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Kartik Agusala, MD $$

Pediatric Cardiologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2008)
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (2009), Internal Medicine
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (2011), Internal Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine (2014), Cardiology
Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Research Interests

    • Quality improvement
    • Diabetes & Heart Disease
    • General Cardiology
  • Publications

    • Dendritic cells derived in vitro from acute myelogenous leukemia cells stimulate autologous, antileukemic T-cell responses. Choudhury BA, Liang JC, Thomas EK, Flores-Romo L, Xie QS, Agusala K, Sutaria S, Sinha I, Champlin RE, Claxton DF Blood 1999 Feb 93 3 780-6
    • Ventricular tachyarrhythmias in patients receiving an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for primary versus secondary prophylaxis indications. Manuchehry A, Agusala K, Montevecchi M, Kadish A, Passman R Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE 2011 May 34 5 571-6
    • Ventricular assist device placement in an adult with D-transposition of the great arteries with prior Mustard operation. Agusala K, Bogaev R, Frazier OH, Franklin WJ Congenital heart disease 2010 Nov-Dec 5 6 635-7
    • Ockham's razor is not so sharp. Lewis MA, Agusala K, Raizen Y Infectious disease reports 2010 Aug 2 2 e10
  • Professional Activities

    • American College of Cardiology (2011), Member
    • Texas Medical Association (2014), Member
    • Heart Journal (2014), Reviewer for Imaging Section
    • Dallas County Medical Society (2014), Member
  • Awards and Honors

    • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2020
    • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019
    • American College of Cardiology - Emerging Faculty Leadership Academy​ 2018
    • Mayo Cardiovascular Review Course Scholarship 2013
    • Northern Illinois ACP Conference 1st Place Research Poster Presentation 2009

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