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Andrew Misfeldt, MD, PhD

  • Attending Physician, Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Dr. Misfeldt is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. He is currently an attending physician in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

BS: Biology and Psychology (dual major), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2002.

MD: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2010.

PhD: Cell and Developmental Biology; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2008.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2016.

Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Saint Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, 2018.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2014.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, 2016.


Pediatric cardiology; pediatric cardiac critical care; mechanical circulatory support

Services and Specialties

Cardiac Intensive Care


Outcomes; mechanical circulatory support; chronic critical illness

Research Areas



Implementation of a 24-hour infection diagnosis protocol in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (CICU). Chitalia, RA; Benscoter, AL; Chlebowski, MM; Hart, KJ; Iliopoulos, I; Misfeldt, AM; Sawyer, JE; Alten, JA. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2023; 44:1300-1307.

Acute Kidney Injury and Fluid Overload in Pediatric Extracorporeal Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Gist, KM; Misfeldt, A; Sahay, RD; Gorga, SM; Askenazi, DJ; Bridges, BC; Paden, ML; Zappitelli, M; Gien, J; Basu, RK; et al. ASAIO Journal. 2022; 68:956-963.

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Congenital Heart Disease. Perry, T; Brown, T; Misfeldt, A; Lehenbauer, D; Cooper, DS. Children. 2022; 9:380.

Outcomes of Multiple Runs of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: An analysis of the Extracorporeal Life Support Registry. Cooper, DS; Thiagarajan, R; Henry, BM; Byrnes, JW; Misfeldt, A; Frischer, J; King, E; Gao, Z; Rycus, P; Marino, BS. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 2022; 37:195-201.

Bridge to Heart-Liver Transplantation With a Ventricular Assist Device in the Fontan Circulation. Villa, CR; Lorts, A; Kasten, J; Chin, C; Alsaied, T; Tiao, G; Nathan, JD; Peters, AL; Misfeldt, AM; Vranicar, M; et al. Circulation: Heart Failure. 2021; 14:e008018.

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