Pediatric Cardiology Faculty

Dianne Atkins, MD

Dianne Atkins, MD

Clinical Interests
Electrophysiology, congenital heart disease, hemangiomas, cardiac resuscitation
Training
Medical school: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Fellowship: University of Iowa (Ped Card)
Outside interests
Cooking, biking, piano and music, skiing.

 

Heather Bartlett, MD

Heather Bartlett, MD

Clinical interests
Adult congenital heart disease, Heart failure and cardiac transplantation
General Pediatric Cardiology
Training
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Residency: University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals, Tucson, AZ
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

 

Abhay Divekar, MD

Abhay Divekar, MD

Clinical Interests
Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization (diagnostic and interventional), vascular access, cardiac critical care
Training
Medical school: Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Bombay, India
Residency:KEM and BJW Children’s Hospital, Bombay, India and The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn , NY, USA
Fellowship: New York University Medical Center, NY, NY, USA (Peds Card), CS Mott Children’s, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (interventional cath)

“I love what I do, I also love hard work.”

 

R. Erik Edens, MD, PhD

R. Erik Edens, MD, PhD

Clinical Interests
Cardiac transplantation, heart failure and myocardial dysfunction
Training
Medical school: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Ian Law, MD

Ian Law, MD

Clinical Interests
Pediatric arrhythmias, arrhythmias in congenital heart disease, device therapy (pacemakers, ICDs)in the young and CHD
Training
Medical school: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship: University of Michigan (Ped Card and EP)

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children ... to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson  

 

Benton Ng, MD

Ng, Benton MD

Clinical Interests
Cardiac MRI, echocardiography, general pediatric cardiology
Training
Medical school: University of Texas Southwestern
Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Fellowship: University of Iowa

Sonali Patel, MD, PhD

Sonali Patel, MD, PhD

Clinical Interests
Preventive cardiology, hyperlipidemia, childhood obesity, general pediatric cardiology
Training
Medical school: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Outside Interests
Cooking, reading, and gardening

"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers simple." -Dr. Seuss  

Vickie Pyevich, MD

Vickie Pyevich, MD

Clinical Interests
General Pediatric Cardiology, fetal cardiology, preventive cardiology
Training
Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City ,IA
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Fellowship: Pediatric /Adolescent Cardiology, Children's Memorial Medical Center, Chicago, IL; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Benjamin Reinking, MD

Ben Reinking, MD

Clinical interests
General pediatric cardiology, echocardiography, fetal cardiology, single ventricle patients, inpatient care
Training
Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine
Residency: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Fellowship: University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa City, IA
Outside Interests
Swimming, triathlon, Cross Fit, gardening

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” -Thoreau

 

Thomas Scholz, MD

Thomas Scholz, MD

Clinical Interests
Echocardiography, general cardiology
Training
Medical school: Washington Universityin St. Louis
Residency: University of Iowa Dept of Pediatrics
Fellowship: University of Iowa Div of Pediatric Cardiology
Post-doctoral: Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, National Institutes of Health -91-93
Outside interests
Bicycling, fly fishing

Nicholas Von Bergen, MD

Nick Von Bergen, MD

Clinical Interests
Abnormal heart rhythms in children and young adults.
The use of technology to decrease complications and decrease invasiveness in the pediatric catheterization lab.
3-D mapping of abnormal heart rhythms
Abnormal heart rhythms in adults with congenital heart disease
Training
Medical school : The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City IA
Residency: The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa City IA
Fellowship: The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa City IA (Ped Card, EP). The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor MI (EP)

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