Dr. Thomas Michael Zellers MD
Cardiologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Cardiology5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas TX, 75390
VP, Medical Staff Affairs at Childrens Medical Center Dallas. Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist involved in clinical trials of several transcatheter delivered devices for treatment of structural h ...
Education and Training
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School 1983
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Cardiology
- Balloon angioplasty for recurrent coarctation of the aorta in patients following staged palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
- Transcatheter coil occlusion of the small patent ductus arteriosus (<4 mm): improved results with a "multiple coil-no residual shunt" strategy.
- Coarctation index: identification of recurrent coarctation in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome after the Norwood procedure.
- Prostacyclin-induced relaxations of small porcine pulmonary arteries are enhanced by the basal release of endothelium-derived nitric oxide through an effect on cyclic GMP-inhibited-cyclic AMP phosphodiesterase.
- Bedside balloon atrial septostomy is safe, efficacious, and cost-effective compared with septostomy performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.
- Comprehensive assessment of patent ductus arteriosus by echocardiography before transcatheter closure.
- Oxygen modulates endothelium-derived relaxing factor production in fetal pulmonary arteries.
- Pseudo-preexcitation in tricuspid atresia.
- Endothelium-dependent relaxations of piglet pulmonary arteries augment with maturation.
- Stent implantation for coarctation of the aorta in a premature infant through carotid cutdown as a bridge to surgical correction.
- Heterogeneity of endothelium-dependent and endothelium-independent responses to aggregating platelets in porcine pulmonary arteries.
- Heterogeneity of endothelium-dependent and independent responses among large and small porcine pulmonary arteries.
- One-year follow-up of the Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve multicenter post-approval study.
- Initial Experience With the Pediatric Impella Device: A Feasibility Study in a Porcine Model.
- Brain abscess and ethmoid sinusitis presenting as periorbital cellulitis in a two-month-old infant.
- Texas Super Doctors 2005-2010
- Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award - Awarded by Children's Medical Ce 1991
- Second Place, Young Investigator Award - Awarded by American Academy 1989
- Young Investigator Award - Awarded by American Academy of Pediatrics 1988
- Best Paper by a Resident or Fellow - Awarded by Annual Meeting of Nor 1987
- Eli Lilly Scholar - Awarded byWabash College 1977
- Heart Disease
- Birth Defects
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Member American Heart Association Councils for Basic Science and CVDY
- Member Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
- Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Arizona) Program
- Mayo Clinic Rochester, Pediatric Cardiology 1989
- Baylor College of Medicine, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization 1997
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