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Ivan Wilmot, MD

  • Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program
  • Pediatric Cardiologist, Heart Failure & Transplantation
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Ivan Wilmot, MD, graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in zoology. 

In 1998 he began medical school at Emory University. His general pediatrics residency training took place at the Emory Affiliated Hospitals from 2002 to 2006. He completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship training from 2006 to 2009, and advanced fellowship in heart failure and transplant from 2009 to 2010.

His clinical and research interests focus on heart failure, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support (MCS).

BS: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1998.

MD: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2002.

Residency: Emory Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA, 2005; Chief Resident: Emory Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, 2009.

Advanced Fellowship: Heart Failure and Transplant, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, 2010.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Pediatrics Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology.


Advanced heart failure; transplantation; mechanical circulatory support and transplant; cardiomyopathy; quality of life

Services and Specialties

Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure, Cardio-Oncology, Heart, Neuromuscular Disorders


Care of children with advanced heart failure requiring mechanical circulatory support; quality of life in children with heart failure; transplant and mechanical circulatory support (MCS); advanced strain imaging in evaluation of ventricular function in pediatric heart transplant patients; novel tools in pediatric cardiology trainee education

Research Areas

Cardiology, Heart

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Is the Use of Routine Echocardiograms Warranted in Large Pediatric Burns?. Wilmot, I; Chang, P; Fowler, L; Warner, P. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2022; 43:51-53.

503 Cardiac Arrhythmias and Dysfunction in Pediatric Burns. Wilmot, I; Chang, P; Nelson, J; Fowler, L; Warner, P. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2020; 41:s88.

Fontan-associated protein-losing enteropathy and post‒heart transplant outcomes: A multicenter study. Schumacher, KR; Yu, S; Butts, R; Castleberry, C; Chen, S; Edens, E; Godown, J; Johnson, J; Kemna, M; Lin, K; et al. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2019; 38:17-25.

Myocarditis and Pericarditis. Jefferies, JL; Wilmot, I. In: Shah SS; Ratner AJ; Kemper AR, Ed. Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice, 2nd Edition. New York: McGraw Hill Professional; 2018.

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