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Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

PiroozEghtesadyMD

Thoracic Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1998 - 2001
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1998
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAClass of 1993
  • University of CaliforniaBS/MS, Biochemistry, 1983 - 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2007 - 2008
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2002 - 2013
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - Present
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • First Emerson Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, 2014
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Young Investigator Abstract Award American Heart Association, 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Prenatal to Postnatal Trajectory of Brain Growth in Complex Congenital Heart Disease  
    Christopher D Smyser, Bradley L Schlaggar, Pirooz Eghtesady, Cynthia M Ortinau, Terrie E Inder, Joshua S Shimony, ScienceDirect
  • State-of-the-Art Review 3D Printing Is a Transformative Technology in Congenital Heart Disease  
    Pamela K Woodard, Pirooz Eghtesady, Shafkat Anwar, Gautam K Singh, Peter Manning, ScienceDirect
  • Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Association of Pulmonary Conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children  
    Poynter JA, Eghtesady P, McCrindle BW, Walters HL 3rd, Kirshbom PM, Blackstone EH, Husain SA, Overman DM, Austin EH, Karamlou T, Lodge AJ, St Louis JD, Gruber PJ, Ziem..., Ann Thorac Surg, 11/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Rates and Impact of Potentially Preventable Readmissions at Children's Hospitals
    Gay JC, Agrawal R, Auger K, Del Beccaro M, Eghtesady P, Fieldston E, Golias J, Hain P, Harris M, McClead R, Morse R, Neuman M, Simon H, Tejedor-Sojo J,Teurfel II R, Sh..., The American Academy of Pediatrics Annual National Conference and Exhibition; Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Orlando, FL (2013); New Orleans, LA (2013), 8/1/2013
  • Maternal transfer of anti-cardiac myosin antibody induces dilated cardiomyopathy and underdevelopment of aortic arch in newborn rats
    Heidari-Bateni G, Goessling L, Brar A, Cunningham M, Eghtesady P, American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, 7/22/2013
  • Defining the best practice patterns for the neonatal BT shunt procedure
    Heidari-Bateni G, Norouzi S, Hall M, Eghtesady P, Western Thoracic Surgical Association, 39th Annual Meeting, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 6/26/2013
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Lectures

  • New Pediatric Heart and Lung Assist Devices 
    St Louis, MO - 9/21/2013
  • Humoral Tolerance to Murine Cardiac Allografts by Targeting the Critical Homeostatic Regulatory of B-lymphocyte Section 
    Minneapolis, MN - 5/5/2013
  • Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: Evaluation and Management 
    St Louis, MO - 4/20/2013
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Press Mentions

  • St. Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center Perform Rare Infant Heart-Lung Transplant
    St. Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center Perform Rare Infant Heart-Lung TransplantSeptember 25th, 2018
  • Baby with Half a Heart Defies Odds After Doctors Refuse to Help Him
    Baby with Half a Heart Defies Odds After Doctors Refuse to Help HimSeptember 24th, 2018
  • At 5 Months Old, Baby Is the Youngest Heart and Lung Transplant Recipient in Decade
    At 5 Months Old, Baby Is the Youngest Heart and Lung Transplant Recipient in DecadeAugust 7th, 2018
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Grant Support

  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression Of RHD In The Fetus?National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2011–2012
  • Developing An Animal Model Of Hlhs: Role Of Immune Mediated InjuryNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2011
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression Of RHD In The Fetus?National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2010–2011
  • Mechanism Of Vasopressin-Mediated Placental Vascular Resistance After Fetal BypasNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2010
  • Mechanism Of Vasopressin-Mediated Placental Vascular Resistance After Fetal BypasNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2009

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