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Joan Larovere, MD, Pediatrics, Boston, MA


Pediatrics Boston, MA

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Children's Hospital, Harvard Med Sch

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Education & Training

  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and SurgeonsClass of 1993
  • University of St. Andrews
    University of St. AndrewsM.Sc., Genetics, 1990
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversityB.A., Visual and Environmental Studies, Cum Laude, 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1996 - 2024
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Awarded Key to the City of Khovd, Mongolia for Medical Mission Work City of Khovd, Mongolia, 2012
  • Woman of the Week Newsweek/The Daily Beast and Women in the World Foundation, 2012
  • 150 Women Who Shake the World – In recognition for work with Virtue Foundation, named by Newsweek as one of the 150 women who have significantly contributed to society through their humanitarian activities, Women in the World Summit in New York City Newsweek/The Daily Beast, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Non-invasive ventilation for children with acute respiratory failure in the developing world: Literature review and an implementation example  
    Balfour Lynn RE, Marsh G, Gorayi D, Elahi E, LaRovere J, Paediatric Respiratory Review, 1/21/2014
  • Early postoperative outcomes following surgical repair of complete atrio-ventricular septal defects: Is Down Syndrome a risk factor?  
    Desai AR, Branco RG, Comitis GA, Maiya S, Vyas DB, Vaz Silva P, Sethia B, Slavik Z, LaRovere J, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 1/1/2014
  • Prenatal screening for major congenital heart disease: assessing performance by combining national cardiac audit with maternity data  
    Gardiner H, Kovacevic A, Heiden L, Pfeiffer P, Franklin R, Gibbs J, Averiss I, LaRovere J, Heart, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Access and referrals to advanced pediatric cardiac care: Better facilitating how patients enter and navigate our system.
    Pfeiffer P, Depew R, LaRovere J, International Forum on Quality and Safety, Paris, France, 1/1/2014
  • Long stay patients in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: Who, What, Where, When and Why?
    Pfeiffer P, Larson C, Fisk A, Morrow D, Schaetzle B, LaRovere J, International Forum on Quality and Safety, Paris, France, 1/1/2014
  • Prenatal diagnosis of major congenital heart disease: Combining UK Central Cardiac Audit Database and maternity audit to obtain centre-specific detection rates in 120,...
    Gardiner H, Kovacevic A, Van Der Heijden LB, Franklin RCG, LaRovere J, 6th World Congress in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Cape Town, South Africa, 1/1/2013
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  • Utilization of Safety Event Reporting In Quality initiatives 
    Boston Children’s Hospital - 1/1/2014
  • Mapping Access and Referrals to Advanced Pediatric Cardiac Care 
    Cambridge, MA - 1/1/2013
  • Mapping Health Data in Ghana to Reduce Child Mortality 
    Cambridge, MA - 1/1/2013
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