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Dilip Nath, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of  Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

General Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Congenital Heart Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Kannada

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric heart surgery, congenital heart conditions, closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects, repair of AV canal, repair of tetralogy of Fallot, Fontan procedure, Glenn shunt procedure, repair coarctation of the aorta, pediatric heart transplant, single ventricle palliation, Norwood procedure, arterial switch procedure, pediatric lung transplant, mechanical assist devices, adult congenital cardiac surgery.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 2A
Floor: 2
Office Phone: 314-454-1665
Fax: 314-454-2381

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2010
Residency: Congenital Cardiac Surgery: University of Southern California/ Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2008
Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 2007
Fellowship: Surgery: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2005
Chief Resident: General Surgery: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2004
Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine, New York City, NY 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Description and analysis of patients and outcomes following third-time heart transplantation: An analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database from 1985 to 2017.
Bhalla S, Dubey GK, Basu S, Kanangat S, Dobrescu C, Nath DS
Clin Transplant. 2019 Mar; 33(3)e13482. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13482.

PMID:
    30659652
    [PubMed - in process]
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Novel, 3D Display of Heart Models in the Postoperative Care Setting Improves CICU Caregiver Confidence.
Olivieri LJ, Zurakowski D, Ramakrishnan K, Su L, Alfares FA, Irwin MR, Heichel J, Krieger A, Nath DS
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Mar; 9(2)206-213. doi: 10.1177/2150135117745005.

PMID:
    29544410
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Uhl's anomaly: A one and a half ventricular repair in a patient presenting with cardiac arrest.
Chounoune R, Lowry A, Ramakrishnan K, Pearson GD, Moak JP, Nath DS
J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2018 Jan; 30(1)52-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2017.03.011.

PMID:
    29296065
    [PubMed]
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Risk Factors for Development of Ectopic Atrial Tachycardia in Post-operative Congenital Heart Disease.
Clark BC, Berger JT, Berul CI, Jonas RA, Kaltman JR, Lapsa J, Nath DS, Sherwin ED, Sinha P, Zurakowski D, Moak JP
Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Mar; 39(3)459-465. doi: 10.1007/s00246-017-1773-8.

PMID:
    29147786
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aortopexy for Life-Threatening Airway Obstruction Following Division of Double Aortic Arch.
Hammond-Jack K, Ramakrishnan KV, Nath DS
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 Jan 1; 2150135117709023. doi: 10.1177/2150135117709023.

PMID:
    28933235
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clinical and pathologic implications of extending the spectrum of maternal autoantibodies reactive with ribonucleoproteins associated with cutaneous and now cardiac neonatal lupus from SSA/Ro and SSB/La to U1RNP.
Izmirly PM, Halushka MK, Rosenberg AZ, Whelton S, Rais-Bahrami K, Nath DS, Parton H, Clancy RM, Rasmussen S, Saxena A, Buyon JP
Autoimmun Rev. 2017 Sep; 16(9)980-983. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2017.07.013.

PMID:
    28709760
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiac arrest in an adolescent with Uhl's anomaly: Two unusual cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms.
Moak JP, Pearson GD, Clark B, Berul CI, Cross RR, Nath DS
HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 Jul; 2(4)328-333. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2016.03.004.

PMID:
    28491703
    [PubMed]
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IV Versus Subcutaneous Enoxaparin in Critically Ill Infants and Children: Comparison of Dosing, Anticoagulation Quality, Efficacy, and Safety Outcomes.
Diab YA, Ramakrishnan K, Ferrell B, Chounoune R, Alfares FA, Endicott KM, Rooney S, Corcoran J, Zurakowski D, Berger JT, Shankar V, Nath DS
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 May; 18(5)e207-e214. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001126.

PMID:
    28296662
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracardiac Fungal Mass in a Term Neonate.
El-Sayed Ahmed MM, Kurkluoglu M, Hynes CF, Klugman D, Puscasiu E, Nath DS
Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2016 Oct-Dec; 12(4)225-226. doi: 10.14797/mdcj-12-4-225.

PMID:
    28289498
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Surgical Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure on Autonomic Function in Premature Infants.
Andescavage NN, Metzler M, Govindan V, Al-Shargabi T, Nath DS, Krishnan A, Massaro A, Wang Y, duPlessis AJ, Govindan RB
Am J Perinatol. 2017 Jul; 34(9)874-878. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1600127.

PMID:
    28282664
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk of tumor transmission after thoracic allograft transplantation from adult donors with central nervous system neoplasm-A UNOS database study.
Hynes CF, Ramakrishnan K, Alfares FA, Endicott KM, Hammond-Jack K, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, Nath DS
Clin Transplant. 2017 Apr; 31(4)doi: 10.1111/ctr.12919.

PMID:
    28135779
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rapid Response Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Deployment-Surgical Technique.
Peer SM, Ramakrishnan K, Wade JR, Endicott KM, Jonas RA, Nath DS
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Nov; 7(6)753-757.

PMID:
    27834771
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome: An Under-Recognized Cause of Major Bleeding in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
Jones MB, Ramakrishnan K, Alfares FA, Endicott KM, Oldenburg G, Berger JT, Shankar V, Nath DS, Diab YA
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Nov; 7(6)711-716.

PMID:
    27834763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracardiac tumor causing left-ventricular outflow-tract obstruction in a newborn.
Jordan CP, Costello JP, Endicott KM, Reyes C, Hougen TJ, Cummings SD, Nath DS
J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul; 28(3)170-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2015.12.006.

PMID:
    27358535
    [PubMed]
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Perceptions of Bedside Cardiac Critical Care Registered Nurses on 24 Hour Attending Intensivist Coverage.
Alfares FA, Jones MB, Ramakrishnan K, Endicott KM, Zurakowski D, Shankar V, Nath DS
Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Jul; 11(4)354-8. doi: 10.1111/chd.12381.

PMID:
    27273979
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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"Just-In-Time" Simulation Training Using 3-D Printed Cardiac Models After Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
Olivieri LJ, Su L, Hynes CF, Krieger A, Alfares FA, Ramakrishnan K, Zurakowski D, Marshall MB, Kim PC, Jonas RA, Nath DS
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Mar; 7(2)164-8. doi: 10.1177/2150135115623961.

PMID:
    26957398
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury following congenital heart surgery: A contemporary experience.
Alfares FA, Hynes CF, Ansari G, Chounoune R, Ramadan M, Shaughnessy C, Reilly BK, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, Nath DS
J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan; 28(1)1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2015.05.002.

PMID:
    26778899
    [PubMed]
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Minimally invasive percutaneous pericardial ICD placement in an infant piglet model: Head-to-head comparison with an open surgical thoracotomy approach.
Clark BC, Davis TD, El-Sayed Ahmed MM, McCarter R, Ishibashi N, Jordan CP, Kane TD, Kim PCW, Krieger A, Nath DS, Opfermann JD, Berul CI
Heart Rhythm. 2016 May; 13(5)1096-1104. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.12.015.

PMID:
    26690060
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Optimizing Donor Quality Via Hormonal Therapy: An Important Strategy to Increase Successful Placement of Thoracic Organs in End-Stage Patients.
Peer SM, Oh NA, Nath DS
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Summer; 27(2)133-4. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2015.07.008.

PMID:
    26686438
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Novel Association of miR-451 with the Incidence of TEVG Stenosis in a Murine Model.
Hibino N, Best CA, Engle A, Ghimbovschi S, Knoblach S, Nath DS, Ishibashi N, Jonas RA
Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 Jan; 22(1-2)75-82. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2014.0664.

PMID:
    26573748
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Transplant immunology and 3-dimensional printing/modeling