Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care
Dr. Larry Latson reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Latson is a pediatrician who serves as Director of The Cardiac Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. His primary interests include pediatric cardiology, congenital heart disease, and pediatric interventional catheterization procedures. Dr. Latson has been the recipient of the Best Doctors in America award from Woodward/White, Inc., in 1994 and 1996/97 and again by Good Housekeeping. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers related to pediatric and congenital heart disease. Dr. Latson is actively involved in research and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He is frequently invited to speak at international, national, and regional meetings as well as panel discussions.
Education and Training
MD: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1976
Internship in Pediatrics: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1976–1977
Residency in Pediatrics: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1977–1978
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1978–1981
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Pediatrics, Cleveland, OH, 2003–2011
Professor, Ohio State University, Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, 1995–2004
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE:
- Professor of Pediatrics, 1992–1993
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, 1986–1992
- Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, 1983–1986
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Omaha, NE, 1985–1993
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX:
- Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, 1981–1983
- Instructor in Pediatrics, 1979–1981
Current as of: January 10, 2014
Author: Healthwise Staff
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