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Elizabeth (Tess) Saarel, MD, Pediatric Cardiology, Boise, ID, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital

ElizabethVickers(Tess)SaarelMDFAAP, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Pediatric Cardiology Boise, ID

Pediatric Electrophysiology

Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology & Electrophysiology

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Summary

  • Dr. Elizabeth Saarel is a pediatric cardiologist and adult congenital in Cleveland, OH and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Children's. She received her medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice 25 years. She specializes in pediatric electrophysiology, pediatric exercise physiology, and pediatric cardiology, adult congenital cardiology and is experienced in long qt syndrome, adult congenital heart disease, and quality improvement and management.
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Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemFellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemFellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 2000 - 2003
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1993 - 1995
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1992 - 1995
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterInternship, Pediatrics, 1992 - 1993
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAClass of 1992
  • Princeton UniversityBA, Biology, Cum Laude, 1983 - 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • ID State Medical License
    ID State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • WY State Medical License
    WY State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2000 - 2004
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1998 - 2003
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • IHBREPediatric Electrophysiology
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American Heart Association American Heart Association
  • Member Alpha Omega Alpha, 1992
  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Expanding the Electrical Phenotype of NKX2-5 Mutations: Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, and Complete Heart Block Within One Family  
    Simone Jhaveri, Peter F Aziz, Elizabeth Saarel, oncology-and-radiotherapy.com.marlin-prod.literatumonline.com
  • Measuring Defibrillator Surface Potentials: The Validation of a Predictive Defibrillation Computer Model  
    Thomas Pilcher, Elizabeth Saarel, John Triedman, ScienceDirect
  • A teenage fainter (dizziness, syncope, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome)  
    Pilcher TA, Saarel EV, Pediatr Clin North Am, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young "Can We Develop Uniform Screening Paramaters for ECG?"
    Saarel EV, FDA CSRC Think Tank, Silver Spring, MD, 1/1/2015
  • What Steps Need to be Taken to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young Athlete.
    Saarel EV, CHOC Sports Cardiology & Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young Conference, Anaheim, CA, 1/1/2015
  • Who's at Risk for Return to Play? Genotype Versus Phenotype.
    Saarel EV, American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • How to Use Simulation to Teach the Art of Shared Decision Making 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/17/2019
  • How I Evaluate Syncope in the Young Athlete 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/17/2019
  • Postoperative Arrhythmia 
    Primary Children's Hospital, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 - 1/1/2015
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Other

  • Electrophysiology in Heart Failure. 
    Rosenthal DN, Dubin AM, Alexander M, Berul CI, Carboni M, Cohen MI, Hauser J, Janousek J, Saarel EV, Stephenson E, ISHLT Monograph Series Volume 8: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Guidelines
    1/20/2014

Authored Content

  • AAP 18: Treating Patients Who Take the Road Less TraveledNovember 2018
  • AAP 18: Treating Patients Who Take the Road Less TraveledNovember 2018

Press Mentions

  • Motivate Your Kids to Build Strong Exercise Habits — Here’s How
    Motivate Your Kids to Build Strong Exercise Habits — Here’s HowFebruary 23rd, 2016
  • Congenital Heart Disease Conference Promises to Impress
    Congenital Heart Disease Conference Promises to ImpressJuly 14th, 2017
  • When Fontans Fail, VADs Save Lives
    When Fontans Fail, VADs Save LivesJuly 12th, 2017
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Grant Support

  • Pediatric Heart Network Normal ECG StudyNational Heart, Lung and Blood InstitutePresent

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations