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Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine
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Lara Shekerdemian, M.D., M.H.A.


Lara Shekerdemian, M.D., M.H.A.

Lara Shekerdemian, M.D., M.H.A.

Chief, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Information:

6621 Fannin St., W6-006, Houston, TX 77030

Clinical Service Area

Intensive Care

Medical School

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom


Central Middlesex Hospital, London
Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte's Hospitals, London
The Royal Brompton Hospital, London


The Royal Brompton Hospital, London England
Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, England

Professional Organizations

Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics

Research/Clinical Interest

Brain Injury related to cardiac surgery
Extracorporeal life support
Heart failure


Jones BO, Pepe S, Sheeran FL, Donath S, Hardy P, Shekerdemian L, Penny DJ,
McKenzie I, Horton S, Brizard CP, d'Udekem Y, Konstantinov IE, Cheung MM. Remote
ischemic preconditioning in cyanosed neonates undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass:
A randomized controlled trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013

Beca J, Gunn JK, Coleman L, Hope A, Reed PW, Hunt RW, Finucane K, Brizard C,
Dance B, Shekerdemian LS. New white matter brain injury after infant heart
surgery is associated with diagnostic group and the use of circulatory arrest.
Circulation. 2013 Mar 5;127(9):971-9.

Penny DJ, Shekerdemian LS. The American Heart Association's recent scientific
statement on cardiac critical care: implications for pediatric practice. Congenit
Heart Dis.
2013 8(1):3-19.

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