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


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 Interests: 

Epidemiology of congenital heart disease

Outcomes in cardiac catheterization in children

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