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Katherine B. Salciccioli, MD

Assistant Professor, Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Michigan Fellowship Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2021
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2019
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (Chief Resident - 2016) 2016
Baylor College of Medicine Internship Internal Medicine/Pediatrics 2013
University of Michigan Medical School Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2012


Dr. Katie Salciccioli completed Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pediatric Cardiology training at Baylor College of Medicine and advanced training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at the University of Michigan. She loves helping patients understand their hearts and engage in their care in order to confidently pursue their personal goals. She is passionate about teaching patients and families as well as future medical professionals and advancing the field of adult congenital cardiology.

Clinical Interests:

Adult congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiology, aortopathy, preventive cardiology, transition medicine, pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease

Research Interests:

Improving access to care, healthcare disparities, transition medicine, long term outcomes in congenital heart disease, exercise in congenital heart disease, preventive cardiology in congenital heart disease

Board certifications:

Adult congenital heart disease, board eligible 2021

Pediatric Cardiology

Internal Medicine



Organization Name Role

Selected Publications

Salciccioli KB, Salemi JL, Broda CR, Lopez KN. (2021). Disparities in Insurance Coverage Among Hospitalized Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients Before and After the Affordable Care Act. Birth Defects Res. 113(8): 644-659.

Salciccioli KB, Jain PN, Guffey D, Byun J, Cotts TB, Ermis P, Gaies M, Ghanayem N, Kim F, Lasa J, Smith A, Fuller S. (2021). Risk Factors for Perioperative Morbidity in Adults Undergoing Cardiac Surgery at Children’s Hospitals. Ann Thorac Surg. Epub ahead of print 20 April 2021.

Salciccioli KB, Cotts TB. (2021). Pregnancy in Women with Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Cardiology Clinics of America. 39(1): 55-65.

Salciccioli KB, Bonilla-Ramirez C, Qureshi AM, Adachi I, Imamura M, Heinle JS, McKenzie ED, Caldarone CA, Allen HD, Binsalamah ZM. (2021). Smaller right pulmonary artery is associated with longer survival time without scimitar vein repair. J Card Surg. 36(4): 1352-1360.

Cotts TB, Salciccioli KB, Swanson SK, Yetman AT. (2020). Aortopathy in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Cardiology Clinics of America. 38(3): 325-336.

Salciccioli KB, Oluyomi A, Lupo PJ, Ermis PR, Lopez KN. (2019). A model for geographic and sociodemographic access to care disparities for adults with congenital heart disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 14: 752-759.

Broda CR, Salciccioli KB, Lopez KN, Ermis PR, Moodie DS, Dickerson HA. (2019). Outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease and heterotaxy syndrome: A single-center experience. Congenit Heart Dis. 14: 885-894.

Lopez KN, Karlsten M, Bonaduce De Nigris F, King J, Salciccioli K, Jiang A, Marelli A, Kovacs AH, Fordis M, Thompson D (2015). Understanding Age-Based Transition Needs: Perspective from Adolescents and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 10 (6): 561-571.

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