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Alla Dorfman, MD

Instructor, Clinical Pediatrics
Washington University Clinical Associates - Cloverleaf Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Pediatrics
Primary Care

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Progress West Hospital

Languages

Russian

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Maps & Directions

Cloverleaf Pediatrics (WUCA)

4200 N. Cloverleaf Drive
St. Peters, MO 63376

Office Phone: (636) 939-3362
Fax: (636) 939-3687

Education

Education

BS, Pre-medicine: Chernivci State Medical School, Chernivci, Ukraine 1983
Medical Degree: Chernivci State Medical School, Chernivci, Ukraine 1986
Residency, Pediatrics: Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center, St. Louis, MO 1996

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Relation of Increased Epicardial Fat After Fontan Palliation to Cardiac Output and Systemic Ventricular Ejection Fraction.
Lubert AM, Lu JC, Rocchini AP, Norris MD, Yu S, Agarwal PP, Ghadimi Mahani M, Dorfman AL
Am J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 1; 121(7)862-866. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.12.026.

PMID:
    29433731
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patient-Specific Modeling of Hemodynamics: Supporting Surgical Planning in a Fontan Circulation Correction.
van Bakel TMJ, Lau KD, Hirsch-Romano J, Trimarchi S, Dorfman AL, Figueroa CA
J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2018 Apr; 11(2)145-155. doi: 10.1007/s12265-017-9781-x.

PMID:
    29313269
    [PubMed - in process]
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Primary cardiac tumors associated with genetic syndromes: a comprehensive review.
Lee E, Mahani MG, Lu JC, Dorfman AL, Srinivasan A, Agarwal PP
Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Feb; 48(2)156-164. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-4027-2.

PMID:
    29214333
    [PubMed - in process]
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Recording and Analysis of the Human Clinical Electroretinogram.
Gauvin M, Dorfman AL, Lachapelle P
Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1715313-325. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7522-8_23.

PMID:
    29188524
    [PubMed - in process]
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An interactive simulation tool for patient-specific clinical decision support in single-ventricle physiology.
Conover T, Hlavacek AM, Migliavacca F, Kung E, Dorfman A, Figliola RS, Hsia TY, Modeling of Congenital Hearts Alliance (MOCHA) Investigators.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb; 155(2)712-721. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.046.

PMID:
    29061467
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reproducing Patient-Specific Hemodynamics in the Blalock-Taussig Circulation Using a Flexible Multi-Domain Simulation Framework: Applications for Optimal Shunt Design.
Arthurs CJ, Agarwal P, John AV, Dorfman AL, Grifka RG, Figueroa CA
Front Pediatr. 2017; 578. doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00078.

PMID:
    28491863
    [PubMed]
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Predictors of missed appointments in patients referred for congenital or pediatric cardiac magnetic resonance.
Lu JC, Lowery R, Yu S, Ghadimi Mahani M, Agarwal PP, Dorfman AL
Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Jul; 47(8)911-916. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-3851-8.

PMID:
    28432402
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Abnormalities in serum biomarkers correlate with lower cardiac index in the Fontan population.
Marino BS, Goldberg DJ, Dorfman AL, King E, Kalkwarf H, Zemel BS, Smith M, Pratt J, Fogel MA, Shillingford AJ, Deal BJ, John AS, Goldberg CS, Hoffman TM, Jacobs ML, Lisec A, Finan S, Kochilas LK, Pawlowski TW, Campbell K, Joiner C, Goldstein SL, Stephens P, Chin AJ
Cardiol Young. 2017 Jan; 27(1)59-68. doi: 10.1017/S1047951116000093.

PMID:
    28281411
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rats do not eat alone in public: Food-deprived rats socialize rather than competing for baits.
Weiss O, Dorfman A, Ram T, Zadicario P, Eilam D
PLoS One. 2017; 12(3)e0173302. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173302.

