- Residency - Hospital dos Servidores de Estado (1978-1979), Pediatrics
- Internship - Universidad Federal De Rio De Janeiro (1977-1978), Pediatrics
- Fellowship - University of London (1982-1984), Pediatric Cardiology
- Research Fellowship - UCSF School of Medicine (1984-1985), Pediatric Cardiography
- Residency - Emory University Hospital (1987-1989), Pediatrics
- Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1989-1993), Pediatric Cardiology
- Medical School - Universidade Federal (1973-1977)
Claudio Ramaciotti, M.D., was named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly in 2018.
- American Society of Echocardiography
- American Heart Association
- Premio Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 1977, Awarded for graduating in top 3%
- Ann Newman Fellowship Award 1990, Awarded as most outstanding fellow by staff of Division of Cardiology/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Best Pediatric Specialists 2004-2017, D Magazine
- Texas Super Doctors 2008-2017, Texas Monthly Magazine
Lai WW, Mertens LL, Geva T, Cohen MS, eds. Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult. 2nd ed.
Lemler MS, Ramaciotti C.(Ed.) (2016), Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Lai WW, Mertens LL, Geva T, Cohen MS, eds. Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult. 2nd ed.
Echocardiographic characteristics of perimembranous ventricular septal defects associated with aortic regurgitation.
Eapen RS, Lemler MS, Scott WA, Ramaciotti C Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2003 Mar 16 3 209-13
Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in hereditary spherocytosis.
Crary SE, Ramaciotti C, Buchanan GR American journal of hematology 2011 Dec 86 12 E73-6
Diagnosing a patent foramen ovale in children: is transesophageal echocardiography necessary?
Hubail Z, Lemler M, Ramaciotti C, Moore J, Ikemba C Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 2011 Jan 42 1 98-101
Elevated troponin levels in previously healthy children: value of diagnostic modalities and the importance of a drug screen.
Thankavel PP, Mir A, Ramaciotti C Cardiology in the young 2013 Mar 1-7
Utility and Importance of New Echocardiographic Screening Methods in Diagnosis of Anomalous Coronary Origins in the Pediatric Population: Assessment of Quality Improvement.
Thankavel PP, Lemler MS, Ramaciotti C Pediatric cardiology 2014 Aug
Isolated Mitral Cleft in Trisomy 21: An Initially 'Silent' Lesion.
Thankavel PP, Ramaciotti C Pediatric cardiology 2015 Oct
Rationalising the use of cardiac catheterisation before Glenn completion.
James L, Tandon A, Nugent A, Malik S, Ramaciotti C, Greil G, Zabala L, Forbess J, Hussain T Cardiology in the young 2018 Mar 1-6
Endothelial cells regulate cardiac contractility.
Ramaciotti C, Sharkey A, McClellan G, Winegrad S Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1992 May 89 9 4033-6
Assessment of cardiac function in adolescents with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: importance of neurohormones.
Ramaciotti C, Scott WA, Lemler MS, Haverland C, Iannaccone ST Journal of child neurology 2002 Mar 17 3 191-4
The extracardiac lateral tunnel Fontan, constructed with bovine pericardium: comparison with the extracardiac conduit Fontan.
Lemler MS, Ramaciotti C, Stromberg D, Scott WA, Leonard SR American heart journal 2006 Apr 151 4 928-33
Left ventricular function and response to enalapril in patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy during the second decade of life.
Ramaciotti C, Heistein LC, Coursey M, Lemler MS, Eapen RS, Iannaccone ST, Scott WA The American journal of cardiology 2006 Sep 98 6 825-7
The aortic translocation (Nikaidoh) procedure: midterm results superior to the Rastelli procedure.
Yeh T, Ramaciotti C, Leonard SR, Roy L, Nikaidoh H The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2007 Feb 133 2 461-9
Aspirin resistance in children with heart disease at risk for thromboembolism: prevalence and possible mechanisms.
Heistein LC, Scott WA, Zellers TM, Fixler DE, Ramaciotti C, Journeycake JM, Lemler MS Pediatric cardiology 2008 Mar 29 2 285-91
Cardiac findings in congenital muscular dystrophies.
Finsterer J, Ramaciotti C, Wang CH, Wahbi K, Rosenthal D, Duboc D, Melacini P Pediatrics 2010 Sep 126 3 538-45
Imaging the coronary artery: is it really normal? How to avoid common echocardiographic pitfalls.
Thankavel PP, Brown PS, Carron HD, Ramaciotti C Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 2012 May 5 3 415-8
Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery Origin From the Right Sinus of Valsalva: A Novel Echocardiographic Screening Method.
Thankavel PP, Balakrishnan PL, Lemler MS, Ramaciotti C Pediatric cardiology 2012 Oct
Importance of (perimembranous) ventricular septal aneurysm in the natural history of isolated perimembranous ventricular septal defect.
Ramaciotti C, Keren A, Silverman NH The American journal of cardiology 1986 Feb 57 4 268-72
Atrial septal defect treatment options.
Moake L, Ramaciotti C AACN clinical issues 2005 Apr-Jun 16 2 252-66
Clinical and echocardiographic diagnosis of patent ductus arteriosus in premature neonates.
Chiruvolu A, Punjwani P, Ramaciotti C Early human development 2009 Mar 85 3 147-9
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a neonate associated with nemaline myopathy.
