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Location

Texas Medical Center

Specialty
Cardiology
Phone: 832-824-3278
Fax: 832-826-4287

Address

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

Tam Dan “Tina” Pham, MD

Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Boston Children’s Hospital fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2019
Boston Children’s Hospital fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2018
Medical University of South Carolina internship/residency Pediatrics 2015
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston medical school Doctor of Medicine 2012

About

Dr. Pham is a member of the Arrhythmia and Pacing (Electrophysiology) service at Texas Children’s Hospital. She specializes in management of cardiac arrhythmias, and management of patients with pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Pham also has a special interest exercise physiology and utilizing cardiopulmonary exercise stress testing as a tool to assess a patient’s functional capacity. Her research interest includes developing strategies to increase utilization of exercise stress testing in the congenital population, and cardiac rehabilitation. Dr. Pham strives to promote cardiac fitness to improve the quality of life of those restricted by underlying heart disease. Ultimately, she hopes to build a Cardiac Rehabilitation center at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Clinical Interests:

Clinical Electrophysiology

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Cardiac Rehabilitation 

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American Heart Association Member
Heart Rhythm Society Member
Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society Member
Texas Medical Association Member

Selected Publications

Han BK, Hlavacek AM, Kay WA, Pham TD, Grant K, Garberich RF, Lesser JR, Raman SV. Multi-institutional evaluation of the indications and radiation dose of functional cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT) imaging in congenital heart disease.Int J Cardiovasc Imaging February 2016; 32(2): 339-346.

Pham, TD, Valente AM et al. Implanted pacemaker and cardioverter-defibrillator in a patient with ectopic cordis. HeartRhythm Case Reports Dec 2019.

Broda, C, Castellanos D, Pham TD, Dreyer, W et al. Improvement in protein-losing enteropathy in a patient with Fontan circulation after cardiac rehabilitation and prescriptive exercise. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2019.

Pham TD, Alexander MA. “Exercise testing in Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.” Exercise Physiology for the Pediatric and Congenital Cardiologist. Springer, 2019. Chapter 31: 227-234.

Pham TD, Triedman JT, DeWitt LD, Mah DY, et al. “Lead Extraction in Pediatric and Congenital Patients.” Awaiting manuscript submission.

Book chapter in edit: Pham TD, Silvana Molossi. “Exercise Testing.” Moss and Adams, upcoming 10th edition.

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Gold Humanism Honor Society

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