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Pediatric Cardiologist, Imaging; Editor, Heart University

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests

Pediatric cardiology; cardiac imaging; cardiac development and morphology

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Cardiac MRI, Cardiovascular Genetics

My Locations

My Education

MD: St. George's University School, Grenada, West Indies.

Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Fellowship: New York University, New York, NY.

My Publications

Selected Publication

Sudden death in Ebstein's anomaly: are we killing our patients with surgery?. Tretter, JT. European Heart Journal (Elsevier). 2018; 39:1978-1980.

Variations in rotation of the aortic root and membranous septum with implications for transcatheter valve implantation. Tretter, JT; Mori, S; Saremi, F; Chikkabyrappa, S; Thomas, K; Bu, F; Loomba, RS; Alsaied, T; Spicer, DE; Anderson, RH. Heart. 2018; 104:999-1005.

The clinical characteristics of coronary artery fistula anomalies in children and adults: A 24-year experience. Huynh, KT; Truong, VT; Ngo, TN M; Dang, TB; Mazur, W; Chung, ES; Tretter, JT; Kereiakes, DJ; Le, TK; Pham, VN. Congenital Heart Disease. 2019; 14:772-777.

Virtual dissection and endocast three-dimensional reconstructions: Maximizing computed tomographic data for procedural planning of an obstructed pulmonary venous baffle. Schneider, K; Ghaleb, S; Morales, DL S; Tretter, JT. Cardiology in the Young. 2019; 29:1104-1106.

Common Arterial Trunk: Physiology, Imaging, and Management. Chikkabyrappa, S; Mahadevaiah, G; Buddhe, S; Alsaied, T; Tretter, J. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2019; 23:225-236.

Two-Dimensional Imaging of a Complex Three-Dimensional Structure: Measurements of Aortic Root Dimensions. Tretter, JT; Mori, S. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 2019; 32:792-794.

Virtual Reality Perhaps, but Is this Real Cardiac Anatomy?. Anderson, RH; Bolender, D; Mori, S; Tretter, JT. Clinical Anatomy. 2019; 32:468-468.

Anatomical predictors of conduction damage after transcatheter implantation of the aortic valve. Tretter, JT; Mori, S; Anderson, RH; Taylor, MD; Ollberding, N; Truong, V; Choo, J; Kereiakes, D; Mazur, W. Open Heart. 2019; 6:e000972-e000972.

What is the real cardiac anatomy?. Mori, S; Tretter, JT; Spicer, DE; Bolender, DL; Anderson, RH. Clinical Anatomy. 2019; 32:288-309.

The Fate of the Outflow Tract Septal Complex in Relation to the Classification of Ventricular Septal Defects. Anderson, RH; Tretter, JT; Spicer, DE; Mori, S. Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease. 2019; 6:9-9.