Congenital Heart Surgery--Certified
Honors and Awards
2015 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Research Excellence Award (inaugural award) for role as co-author on a publication most likely to influence practice or policy: "Rates and impact of potentially preventable readmissions at children's hospitals"
2015, Named to Best Doctors in America
Named to most recent listing of Anerica's Top Doctors
International Conference of Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion, 2005, Hershey, PA
- John Waldhausen, MD- Young Investigator Award
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003, New Orleans, LA
- Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Section
- 1st Place, Basic Sciences – Young Investigator Award
Perinatal Research Society, 2003, Charleston SC
- NIH Young Investigator Travel Award
Johns Hopkins Hospital
- Vincent L. Gott Award, 2000
Stanford University Hospital
- John Henry Smith Award, 1997
Congenital Heart Disease in Children
2009-2014 Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health, Heart, Lung, and Blood, 1R01HL098634-01, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression of RHD in the Fetus?
2011-2013 Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health, Heart, Lung, and Blood 1 R21 HL104391-01A1 Developing an animal model of HLHS: role of immune mediated injury
2011-2012 Principal Investigator, Saving Tiny Hearts Society, Mechanisms in the pathogenesis of HLHS
Dr. Eghtesady's laboratory research focuses on the pathogenesis of congenital heart diseases, with particular emphasis on aortic stenosis and hypoplastic left heart syndrome. See Eghtesady Lab website.
US2007/0105168 "Diagnosis and Prevention of Fetal Heart Disease," filed 10/4/06
US2007/0260218 "Cannula with Removable Sleeve," filed 5/5/06
WO2009/032168 "Non-Invasive Fetal Blood Oxygen Monitoring System and Associated Method," filed 8/28/08
Miller JR, Simpson KE, Epstein DJ, Lancaster TS, Henn MC, Schuessler RB, Balzer DT, Shahanavaz S, Murphy JJ, Canter CE, Eghtesady P, Boston US. Improved survival after heart transplant for failed Fontan patients with preserved ventricular function. J. Heart Lung Transpl 2016 Mar 10. PMID: 27068035
Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Rossano JW, Baldwin JT, Eghtesady P, Morales DL, Cantor RS, Conway J, Lorts A, Almond CS, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK; PediMACS Investigators. Outcomes of children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: First analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PedMACS). J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 May;35(5):578-84. PMID: 27009673
Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Boston US, Huddleston CB, Hoganson DM, Shepard M, Raithel S, Mehegan M, Doctor A, Spinella PC, Eghtesady P. Recommendations for utilization of the paracorporeal lung assist device in neonates and young children with pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Mar;20(2):256-70. PMID: 26899454
Saini, A, Hartman M, Gage BF, Eghesady P, Gazit A, Said A, Boston U, Spinella P. Incidence of Platelet Dysfunction by Thromboelastography-Platelet Mapping in Children Supported with ECMO: A Pilot Retrospective Study. Frontiers in Pediatrics 2016 Jan 6;3:116. PMID: 26779465
Kirklin JK, Huddleston CB, Eghtesady P, Bacha EA. Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Survivors after the Fontan Operation.Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Autumn;27(3):307-8. PMID: 26708373
Martinez SC, Eghtesady P, Bhalla S, Ludbrook PA. Scimitar Syndrome: Multimodal Imaging Before and After Repair. Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Dec 1;42(6):593-5. PMID: 26664322
Grady RM, Eghtesady P. Potts Shunt and Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: What We Have Learned. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr:101(4):1539-43. PMID: 26518375
Martinez SC, Byku M, Novak EL, Cedars AM, Eghtesady P, Ludbrook PA, Billadello JJ. Increased Body Mass Index Is Associated with Congestive Heart Failure and Mortality in Adult Fontan Patients.Congenit. Heart Dis. 2016 Jan;11(1):71-9. PMID: 26365670
Eghtesady P. 50th Anniversary landmark commentary on Bove EL, Behrendt DM. Open-heart surgery in the first week of life. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug;100(2):387-8. PMID: 26234827
Miller JR, Epstein DT, Henn MC, Guthrie T, Schuessler RB, Simpson KE, Canter CE, Eghtesady P, Boston US. Early biventricular assist device use in children: a single center review of 31 patients. ASAIO J. 2015 Nov-Dec;61(6):688-94. PMID: 26186261
Cole CR, Eghtesady P. The myocardial and coronary histopathology and pathogenesis of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Cardiol Young 2016 Jan;26(1):19-29. PMID: 26152503
Eghtesady. P. Primary pulmonary vein stenosis: can we expect different results? J. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Jul;150(1):188-9. PMID: 26126465
Sparks J, Epstein D, Baltagi S, Mehegan ME, Simpson KE, Canter CE, Silvestry S, Eghtesady P, Boston US. Continous flow device support in children using the HeartWare HVAD: 1000 days of lessons learned from a single center experience. ASAIO J. 2015 Sep-Oct;61(5):569-73. PMID: 25967955
Miller JR, Boston US, Epstein DJ, Henn MC, Lawrance CP, Kallenbach J, Simpson KE, Canter CE, Eghtesady P. Pediatric Quality of Life while supported by a Ventricular Assist Device. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 Jul-Aug;10(4):E189-96. PMID: 25864509
Miller JR, Lancaster TS, Eghtesady P. Current approaches to device implantation in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2015 Apr;13(4):417-27. PMID: 25732410
Pub Med page for Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PhD
Eghtesady P. Hyoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. In Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases, © 2008, Springer-Verlag Publishing, Heidelberg, Germany.
Eghtesady P, Stevens J. The Intern Survival Guide to the Stanford Cardiac Surgery Service. © 1994.
Eghtesady P, Kronenberg M. The Function of ãä T-lymphocytes and Te Non-classical Class I Molecules. © 1992, University of California Publishing, Los Angeles, CA.
Hershberg R, Eghtesady P, Kronenberg M. Intestinal Lymphocytes and Epithelium Express the Thymus Leukemia Antigen in “The Immunology of the Gut” from the Proceedings of International Congress on Mucosal Immunology V, Tokyo. © 1990. Excerpta Medical International Congress Series, Elsevier Science Publishing BV.