Mayte Figueroa, MD, FACC

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (pending)

phone: (314) 454-6095


  • B.S., St. John’s University, Jamaica Estates1987
  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine1991


  • Leave of absence1991 - 1992
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital1992 - 1995
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital 1995 - 1996
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Medical University of South Carolina 1997 - 1999
  • Senior Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine 1999 - 2000

Licensure and Board Certification

  • IL, Illinois
  • NJ, New Jersey
  • NY, New York
  • SC, South Caroline
  • TN, Tennessee
  • TX, Texas
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology, #15072000
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology; Recertification2007
  • MO, Missouri Division of Professional Registration2016


  • Magna Cum Laude1992
  • Excellence in Teaching Award1995

Recent Publications view all (10)

  1. Figueroa, M. Work-Life Balance Does Not Mean an Equal Balance Front Pediatr. 2016;4(18). 
  2. Kumar TK, Kashyap P, Figueroa M, Zurakowski D, Allen J, Ballweg JA, Sathanandam S, Ali M, Knott-Craig CJ. Vasopressin After the Fontan Operation. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016;7(1):43-48. doi:10.1177/2150135115614574  PMID:26714993  
  3. Alten JA, Rhodes LA, Tabbutt S, Cooper DS, Graham EM, Ghanayem N, Marino BS, Figueroa MI, Chanani NK, Jacobs JP, Donohue JE, Yu S, Gaies M. Perioperative feeding management of neonates with CHD: analysis of the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) registry. Cardiol Young. 2015;25(8):1593-601. doi:10.1017/S1047951115002474  PMID:26675610  
  4. McCallister KM, Chhim RF, Briceno-Medina M, Shelton CM, Figueroa M, Rayburn M. Bumetanide continuous infusions in critically ill pediatric patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015;16(2):e19-22. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000303  PMID:25560424  
  5. Perez M, Kumar TK, Figueroa M, Johnson J, Absi MA. Case 2: Acute-onset tachypnea, tachycardia, and reduced activity in a 16-month-old girl. Pediatr Rev. 2015;36(1):33-5. doi:10.1542/pir.36-1-33  PMID:25554110  
  6. Figueroa MI, Sepanski R, Goldberg SP, Shah S. Improving teamwork, confidence, and collaboration among members of a pediatric cardiovascular intensive care unit multidisciplinary team using simulation-based team training. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34(3):612-9. doi:10.1007/s00246-012-0506-2  PMID:22972517  
  7. Chan SY, Figueroa M, Spentzas T, Powell A, Holloway R, Shah S. Prospective assessment of novice learners in a simulation-based extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) education program. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34(3):543-52. doi:10.1007/s00246-012-0490-6  PMID:22923030  
  8. Goldberg SP, Knott-Craig CJ, Joshi VM, Figueroa MI, Ballweg JA, Chin TK. Apical Left Ventriculotomy is Safe in Infants and Young Children Requiring Cardiac Surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2012;3(4):459-62. doi:10.1177/2150135112450038  PMID:23804909  
  9. Connor JA, Arons RR, Figueroa M, Gebbie KM. Clinical outcomes and secondary diagnoses for infants born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatrics. 2004;114(2):e160-5. PMID:15286252  
  10. Figueroa MI, Balaguru D, McClure C, Kline CH, Radtke WA, Shirali GS. Experience with use of multiplane transesophageal echocardiography to guide closure of atrial septal defects using the amplatzer device. Pediatr Cardiol. 2002;23(4):430-6. doi:10.1007/s00246-002-1510-8  PMID:12170361  
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