Mir A, Lemler M, Ramaciotti C, Blalock S, Ikemba C Congenital heart disease 2012 Jul-Aug 7 4 E37-41
Increased prevalence of potential right-to-left shunting in children with sickle cell anaemia and stroke.
Dowling MM, Quinn CT, Ramaciotti C, Kanter J, Osunkwo I, Inusa B, Iyer R, Kwiatkowski JL, Johnson C, Rhodes M, Owen W, Strouse JJ, Panepinto JA, Neumayr L, Sarnaik S, Plumb PA, Dlamini N, Kirkham F, Hynan LS British journal of haematology 2016 Oct
Sedation for pediatric echocardiography: evaluation of preprocedure fasting guidelines.
Ghaffar S, Haverland C, Ramaciotti C, Scott WA, Lemler MS Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2002 Sep 15 9 980-3
Myocardial cell damage in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Ramaciotti C, Iannaccone ST, Scott WA Pediatric cardiology 2003 Sep-Oct 24 5 503-6
Trisomy 21 and congenital heart disease: effect of timing of initial echocardiogram.
Ghaffar S, Lemler MS, Fixler DE, Ramaciotti C Clinical pediatrics 2005 Jan-Feb 44 1 39-42
Early echocardiographic predictor of heart failure in cerebral arteriovenous malformations.
Thankavel PP, Ramaciotti C Cardiology in the young 2016 Apr 1-5
Prevalence of spontaneous closure of the ductus arteriosus in neonates at a birth weight of 1000 grams or less.
Koch J, Hensley G, Roy L, Brown S, Ramaciotti C, Rosenfeld CR Pediatrics 2006 Apr 117 4 1113-21
Unruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm in a Neonate with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Echocardiographic Diagnosis and Features.
Thankavel PP, Lemler MS, Ramaciotti C Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 2013 Dec
Implantation of a left ventricular assist device to provide long-term support for end-stage Duchenne muscular dystrophy-associated cardiomyopathy.
Stoller D, Araj F, Amin A, Fitzsimmons C, Morlend R, Thibodeau JT, Ramaciotti C, Drazner MH, Meyer DM, Mammen PPA ESC heart failure 2017 Aug 4 3 379-383
Mortality among infants with evolving bronchopulmonary dysplasia increases with major surgery and with pulmonary hypertension.
DeVries LB, Heyne RJ, Ramaciotti C, Brown LS, Jaleel MA, Kapadia VS, Burchfield PJ, Brion LP Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 2017 Jun
Images in cardiovascular medicine. Echocardiographic diagnosis of anomalous drainage of the superior vena cava into the left atrium.
Kahwaji I, Ramaciotti C, Nikaidoh H, Leonard S, Harris K, Lemler M Circulation 2003 Mar 107 11 1560-1
Comprehensive assessment of patent ductus arteriosus by echocardiography before transcatheter closure.
Ramaciotti C, Lemler MS, Moake L, Zellers TM Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2002 Oct 15 10 Pt 2 1154-9
Double-Outlet Right Atrium Associated with Hypoplastic Right Heart Structures and Aortic Stenosis: Echocardiographic Features.
Thankavel PP, Gabbert B, Ramaciotti C Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 2014 Mar
Spatial relationship between the ventricular septal defect and the anomalous muscle bundle in a double-chambered right ventricle.
Hubail ZJ, Ramaciotti C Congenital heart disease 2007 Nov-Dec 2 6 421-3
A Neonate with Left Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Transient Retrograde Flow in the Aortic Arch.
Thankavel PP, Ramaciotti C, Lemler MS Pediatric cardiology 2011 Apr
Neonatal double switch for congenitally corrected transposition with Ebstein anomaly and bilateral superior venae cavae.
Sebastian VA, Cooley A, Ramaciotti C, Guleserian KJ, Forbess JM The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2014 Sep
Prevalence of intracardiac shunting in children with sickle cell disease and stroke.
Dowling MM, Lee N, Quinn CT, Rogers ZR, Boger D, Ahmad N, Ramaciotti C, Buchanan GR The Journal of pediatrics 2010 Apr 156 4 645-50
Oxygen supplementation is helpful for the echocardiographic detection of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.
Blanco VM, Blalock SE, Ramaciotti C, Lemler M, Heistein L, Moore J, Ikemba C Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2010 Oct 23 10 1099-102
Chloral hydrate sedation for pediatric echocardiography: physiologic responses, adverse events, and risk factors.
Heistein LC, Ramaciotti C, Scott WA, Coursey M, Sheeran PW, Lemler MS Pediatrics 2006 Mar 117 3 e434-41
Fenestration improves clinical outcome of the fontan procedure: a prospective, randomized study.
Lemler MS, Scott WA, Leonard SR, Stromberg D, Ramaciotti C Circulation 2002 Jan 105 2 207-12
Echocardiography, not chest radiography, for evaluation of cannula placement during pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Thomas TH, Price R, Ramaciotti C, Thompson M, Megison S, Lemler MS Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies 2009 Jan 10 1 56-9
Atherotome dislodgement and successful retrieval during cutting balloon pulmonary angioplasty.
DeSena HC, Ramaciotti C, Nugent AW Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions 2012 Jun 5 3 e37-8
- Echocardiographic characteristics of perimembranous ventricular septal defects associated with aortic regurgitation.
- Ventricular function
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy
- Diagnosis of congenital heart disease