Holly C. DeSena, MD

Chief Safety Officer, Heart Institute

Attending Physician, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-7442

Fax 513-636-1566

Email holly.desena@cchmc.org


Cardiac clinical care


Post-operative management of single ventricle patients

MD : Loyola University of Chicago, Maywood, IL, 2007.

Residency : Pediatrics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. 

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX; Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2010.

View PubMed Publications

DeSena HC, Veeram Reddy SR, Welch T, Wang J, Forbess J, Nugent AW. Morphology of Inter Atrial Defects Created by Interventional Techniques in a Neonatal Animal Model. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Mar;35(3):381-5.

Hoyt WJ Jr, Thomas PE, DeSena HC, Steinberg JS, Harmon DE, Snyder CS. Atrial Fibrillation Induction by Transesophageal Electrophysiology Studies in Patients with Asymptomatic Ventricular Preexcitation. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013 Jan-Feb;8(1):57-61.

DeSena HC, Ramaciotti C, and Nugent AW. Atherotome Dislodgement and Successful Retrieval During Cutting Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jun;5(3):e37-8.