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Kristine Guleserian

Kristine Jane Guleserian, M.D.

Medical City Children's hospital
7777 Forest lane
Suite B-120
Dallas, TX  75230
United States
972-566-7636 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Harvard College (A.B. Classics-Greek 1990)
Boston University School of Medicine (M.D. 1994)
Brown University General Surgery Residency (1994-99)
Boston Children's Hospital/Tissue Engineering (1999-2001)
Washington University Thoracic Surgery Residency (2001-03)
Boston Children's Hospital/Congenital Heart Surgery (2003-04)
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas,TX (2005-2016)
Surgical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation, UTSW (2006-2016)
Surgical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, UTSW (2010-2016)
Congenital Heart Surgeon, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL (2016-2019)
Director of Heart Transplantation, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL (2016-2019)
Professor of Surgery, Herbert-Wertheim School of Medicine, Miami, FL (2016-2019)
Director, Congenital Heart Surgery, Medical City Children's Hospital, Dallas, TX (present)

Other Interests

Miniature schnauzers
Contemporary art/architecture
Offshore fishing, alpine skiing, kitesurfing
Culinary arts/cooking/world travel
Historic hotels
Hinckley yachts
F1 racing
Orchids, my amazing garden!


Complex neonatal & infant heart surgery

Neonatal aortic arch reconstruction

Transposition of the great arteries

Pulmonary atresia/intact ventricular septum

Resuscitative hybrid stage 1 palliation

Mini sternotomy & VATS procedures

Pediatric cardiac transplantation & mechanical support

Cardiac morphology

Cardiovascular tissue engineering

Surgical education

Practice Areas

  • Congenital
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Single ventricle and palliative procedures
  • Septal defects
  • ASD
  • VSD
  • TOF
  • DORV
  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Aortic arch anomalies
  • Pulmonary and systemic venous anomalies
  • Adult congenital procedures