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Russell Robert Cross, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI
Fetal Heart Program
Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Specialties: Congenital Heart Disease and Anomalies, Echocardiography, Fetal Echocardiogram, Single Ventricle

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology
National Provider Identifier1811088529

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Annapolis

888 Bestgate Road
Suite 320
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Phone: 410-266-6582
Fax: 410-266-0943
Center Manager: Sheilah Pape

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
Computers in medicine.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Texas at Austin Austin, TXBachelor of Science Electrical Engineering 1983 -1987
Graduate Education University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TXMaster of Science Biomedical Engineering 1987 -1989
Medical School University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TXDoctor of Medicine 1990 -1994
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society of Echocardiography
MemberSociety for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Assistant Professor of PediatricsThe George Washington University Medical Center2001
FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorThree-dimensional echocardiography applications to congenital heart diseaseChildren’s National Medical Center1998 - 2000
Principal InvestigatorDeveloped simulation program for the production of an adaptive controller of mean arterial blood pressure using optimum drug infusion rateThe University of Texas at Arlington1988 - 1989
Principal InvestigatorPlatelet Aggregation Inhibition in Children on Clopidogrel (PICOLO) StudyChildren’s National Medical Center2005
InvestigatorProphylactic use of Primacor? in pediatric patients at high risk of developing low cardiac output syndrome following cardiac surgeryChildren’s National Medical Center2000
InvestigatorStudy of the safety, tolerance, and efficacy of Palivizumab (MEDI-493, Synagis?) for prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus in children with congenital heart diseaseChildren’s National Medical Center2000
Book Chapter, Cross, Russell (2008), In Cross, Russell, Avoiding Common Pediatric Errors, Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott William and Wilkins.

Book Chapter, Cross RR, Moak JP (2006), Pacemakers, In Cross RR, Moak JP, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott William and Wilkins.

Journal Article, Markle BM, Cross RR (2004), Cross-sectional imaging in congenital anomalies of the heart and great vessels: magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, Seminars in Roentgenology, 39, 2, 234-262.

Journal Article, Woodson KE, Sable CA, Cross RR, Pearson GD, Martin GR (2004), Forward and Store Telemedicine Using Motion Pictures Expert Group: A Novel Approach to Pediatric Tele-echocardiography, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 17, 1197-1200.

Journal Article, Titone J, Cross R, Sileo M, Martin G (2004), Taking Family Centered Care to a Higher Level on the Heart and Kidney Unit, Pediatric Nursing, 30, 6.

Journal Article, Sable CA, Cummings SD, Pearson GD, Schratz LM, Cross RR, Quivers ES, Rudra H, Martin GR (2002), Impact of Telemedicine on the Practice of Pediatric Cardiology in Community Hospitals, Pediatrics, 109, 131-132.

Journal Article, Sable C, Cross R, Pearson G, Martin G (2002), Forward and Store Telemedicine using MPEG: A Novel Approach to Pediatric Tele-echocardiography, European Journal of Medical Research, 7, 69.

Journal Article, Verghese ST, Hannallah RS, Cross RR, Slack M, Martin GR (2002), Auscultation of bilateral breath sounds does not rule out endobronchial intubation in children, Anesthesia Analog, 96, 222.

Journal Article, Cross RR, Sable CA, Slack MC, Martin GR (2001), Three-Dimensional Imaging of Atrial Septal Occlusion Device, Pediatric Cardiology, 22.

Journal Article, Khosrow Behbehani and Russell R. Cross (1991), A Controller for Regulation of Mean Arterial Blood Pressure Using Optimum Nitroprusside Infusion Rate, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 38, 6.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Russell Cross, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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