Roosevelt Bryant III, MD

Surgical Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Surgery

Phone 513-636-4770



Neonatal and congenital heart surgery and pediatric heart transplantation with specialty certification in Berlin Heart Surgical implantation and training.


Ex vivo analysis of the pediatric donor heart and pediatric mechanical circulatory support.

BA: Biology, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA, 1990.

MS: Boston University, Boston, BA, 1999.

MD: Boston University, School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

Internship and Residency: General Surgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, 2004.

Residency: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2007.

Fellowship: Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, 2009.

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Arain N, Braunlin E, St. Louis J, Bryant R 3rd. Delayed Arterial Switch Operation in a Patient with Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries and Glucocorticoid Remediable Aldosteronism. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2011 Apr; 2(2):316-17.

Bryant R 3rd, Steiner M, St. Louis JD. Current Use of the EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2010 Dec;3(6):612-7.

Shepard CW, Kochilas LK, Rosengart RM, Bryant R 3rd, Moller JH, St. Louis JD. Repair of Major Cardiac Defects in Low Birth Weight Infants; Is Delay Warranted? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Nov;140(5):1104-9.

Arain N, Bryant R 3rd, Ameduri R, Gruenstein D, Braunlin E, Joyce L, St. Louis J. Successful Coil Embolization of a Large Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Following Explanation of the EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device in a Patient with Acute Fulminant Myocarditis. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2010;1(2): 259-26.

Owens WR, Bryant R 3rd,Dreyer WJ, Price JF, Morales D. Initial Experience with the Heart Mate II Ventricular Assist System in a Pediatric Institution. Artif Organs. 2010 Jul;34(7):600-3.

Booth JH, Bryant R 3rd, Powers SC, Ge S, McKenzie ED, Heinle JS, Fraser CD, Morales D. Transthoracic Echocardiography Does Not Reliably Predict Involvement of the Aortic Valve in Patients with Discrete Subaortic Shelf. Cardiol Young. 2010 Jun;20(3):284-9.

Zhi D, Bryant R 3rd, Heinle J, Nihill M. Isolated Cleft of the Mitral Valve: Clinical Spectrum and Course. Tex Heart Inst J. 2009;36(6):553-6.

Bryant R 3rd, Morales D. Corkscrew Trachea: A Novel Type of Distal Congenital Tracheal Stenosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jun;87(6):1923-5.

Booth JH, Bryant R 3rd, Vaporciyan A, Morales D. Complete Lung Parenchyma Sparing Resection of the Right Main Stem Bronchus and Bronchus Intermedius. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Mar 6.

Bryant R 3rd, Phalak K, Morales D. Multimodality Therapy for Primary Sternal Osteomyelitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Jan;28(1):73-4.