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Holly Bauser-Heaton, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor
Pediatric Cardiologist
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine

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Dr. Bauser-Heaton is an interventional pediatric cardiologist and physician scientist at Children’s Healthcare of Altanta Cardiology.  She completed her MD, PhD in 2009 at Indiana University.  Dr. Bauser-Heaton focused on signaling mechanisms of nitric oxide in hypoxic conditions and continues to investigate the role of NO in endothelial function.  As a clinician, she completed her training at Stanford University and joined faculty of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology in 2016.  Pulmonary artery disease and its management is the focus for Dr. Heaton both in the clinical arena and the lab.  She is interested in developing new procedures via transcatheter (in the cardiac catheterization laboratory) technique for individuals with pulmonary artery disease.  Additionally, she has interest in utilizing 3D bioprinting to create pulmonary artery constructs that have the ability to keep up with a patient’s somatic growth. She is very excited to join forces with the Serpooshan lab.


Graduate School:Indiana University
Medical School:Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency:Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship:Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

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