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Attending Physician, Cardiac Intensive Care

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-803-9149

Board Certified

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mah 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.

Dr. Mah's clinical foci include outcomes and patient safety, and his research interests include fluid overload, acute kidney injury, cardiac arrest, sleep, and machine learning.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric cardiac critical care; outcomes; patient safety

Research Interests

Fluid overload; acute kidney injury; cardiac arrest; outcomes; patient safety; sleep; machine learning

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Cardiac Intensive Care



Blog Posts

My Education

BAS: Biological Sciences and Psychology (dual major), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2003.

MS: Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2004.

MD: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2008.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2011.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2016.

Fellowship: Advanced 4th Year Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2018.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2016.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, 2018.

My Publications

Commentary: The Vulcan mind MELD-XI. Mah, KE; Morales, DL S. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2021.

Acute kidney injury after in-hospital cardiac arrest. Mah, KE; Alten, JA; Cornell, TT; Selewski, DT; Askenazi, D; Fitzgerald, JC; Topjian, A; Page, K; Holubkov, R; Slomine, BS; et al. Resuscitation. 2021; 160:49-58.

Stress Cardiomyopathy Due to Status Epilepticus After Fontan Procedure. Byrnes, JW. 2019; 1.

Commentary: I am not throwing away my shot…to predict when your patient will decompensate. Murphy, LD; Cooper, DS; Mah, KE. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2019; 158:246-247.

Commentary: Fontan survivor-outwit, outlast, outplay but do not overstay (your welcome). Mah, KE; Cooper, DS. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2019; 157:2014-2015.

Fluid overload independent of acute kidney injury predicts poor outcomes in neonates following congenital heart surgery. Mah, KE; Hao, S; Sutherland, SM; Kwiatkowski, DM; Axelrod, DM; Almond, CS; Krawczeski, CD; Shin, AY. Pediatric Nephrology. 2018; 33:511-520.