Dr. Thibodeau is a cardiologist specializing in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. She completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Medicine as well as Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Thibodeau’s clinical interests are in the management of patients with advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and ventricular assist devices.
- Medical School
- University of Maryland School of Medicine (2003)
- University of Maryland Medical Center (2006), Internal Medicine
- Chief Resident
- University of Maryland Medical Center (2007), Internal Medicine
- UT Southwestern Medical School (2010), Cardiology
- UT Southwestern Medical School (2011), Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
- Graduate School
- UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (2013)
- Advanced Heart Failure
- Cardiac Transplantation
- Symptoms and physical examination findings of heart failure
- Ventricular assist devices
- Subclinical myocardial injury and the phenotype of clinical congestion in patients with heart failure and reduced left ventrcular ejection fraction.
- Thibodeau JT, Pham DD, Kelly SA, Ayers CR, Garg S, Grodin JL, Drazner MH, J Card Fail 2021 Sep
- Identifying Discordance of Right- and Left-Ventricular Filling Pressures in Patients with Heart Failure by the Clinical Examination.
- Pham D, Drazner MH, Ayers CR, Grodin JL, Hardin EA, Garg S, Mammen PPA, Amin A, Araj FG, Morlend RM, Thibodeau JT, Circ Heart Fail 2021 Sep
- 2020 ACC/AHA Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults With Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures.
- Heidenreich PA, Fonarow GC, Breathett K, Jurgens CY, Pisani BA, Pozehl BJ, Spertus JA, Taylor KG, Thibodeau JT, Yancy CW, Ziaeian B, J Am Coll Cardiol 2020 Nov 76 21 2527-2564
- Telehealth for Uptitration of Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in Heart Failure.
- Thibodeau JT, Gorodeski EZ, Circulation 2020 Oct 142 16 1507-1509
- Virtual Visits for Care of Patients with Heart Failure in the Era of COVID-19: A Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America.
- Gorodeski EZ, Goyal P, Cox ZL, Thibodeau JT, Reay RE, Rasmusson K, Rogers JG, Starling RC, J Card Fail 2020 Jun 26 6 448-456
- Delayed febrile response with bloodstream infections in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices.
- Wrobel CA, Drazner MH, Ayers CR, Pham DD, La Hoz RM, Grodin JL, Garg S, Mammen PPA, Morlend RM, Araj F, Amin AA, Cornwell WK, Thibodeau JT J. Investig. Med. 2019 Mar 67 3 653-658
- The Role of the Clinical Examination in Patients With Heart Failure.
- Thibodeau JT, Drazner MH JACC Heart Fail 2018 Jul 6 7 543-551
- Impact of bendopnea on postoperative outcomes in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing aortic valve replacement.
- Dominguez-Rodriguez A, Thibodeau JT, Ayers CR, Jimenez-Sosa A, Garrido P, Montoto J, Prada-Arrondo PC, Abreu-Gonzalez P, Drazner MH Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 Jun
- Discordant Perceptions of Prognosis and Treatment Options Between Physicians and Patients With Advanced Heart Failure.
- Ambardekar AV, Thibodeau JT, DeVore AD, Kittleson MM, Forde-McLean RC, Palardy M, Mountis MM, Cadaret L, Teuteberg JJ, Pamboukian SV, Xie R, Stevenson LW, Stewart GC JACC Heart Fail 2017 Sep 5 9 663-671
- Bendopnea and risk of adverse clinical outcomes in ambulatory patients with systolic heart failure.
- Thibodeau JT, Jenny BE, Maduka JO, Divanji PH, Ayers CR, Araj F, Amin AA, Morlend RM, Mammen PP, Drazner MH Am. Heart J. 2017 Jan 183 102-107
Honors & Awards
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure's Young Author Achievement Award
- American Heart Association Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award Finalist
- American College of Cardiology
- American Heart Association
- Heart Failure Society of America
- International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation