkham F, Hynan LS Br. J. Haematol. 2016 Oct
- Early echocardiographic predictor of heart failure in cerebral arteriovenous malformations.
- Thankavel PP, Ramaciotti C Cardiol Young 2016 Apr 1-5
Anomalies of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract and Pulmonary Valve. In Lai WW, Mertens LL, Geva T, Cohen MS, eds. Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult. 2nd ed.
Lemler MS, Ramaciotti C. (2016). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Honors & Awards
- Best Pediatric Specialists/Doctors in Dallas
D Magazine (2010) (2012-2018)
- Texas Super Doctors
Texas Monthly Magazine (2008-2018)
- 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)
- American Heart Association
- American Society of Echocardiography