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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Bartlett leads the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UW Health. She completed her undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate training at the University of Arizona. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Iowa. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. In addition to caring for adults and children with complex congenital heart disease, she has special interests in connective tissue disorders and cardiovascular genetics.



American Family Children's Hospital
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Aspirus Heart and Vascular Institute
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Aspirus Heart and Vascular Institute
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Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay)
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Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay)
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UW Health at The American Center
(608) 890-5700 | (844) 607-4800 | Map
University Hospital
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Pediatric Cardiology
Fellowship University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Residency University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
Internship University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
Medical School University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Bartlett's research focuses on molecular mechanisms of heart development and outcomes of congenital heart disease.

PubMed Articles
Bartlett HL King ST Goldfarb M Lawson BE A Semi-Powered Ankle Prosthesis and Unified Controller for Level and Sloped Walking. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng . 2021 Jan 5;PP
[PubMed ID: 33400653]
Lushaj EB Bartlett HL Lamers LJ Arndt S Hermsen J Ralphe JC Anagnostopoulos PV Technical Performance Score Predicts Perioperative Outcomes in Complex Congenital Heart Surgery Performed in a Small-to-Medium-Volume Program. Pediatr Cardiol . 2020 Jan;41(1):88-93
[PubMed ID: 31676956]
Pettit KA Francois CJ Aggarwal NR Hess TM Bartlett HL Sex-Specific Differences in Ventricular Dimensions in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Retrospective Study. Pediatr Cardiol . 2019 Oct;40(7):1530-1535
[PubMed ID: 31401720]
Rutkowski DR Barton G François CJ Bartlett HL Anagnostopoulos PV Roldán-Alzate A Analysis of cavopulmonary and cardiac flow characteristics in fontan Patients: Comparison with healthy volunteers. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jun;49(6):1786-1799
[PubMed ID: 30635978]
Legare JM Modaff P Strom SP Pauli RM Bartlett HL Geleophysic dysplasia: 48 year clinical update with emphasis on cardiac care. Am J Med Genet A . 2018 Nov;176(11):2237-2242
[PubMed ID: 30195254]
Bartlett HL Goldfarb M A Phase Variable Approach for IMU-Based Locomotion Activity Recognition. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng . 2018 Jun;65(6):1330-1338
[PubMed ID: 28910754]
Bartlett HL Lawson BE Goldfarb M On the design of power gear trains: Insight regarding number of stages and their respective ratios. PLoS One . 2018;13(6):e0198048
[PubMed ID: 29856863]
Bartlett HL Lawson BE Goldfarb M Design of a power-asymmetric actuator for a transtibial prosthesis. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot . 2017 Jul;2017:1531-1536
[PubMed ID: 28814037]
Wightman A Bartlett HL Zhao Q Smith JM Prevalence and outcomes of heart transplantation in children with intellectual disability. Pediatr Transplant . 2017 Mar;21(2)
[PubMed ID: 27801533]
Thomas MJ Bartlett HL Bassetti MF Lubner SJ Kirvassilis G Anagnostopoulos PV Maloney JD Macke RA Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Right-Sided Aortic Arch. Ann Thorac Surg . 2017 Jan;103(1):e77-e79
[PubMed ID: 28007281]
Alshawabkeh LI Hu N Carter KD Opotowsky AR Light-McGroary K Cavanaugh JE Bartlett HL Wait-List Outcomes for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Listed for Heart Transplantation in the U.S. J Am Coll Cardiol . 2016 Aug 30;68(9):908-17
[PubMed ID: 27561764]
Morriss FH Jr Lindower JB Bartlett HL Atkins DL Kim JO Klein JM Ford BA Neonatal Enterovirus Infection: Case Series of Clinical Sepsis and Positive Cerebrospinal Fluid Polymerase Chain Reaction Test with Myocarditis and Cerebral White Matter Injury Complications. AJP Rep . 2016 Jul;6(3):e344-e351
[PubMed ID: 27695644]
Ledoux ED Lawson BE Shultz AH Bartlett HL Goldfarb M Metabolics of stair ascent with a powered transfemoral prosthesis. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc . 2015;2015:5307-10
[PubMed ID: 26737489]
Pierick AR McKane M Wen KK Bartlett HL Aip1p dynamics are altered by the R256H mutation in actin. J Vis Exp . 2014 Jul 30;(89):e51551
[PubMed ID: 25146730]
Bartlett HL Ting LH Bingham JT Accuracy of force and center of pressure measures of the Wii Balance Board. Gait Posture . 2014 Jan;39(1):224-8
[PubMed ID: 23910725]
Ng B Mathews KD Bartlett HL A 16-week-old infant with failure to thrive and hypotonia. Clin Pediatr (Phila) . 2013 Nov;52(11):1075-8
[PubMed ID: 24027232]
Pietra BA Kantor PF Bartlett HL Chin C Canter CE Larsen RL Edens RE Colan SD Towbin JA Lipshultz SE Kirklin JK Naftel DC Hsu DT Early predictors of survival to and after heart transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Circulation . 2012 Aug 28;126(9):1079-86
[PubMed ID: 22800850]
Malloy LE Wen KK Pierick AR Wedemeyer EW Bergeron SE Vanderpool ND McKane M Rubenstein PA Bartlett HL Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAAD)-causing mutation in actin affects formin regulation of polymerization. J Biol Chem . 2012 Aug 17;287(34):28398-408
[PubMed ID: 22753406]
Bergeron SE Wedemeyer EW Lee R Wen KK McKane M Pierick AR Berger AP Rubenstein PA Bartlett HL Allele-specific effects of thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection alpha-smooth muscle actin mutations on actin function. J Biol Chem . 2011 Apr 1;286(13):11356-69
[PubMed ID: 21288906]
Bartlett HL Escalera RB 2nd Patel SS Wedemeyer EW Volk KA Lohr JL Reinking BE Echocardiographic assessment of cardiac morphology and function in Xenopus. Comp Med . 2010 Apr;60(2):107-13
[PubMed ID: 20412684]