PMID:
    28278246
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessing the Contribution of the Oscillatory Potentials to the Genesis of the Photopic ERG with the Discrete Wavelet Transform.
Gauvin M, Dorfman AL, Trang N, Gauthier M, Little JM, Lina JM, Lachapelle P
Biomed Res Int. 2016; 20162790194. doi: 10.1155/2016/2790194.

PMID:
    28101507
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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How successful is successful? Aortic arch shape after successful aortic coarctation repair correlates with left ventricular function.
Bruse JL, Khushnood A, McLeod K, Biglino G, Sermesant M, Pennec X, Taylor AM, Hsia TY, Schievano S, Modeling of Congenital Hearts Alliance Collaborative Group.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb; 153(2)418-427. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.018.

PMID:
    27776913
    [PubMed - in process]
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Choroidal Involution Is Associated with a Progressive Degeneration of the Outer Retinal Function in a Model of Retinopathy of Prematurity: Early Role for IL-1β.
Zhou TE, Rivera JC, Bhosle VK, Lahaie I, Shao Z, Tahiri H, Zhu T, Polosa A, Dorfman A, Beaudry-Richard A, Costantino S, Lodygensky GA, Lachapelle P, Chemtob S
Am J Pathol. 2016 Dec; 186(12)3100-3116. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2016.08.004.

PMID:
    27768863
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT for Assessment of Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Multiple Stages of Single-Ventricle Palliation: Challenges and Suggested Protocols.
Ghadimi Mahani M, Agarwal PP, Rigsby CK, Lu JC, Fazeli Dehkordy S, Wright RA, Dorfman AL, Krishnamurthy R
Radiographics. 2016 Sep-Oct; 36(5)1273-84. doi: 10.1148/rg.2016150233.

PMID:
    27618316
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Looks Do Matter! Aortic Arch Shape After Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Palliation Correlates With Cavopulmonary Outcomes.
Bruse JL, Cervi E, McLeod K, Biglino G, Sermesant M, Pennec X, Taylor AM, Schievano S, Hsia TY, Modeling of Congenital Hearts Alliance (MOCHA) Collaborative Group.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb; 103(2)645-654. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.06.041.

PMID:
    27592606
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of Change in Functional Health Status in Adults with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot.
Lu JC, Yu S, Lowery R, Sagi J, Delong AC, Agarwal PP, Mahani MG, Dorfman AL
Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 37(7)1334-9. doi: 10.1007/s00246-016-1439-y.

PMID:
    27371413
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A statistical shape modelling framework to extract 3D shape biomarkers from medical imaging data: assessing arch morphology of repaired coarctation of the aorta.
Bruse JL, McLeod K, Biglino G, Ntsinjana HN, Capelli C, Hsia TY, Sermesant M, Pennec X, Taylor AM, Schievano S, Modeling of Congenital Hearts Alliance (MOCHA) Collaborative Group.
BMC Med Imaging. 2016 May 31; 16(1)40. doi: 10.1186/s12880-016-0142-z.

PMID:
    27245048
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Building resilience with the Stress Resilience Training System: Design validation and applications.
de Visser EJ, Dorfman A, Chartrand D, Lamon J, Freedy E, Weltman G
Work. 2016 May 24; 54(2)351-66. doi: 10.3233/WOR-162295.

PMID:
    27232057
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Non-cardiovascular findings in clinical cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in children.
Mahani MG, Morani AC, Lu JC, Dehkordy SF, Jeph S, Dorfman AL, Agarwal PP
Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Apr; 46(4)473-82. doi: 10.1007/s00247-015-3512-8.

PMID:
    26754539
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Traveling Companions Add Complexity and Hinder Performance in the Spatial Behavior of Rats.
Dorfman A, Nielbo KL, Eilam D
PLoS One. 2016; 11(1)e0146137. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146137.

PMID:
    26727216
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Differential Impact of Pulmonary Regurgitation on Patients With Surgically Repaired Pulmonary Stenosis Versus Tetralogy of Fallot.
Joynt MR, Yu S, Dorfman AL, Ghadimi Mahani M, Agarwal PP, Lu JC
Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 15; 117(2)289-94. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.10.025.

PMID:
    26651611
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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