Dr. Larry Latson reviews medical content for
Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better
health decisions. Dr. Latson is a pediatrician who serves as Director of The Cardiac Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. His primary interests include pediatric cardiology,
congenital heart disease, and pediatric interventional catheterization
procedures. Dr. Latson has been the recipient of the Best Doctors
in America award from Woodward/White, Inc., in 1994 and 1996/97 and again by
Good Housekeeping. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers related to
pediatric and congenital heart disease. Dr. Latson is actively
involved in research and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and
abstracts. He is frequently invited to speak at
international, national, and regional meetings as well as panel discussions.
MD: Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, TX, 1976
Internship in Pediatrics: Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, TX, 1976–1977
Residency in Pediatrics: Baylor College of
Medicine, Houston, TX, 1977–1978
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology: Baylor
College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1978–1981
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Pediatrics, Cleveland, OH, 2003–2011
Professor, Ohio State University, Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, 1995–2004
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Omaha, NE, 1985–1993
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX:
Grant support received from the
March 2, 2010
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