- Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine, West Indies (2000-2004)
- Residency - University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine (2005-2007), Pediatrics
- Internship - University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine (2004-2005), Pediatrics
- Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2007-2010), Pediatric Cardiology
- American Society of Echocardiography (2010)
- Excellence in Research 2010, UT Southwestern Medical Center
- Young Investigator Travel Award 2010, American Academy of Pediatrics
- Texas Super Doctors 2015-2017, Texas Monthly Magazine
Reverse histologic remodeling after mechanical unloading of failing hearts in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Kasten J, Rakheja D, Zhang S, Thankavel P, Das BB The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2017 Jun
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
Bilateral congenital coronary ostial obstruction: Exertional syncope in an otherwise healthy 8-year-old.
Sharma K, Thankavel P Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 2016 Oct
Myocardial contusion in an 8-year-old boy: a kick to the heart.
Moyé DM, Dyer AK, Thankavel PP Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 2015 Mar 8 3 e002857
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
The novel differentiation of human blood mononuclear cells into CD1a-negative dendritic cells is stimulated in the absence of exogenous cytokines by an extract prepared from pinecones.
Bradley WG, Widen RH, Weiser AM, Powers JJ, Fountain LB, Punjwani P, Lofgren SM, Hadzic T, Klein R, Green WH, Tanaka A International immunopharmacology 2003 Feb 3 2 209-23
Fontan survival: As good as it gets?
Thankavel P, Jaquiss RDB The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2017 Apr
Is There a Role for Echocardiography in Vascular Ring Diagnosis?
Snarr BS, Dyer A, Thankavel PP Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2018 Aug 31 8 965-966
Two Rare Vascular Rings With Ductal Origin of the Left Pulmonary Artery: A Previously Unrecognized Syndrome?
Thankavel PP, Guleserian KJ, Anderson RH World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 2016 Dec
Isolated Mitral Cleft in Trisomy 21: An Initially 'Silent' Lesion.
Thankavel PP, Ramaciotti C Pediatric cardiology 2015 Oct
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
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
Response to commentary: Anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery from the internal carotid artery.
Thankavel PP, Martho LC, Zeltser I Cardiology in the young 2015 Oct 1-2
Scores Adjusted for Body Surface Area to Age, Sex, Race, and Ethnicity: The Pediatric Heart Network Normal Echocardiogram Database.
Lopez L, Colan S, Stylianou M, Granger S, Trachtenberg F, Frommelt P, Pearson G, Camarda J, Cnota J, Cohen M, Dragulescu A, Frommelt M, Garuba O, Johnson T, Lai W, Mahgerefteh J, Pignatelli R, Prakash A, Sachdeva R, Soriano B, Soslow J, Spurney C, Srivastava S, Taylor C, Thankavel P, van der Velde M, Minich L Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 2017 Nov 10 11
Early echocardiographic predictor of heart failure in cerebral arteriovenous malformations.
Thankavel PP, Ramaciotti C Cardiology in the young 2016 Apr 1-5
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
Left-dominant double aortic arch in critical pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect.
Thankavel PP, Brown PS, Lemler MS Pediatric cardiology 2012 Dec 33 8 1469-71
Anomalous left pulmonary artery origin from internal carotid artery: prospective echocardiographic diagnosis of a previously unknown variant.
Thankavel PP, Martho LC, Zeltser I Cardiology in the young 2015 Mar 1-4
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
High-Takeoff Single Coronary Artery With Intramural Course in Truncus Arteriosus: Prospective Echocardiographic Identification.
Thankavel PP, Brown PS, Nugent AW Pediatric cardiology 2013 Jan
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
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
- Reverse histologic remodeling after mechanical unloading of failing hearts in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.
- Echocardiographic prediction of spontaneous closure of the ductus arteriosus in neonates less than 30 weeks gestation