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Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


My Biography & Research


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).

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Clinical Interests

Advanced heart failure; transplantation; mechanical circulatory support and transplant; cardiomyopathy

Research Interests

Care of children with advanced heart failure requiring mechanical circulatory support bridge to transplant; 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.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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

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My Education

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.

My Publications

Ryan T, Jefferies J, Wilmot I. Managing Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. 2014. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Feb;17(2):376.

Czosek R, Wilmot I, Jefferies J, Spar D, Anderson J, Khoury P, Knilans T. Outcomes, Arrhythmic Burden and Ambulatory Monitoring of Pediatric Patients with Left Ventricular Non-Compaction and Preserved Left Ventricular Function. AJC. 2015 April;115(7);962-6.

Fries M, Marino B, Cassedy A, Wilmot I, Jefferies J, Lorts A. Health-Related Quality of Life Assessment in Children Followed in a Cardiomyopathy Clinic. Pediatric Cardiol. 2014 Oct 7.

Stapleton GE, Wilmot I, Suh EJ. Cardiac catheterisation of patients with common arterial trunk and transposition of the great arteries. Cardiol Young. 2012 Dec:22(6), 687–690.

Dadlani GH, Braley K, Perez-Colon E, Stapleton G, Crawford M, Turpin D, Wilmot I, Freire G, Decker J, Martinez R. Long-term management of patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome: the diagnostic approach at All Children's Hospital. Cardiol Young. 2011 Dec:21 Suppl 2, 80–87.

Asante-Korang A, Jacobs JP, Ringewald J, Carapellucci J, Rosenberg K, McKenna D, McCormack J, Wilmot I, Gjeldum A, Lopez-Cepero M, Sleasman J. Management of children undergoing cardiac transplantation with high Panel Reactive Antibodies. Cardiol Young. 2011 Dec:21 Suppl 2, 124–132.

Wilmot I, Morales DL, Price JF, Rossano JW, Kim JJ, Decker JA, McGarry MC, Denfield SW, Dreyer, WJ, Towbin JA, Jeffries JL. Effectiveness of mechanical circulatory support in children with acute fulminant and persistent myocarditis. J Card Fail. 2011 June:17(6), 487–494.

Perez-Colon E, Dadlani GH, Wilmot I, Miller M. Mesalamine-induced myocarditis and coronary vasculitis in a pediatric ulcerative colitis patient: a case report. Case Rep Peditr. 2011; 524364.