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Physicians with Heart: Dr. Sanghee Ro

Although Sanghee Ro, MD, joined Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology at an unusual time – it was in the thick of COVID-19 – she was eager to put her extensive training into practice in the up-and-coming field of fetal cardiology.…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Lazaros Kochilas

Dr. Lazaros Kochilas, pediatric cardiologist at Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, says that accomplishing the overall mission to care for patients and advance the knowledge of heart disease keeps him excited about coming to work every day. In addition to being…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Allen Ligon

When R. Allen Ligon Jr, MD, returned to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Heart Center in the Fall of 2021, one of his charges was to create a multi-disciplinary care team for cardiac catheter patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closures in tiny,…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Eric Ferguson

Eric Ferguson, MD, grew up in the North Carolina mountains in Maggie Valley. He was a committed athlete in his youth, playing football for Davidson College followed by two seasons with a club team in Deggendorf, Germany, before starting medical…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Shanelle Clarke

Dr. Shanelle Clarke, pediatric cardiologist at Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, specializes in training teams to talk to each other in crisis situations. As the Associate Director of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Heart Center CICU, she is developing a cardiac…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. James Kuo

James Kuo, MD and his family were excited to return to the area where he grew up to work at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology. However, because the move took place in April 2020, he faced a host of unexpected…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Wesley Lindsey

When Wesley Lindsey, MD, considers what makes his job at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology worthwhile, he says one of his favorite memories involves a pediatric cardiac patient he treated for several years. When she graduated from high school, Dr.…

Dr. Meghann McKane

Physicians With Heart: Dr. Meghann McKane

In his letter recommending Meghann McKane for her pediatric residency, Brian Cardis, MD, said he was hopeful he’d one day call her one of his partners at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology. Sure enough, the two now practice together at…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Neill Videlefsky

Dr. Neill Videlefsky loves going to work every day. He feels that it is a privilege to care for his patients and their families. A significant part of the reason he loves his job as a cardiologist so much is…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Andrea Kropf

Dr. Andrea Kropf knew from a very young age that she wanted to be a pediatric physician. During her residency at Emory University School of Medicine, working in pediatrics, she had the benefit of great mentors who piqued her interest…

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