Elena C. Ocampo, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-824-3278
Fax: 832-825-0165

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Medical Director, Single Ventricle Program

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
University of Illinois fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2002
Westchester County Medical Center residency Pediatrics 1999
Westchester County Medical Center internship Pediatrics 1997
University of Philipines College of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1995


Dr. Ocampo is a member of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Section of Pediatric Cardiology. She heads a multidisciplinary group that developed and implemented a feeding protocol in pre and post-operative neonates with congenital heart disease. She is also a part of the Single Ventricle Team and Home Monitoring program for neonates with single ventricles and shunt dependent lesions which aims to improve inter-stage survival, decrease morbidity and improve neurodevelopmental outcomes in these high-risk patients. Dr. Ocampo's research interests include investigation of outcomes of single ventricle congenital heart disease and evaluation of feeding abnormalities in neonates after cardiac surgery.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American College of Cardiology Member

Selected Publications

Rossano J, Price J, Mott A, HeinleJ, Kim J, Dickerson H, Ocampo E, Dreyer W, Denfield S, Towbin J, Nelson D, Morales D. Impact of extracorporeal life support, ventricular assist devices, and inotropes on survival while waiting for heart transplantation: an analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2010:11:S107.