Patrick Sullivan, MD

Patrick Sullivan, MD

Attending Physician
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC


Medical School

 New York University, School of Medicine 

Graduate School

MS, Epidemiology and Clinical Research: University of Washington School of Public Health


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Pediatric Cardiology: Seattle Children's Hospital

Interventional Cardiac Catheterization: Children's Hospital Los Angeles



General Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics



Rao MY, Sullivan PM, Takao C, Badran S, Patel ND. Safety of Continuing Anticoagulation Prior to Cardiac Catheterization in Pediatric Patients: A Los Angeles Center Experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2023 Feb 2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36725724.

Sullivan PM, Takao C, Patel ND, Ing FF. Central vein recanalization and rehabilitation in pediatric patients: Changing the paradigm for chronic occlusions. JSCAI. 2023 March;2(2). Available online 28 November 2022.

Romans RA, Lu JC, Balasubramanian S, Whiteside W, Yu S, Aldoss OT, Armstrong AK, Boe BA, Balzer DT, Christensen JT, Jones TK, Keeshan B, McLennan D, Nicholson GT, Patel N, Salavitabar A, Shahanavaz S, Sullivan PM, Turner ME, Zampi JD. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance to Predict Coronary Artery Compression in Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation Into Conduits. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 May 9;15(9):979-988.

Fisher JM, Badran S, Li JT, Votava-Smith JK, Sullivan PM. Characteristics and outcomes of acute COVID-19 infection in paediatric and young adult patients with underlying cardiac disease. Cardiol Young. 2022 Aug;32(8):1261-1267.

Emamaullee J, Khan S, Weaver C, Goldbeck C, Yanni G, Kohli R, Genyk Y, Zhou S, Shillingford N, Sullivan PM, Takao C, Detterich J, Kantor PF, Cleveland JD, Herrington C, Ram Kumar S, Starnes V, Badran S, Patel ND. Non-invasive biomarkers of Fontan-associated liver disease. JHEP Rep. 2021 Sep 14;3(6):100362.

Patel ND, Takao C, Badran S, Sullivan PM. Neonatal arterial thrombosis: Treatment via a patent ductus arteriosus. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2021 March 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Patel ND, Sullivan PM, Sabati A, Hill A, Maedler-Kron C, Zhou S, Shillingford N, Williams R, Takao C, Badran S. Routine Surveillance Catheterization is Useful in Guiding Management of Stable Fontan Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Mar;41(3):624-631.

Patel ND, Sullivan PM, Takao CM, Badran S, Ing FF. Stent treatment of ostial branch pulmonary artery stenosis: initial and medium-term outcomes and technical considerations to avoid and minimise stent malposition. Cardiol Young. 2020 Feb;30(2):256-262.

Tran S, Sullivan PM, Cleveland J, Kumar SR, Takao C. Elevated pulmonary artery pressure, not pulmonary vascular resistance, is an independent predictor of short-term morbidity following bidirectional cavopulmonary connection. Pediatr Cardiol. Epub ahead of print, June 14, 2018. PMID: 29948033.
Patel ND, Sullivan PM, Takao CM, Badran S, Ahdoot J, Ing FF. Unmasking the borderline coarctation: the utility of isoproterenol in the paediatric cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Cardiol Young. 28(6): 804-10, 2018. PMID: 29534778.
Sullivan PM, Merritt R, Pelayo JC, Ing FF. Recanalization of occluded central veins in a parenteral nutrition-dependent child with no access. Pediatrics. 141(Suppl 5):S416-420, 2018. PMID: 29610163.
Sullivan PM, Liou A, Takao C, Justino H, Petit CJ, Salazar JD, Ing FF. Tailoring stents to fit the anatomy of unique vascular stenoses in congenital heart disease. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 90(6): 963-71, 2017. PMID: 28862385.
Sullivan PM, Harrison D, Badran S, Takao C, Ing FF. Reduction in radiation dose in a pediatric cardiac catheterization lab using Philips AlluraClarity X-ray system. Pediatr Cardiol. 38(8): 1583-91, 2017. PMID: 28770307.
Harrison D, Sullivan PM, Christman G, Takao C. Intravascular stent implantation as effective therapy for refractory chylothorax secondary to congenital superior vena cava stenosis in an infant. Journal of Structural Heart Disease. 3(2):49-54, 2017.
Sullivan PM, Rubio AE, Johnston TA, Jones TK. Long-term outcomes and re-interventions following balloon aortic valvuloplasty in pediatric patients with congenital aortic stenosis: A single-center study. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 89(2): 288-96, 2017. PMID: 27650723.
Travelli FC, Sullivan PM, Takao CT, Ing FF. The Valeo stent: a pre-mounted, open-cell, large stent for use in small children with congenital heart disease. Cardiol Young. 26(6): 1187-93, 2016. PMID: 26593884.
Sullivan PM, Warner P, Kemna M, Albers EL, Law SP, Weiss NS, Law YM. HLA molecular epitope
mismatching and long-term graft loss in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung
Transplant. 34(7): 950-7, 2015. PMID: 25727771.
Sullivan PM, Dervan L, Reiger S, Buddhe S, Schwartz SM. Risk of congenital heart defects in the offspring of smoking mothers: a population-based study. J Pediatr. 166(4): 978-984, 2015. PMID: 25578997.
Morray BH, McElhinney DB, Cheatham JP, Zahn EM, Berman DP, Sullivan PM, Lock JE, Jones TK. Risk of coronary artery compression among patients referred for transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation: a multicenter experience. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 6(5): 535-42, 2013. PMID: 24065444.
Lin KY, Sullivan P, Salam A, Kaufman B, Paridon S, Hanna BD, Spray TL, Weber J, Shaddy RE. Troponin I levels from donors accepted for pediatric heart transplantation do not predict recipient graft survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 30(8): 920-7, 2011. PMID: 21489812.


Research Summary

Epidemiology of congenital heart disease

Outcomes in cardiac catheterization in children