Ramzi Nicolas, M.D.  nicolas_r@kids.wustl.edu

Adjunct Associate Professor
Cardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095

Education

  • BS, Distinction, American University of Beirut1994
  • MD, American University of Beirut1998

Training

  • Residency, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse1998 - 2001
  • Fellowship, Washington University, St Louis Children's Hospital2001 - 2004
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship , Washington University, St Louis Children's Hospital2004 - 2005

Licensure and Board Certification

  • USMLE: Step 1 1997
  • USMLE: Step 2 1998
  • ECFMG 1998
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Diplomate 2001
  • USMLE: Step 3 2001
  • MO, 2004
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology 2004
  • MO, BNDD 2005
  • IL, 2005
  • MO, DEA 2005
  • Recertification American Board of Pediatrics 2008
  • Recertification American Board of Pediatric Cardiology 2011

Honors

  • Graduated from high school with Honors, received the Lebanese Baccalaureate with distinction1990 - 1990
  • Dean's Honor List of the faculty of Arts and Sciences: Spring semester1991 - 1992
  • Hariri Foundation High Academic performance list - Spring semester1991 - 1992
  • Dean's Honor List of the faculty of Arts and Sciences: Fall/Spring semester1992 - 1993
  • Hariri Foundation High Academic performance list - Fall/Spring semester1992 - 1993
  • Dean's Honor List of the faculty of Arts and Sciences: Fall semester1993 - 1994
  • Received the Hariri Foundation Honor Medal for High Academic Performance - Fall semester1993 - 1994
  • Graduated with distinction with a BS in Biology1994 - 1994
  • Received the President of the Republic award for excellence in academic performance1994 - 1994
  • Dean's Honor List of the Faculty of Medicine1995 - 1996
  • Chosen by the Dean of Medicine as a student member of the curriculum evaluation committee1996 - 1997
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, AUB chapter1998 - 1998
  • Member of the American university of Beirut Chapter of the AOA Honor Medical Society1998 - 1998
  • Best Teaching Physician Award, SIU Department of Pediatrics2007 - 2007
  • Best Teaching Service Award, SIU Department of Pediatrics2012 - 2012

Recent Publications view all (7)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Sedation and Anesthesia in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Catheterization: A Prospective Multicenter Experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015. doi:10.1007/s00246-015-1167-8  PMID:25991570 
  2. Device therapy for atrial septal defects in a multicenter cohort: acute outcomes and adverse events. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015;85(2):227-33. doi:10.1002/ccd.25684  PMID:25257700 
  3. Successful Subxyphoid Hybrid Approach for Placement of a Melody Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions . 2011;78:108-111. 
  4. Coronary vasospasm in an adolescent resulting from marijuana use. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009;30(4):543-5. doi:10.1007/s00246-009-9384-7  PMID:19212697 
  5. Endovascular stent placement for right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit stenosis in the Norwood with Sano modification. Congenit Heart Dis. 2008;3(3):185-90. doi:10.1111/j.1747-0803.2008.00181.x  PMID:18557881 
  6. Surveillance for transplant coronary artery disease in infant, child and adolescent heart transplant recipients: an intravascular ultrasound study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006;25(8):921-7. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2006.03.022  PMID:16890112 
  7. Early outcome after Glenn shunt and Fontan palliation and the impact of operation during viral respiratory season: analysis of a 19-year multi-institutional experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005;79(2):613-7; discussion 617. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.07.004  PMID:15680845 
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