Faculty

The Chair of the Department of Pediatrics is: Michael W. Konstan, MD.

The Cardiology Division Faculty are as follows:

  • Christopher S. Snyder, MD
    • Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
    • Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • Special Interests: Pediatric electrophysiology, Device implants,Radiofrequency and cryo-ablations,Syncope, Adult with congenital heart disease
  • Yasser Al-Khatib MD
    • Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization and Congenital Heart Interventions
    • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • His special interests include Cardiac catheterization and intervention for children and adults with congenital heart disease, Device closure for VSD, ASD, PFO, AVM and other pathology, Stent and balloon angioplasty and valvuloplasty, Hybrid procedures for congenital heart defects, Intra-cardiac echocardiogram, Global reach and International medicine, Invasive Pediatric Cardiology
  • Ravi Ashwath, MD
    • Program Director, Pediatric Cardiology fellowship program.
    • Director, Pediatric Cardiac MRI program.
    • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • His special interests include Cardiac MRI for congenital heart disease, fetal echocardiograms and Trasesophageal echocardiograms.
  • Manish Bansal, MD
    • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • His special interests include Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease, Fetal Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography and Cardiac catheterization.
  • Oleg Kovalenko, MD
    • Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology laboratory
    • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • His special interests include Interventional Electrophysiology, Ablation Cardiac Arrhythmias, Pacemaker & ICD Implantation
  • Peter C Kouretas, MD, PhD
    • Chief, division of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery.
    • Associate Prof., Case Western Reserve University
    • His clinical interests include complex neonatal congenital cardiac repairs, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, tetralogy of Fallot with multiple aortopulmonary collaterals, complex valve repairs including valve sparing aortic root reconstruction in Marfan syndrome and adult congenital heart disease including Fontan conversions and pediatric heart failure.
  • Michael Saalouke, MD
    • Director of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Pediatric Cardiology Program, East.
    • Associate Clinical Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • His special interests in addition to Congenital and acquired heart disease include diagnosing and treating syncope, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, chest pain, and Kawasaki disease.
  • James Strainic, MD
    • Interim Director, Pediatric Echocardiogram laboratory.
    • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
    • His special interests include Congenital Heart Disease, Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease, Fetal Echocardiography, Three Dimensional Echocardiography, Pediatric Exercise Physiology, Connective Tissue Disease in Children, Transesophageal Echocardiography.
  • Michiko Watanabe, PhD.
    • Professor of Pediatrics, genetics and Anatomy , Case Western Reserve University
    • Director of Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship.
    • Her special interests include: The mechanisms that regulate coronary vascular development during cardiogenesis, the beneficial role of the transcription factor HEXIM1 in the embryonic and adult heart, and developing technology to interrogate embryonic heart morphology and function under physiological conditions in real time.

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