Melissa Smith-Parrish, MD, Pediatric Cardiology, Boston, MA, Boston Children's Hospital


Pediatric Cardiology Boston, MA

Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care

Pediatric cardiac intensivist

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Education & Training

  • Northwestern UniversityMS, Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, 2016 - 2018
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersFellowship, Pediatric Critical Care, 2013 - 2015
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersFellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 2010 - 2013
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 2007 - 2010
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineClass of 2007
  • Muskingum UniversityB.S., Neuroscience, Summa Cum Laude, 1999 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2010 - 2017
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2007 - 2011
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Pediatric Resident Excellence in Critical Care Medicine Award Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2010
  • American Federation for Aging Research Scholar 2004
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Muskingum College, 2002
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Publications & Presentations



  • The Clinical Factors Agreed Upon by Pediatric Cardiac Intensivists to Define Low Cardiac Output Syndrome (Poster Presentation)
    Smith-Parrish M, Schumacher K, Gruppen L, Gaies M, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, 11/1/2013
  • Randomized Clinical Trial of Regional Cerebral Perfusion versus Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: Five Year Follow-Up for Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children w...
    Smith-Parrish M, Yu S, Donohue J, Ohye R, Goldberg CA, American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, 3/1/2013
  • Seizures or Arrhythmia? (Oral Presentation)
    Smith-Parrish M, LaPage M, Bradley D, Dick M, Ohio Doctors Interested in Congenital Heart Disease (ODICH) Conference, 6/1/2012
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  • Obesity and Elevated Blood Pressure Following Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta 
  • Case Conference: Sepsis in a Patient with Dilated Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 
    Ann Arbor, MI - 3/1/2014
  • The Systemic Effects of Cardiopulmonary Bypass 
    Ann Arbor, MI - 6/1/2013
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  • Committee Member, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Scientific Review Committee 2018 - Present
  • Committee Member, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative Quality Improvement Committee 2017 - Present

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