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Pediatric Cardiologist; Associate Director, Echocardiography Program

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

About Me


Garick Hill, MD, joined the Heart Institute in 2017. He has expertise in transthoracic, transesophageal and fetal echocardiography as well as single ventricle heart disease.

Dr. Hill's research interests have including clinical outcomes research, particularly in single ventricle heart disease.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric cardiology; transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography; fetal echocardiography; single ventricle heart disease

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes research; single ventricle heart disease; clinical informatics and data integration

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Cardiac MRI, Single Ventricular Interstage, Fontan Management, Fetal Heart Program

My Locations

My Education

MD: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, 2007.

Residency: Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, 2010.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2013.

Fellowship: Advanced Imaging, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2014.

Certifications: Pediatrics, 2010; Pediatric Cardiology, 2014.

My Publications

Variation in care for children undergoing the Fontan operation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Eckhauser, AW; Van Rompay, MI; Ravishankar, C; Newburger, JW; Ram Kumar, S; Pizarro, C; Ghanayem, N; Trachtenberg, FL; Burns, KM; Hill, GD; et al. Cardiology in the Young. 2019; 29:1510-7.

Outcomes Associated With Unplanned Interstage Cardiac Interventions After Norwood Palliation. Castellanos, DA; Ocampo, EC; Gooden, A; Wang, Y; Qureshi, AM; Heinle, JS; Mery, CM; Hill, GD; Ghanayem, NS. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2019; 108:1423-1429.

Echocardiographic assessment of single-ventricle diastolic function and its correlation to short-term outcomes after the Fontan operation. Davis, EK; Ginde, S; Stelter, J; Frommelt, P; Hill, GD. Congenital Heart Disease. 2019; 14:720-725.

Variation in the use of Fontan fenestration in the current surgical era. Hill, GD; Ghanayem, NS; Hraska, V; Jacobsen, RM; Mitchell, ME; Woods, RK; Ginde, S. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2019; 52:4-7.

Reintervention following stage 1 palliation: A report from the NPC-QIC Registry. Buelow, MW; Rudd, N; Tanem, J; Simpson, P; Bartz, P; Hill, G. Congenital Heart Disease. 2018; 13:919-926.

Bioprosthetic pulmonary valve endocarditis: Incidence, risk factors, and clinical outcomes. Robichaud, B; Hill, G; Cohen, S; Woods, R; Earing, M; Frommelt, P; Ginde, S. Congenital Heart Disease. 2018; 13:734-739.

Can a home-based cardiac physical activity program improve and sustain quality of life and exercise capacity in children with Fontan circulation?. Jacobsen, R; Danduran, M; Mussatto, K; Hill, GD; Ginde, S. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2018; 50:12-16.

Transplacental treatment of fetal tachycardia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Hill, GD; Kovach, JR; Saudek, DE; Singh, AK; Wehrheim, K; Frommelt, MA. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2017; 37:1076-1083.

Single-Stage Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta and Ventricular Septal Defect: A Comparison of Surgical Strategies and Resource Utilization. Callahan, C; Saudek, D; Shillingford, A; Creighton, S; Hill, G; Johnson, W; Tweddell, JS; Mitchell, ME; Woods, RK. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery. 2017; 8:559-563.

Earlier Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Down Syndrome Patients Following Tetralogy of Fallot Repair. Sullivan, RT; Frommelt, PC; Hill, GD. Pediatric Cardiology. 2017; 38:1251-1256.