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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-3278
Fax: 832-825-5630


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

Emily J. Lawrence, DO

Active Staff


School Education Degree Year
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2011
NSLIJHS/Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2008
University of New England Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2005


Dr. Emily Lawrence began her employment at Texas Children's Hospital as assistant professor in the division of cardiology in September of 2011. Her main interests include advanced cardiac and fetal imaging, echo lab quality improvement, inpatient cardiac care, as well as community cardiolgy.

Dr. Lawrence's current research involves the study of cardiac dysfunction in fetal lower urianry tract obstruction (LUTO), as well as clinical outcomes in patients with absent ductus arteriosus in tetrology of fallot. She is involved in the ongoing project to assess the effects of maternal hyperoxygenation in fetuses with hypoplastic left sideded structures. She has recently presented the largest case series to date on post natal outcomes of fetal ectopia cordis. Her manuscript on the efficacy of Fast Tracking in Congenital Heart Disease was recently published, and she is a member of the TCH study team involved in the National Pediatric Heart Network (PHN) Collaberative Learning Initiative on early extubation.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American Society of Echocardiography Member

Selected Publications

Lawrence EJ1, Nguyen K, Morris SA, Hollinger I, Graham DA, Jenkins KJ, Bodian C, Lin HM, Gelb BD, Mittnacht AJ. Economic and safety implications of introducing fast tracking in congenital heart surgery.Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes2013 Mar 1;6(2).

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