Mayte Figueroa, MD, FACC

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care MedicineCardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095


  • BS, St. John’s University, Jamaica Estates1987
  • MD, 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
  • Intermediate Improvement Science Series , Cincinnati Childrens Hospital2016 - 2017
  • Leadership Development Program, Washington University School of Medicine2018 - 2018
  • Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, UC San Diego School of Medicine2018 - 2018
  • Improving Patient safety with Human Factors Methods, John Hopkins University2019 - 2019

Licensure and Board Certification

  • IL, Illinois
  • NJ, New Jersey
  • NY, New York
  • SC, South Caroline
  • TN, Tennessee
  • TX, Texas
  • 2000American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology, #1507
  • 2007American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology; Recertification
  • 2016 - PresMO, Missouri Division of Professional Registration
  • 2017American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology; Recertification

Honors and Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude1992
  • Excellence in Teaching Award1995

Recent Publications view all (12)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Perioperative serum albumin and its influence on clinical outcomes in neonates and infants undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: a multi-centre retrospective study Cardiology in the Young. 2019. doi:10.1017/S1047951119000738  
  2. Optimum position of transthoracic intracardiac line following cardiac surgery ICVTS. 2017. doi:10.1093/icvts/ivx204  
  3. Work-Life Balance Does Not Mean an Equal Balance Front Pediatr. 2016;4(18). 
  4. Vasopressin After the Fontan Operation. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016;7(1):43-48. doi:10.1177/2150135115614574  PMID:26714993 
  5. 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 
  6. Bumetanide continuous infusions in critically ill pediatric patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015;16(2):e19-22. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000303  PMID:25560424 
  7. 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 
  8. 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 
  9. 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 
  10. 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 
  11. Clinical outcomes and secondary diagnoses for infants born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatrics. 2004;114(2):e160-5. PMID:15286252 
  12. 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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