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Genetic basis for different congenital cardiac defects.
Mary-Jane Barth, MD is board certified in the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and in Congenital Heart Surgery. Completed residency training in General Surgery as well as Cardiothoracic surgery at University of Texas Southwestern and then went on to complete two fellowships in Pediatric Cardiac surgery, at the Heart Institute for Children and at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in England. She comes from the Children’s Hospital of Saint Francis in Tulsa Oklahoma where she was part of the teaching faculty for both University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma State University pediatric residents. Prior to that time following fellowship training, she worked for 14 years with the Heart Institute for Children at Hope Children’s Hospital/Advocate Christ Hospital, the largest congenital heart surgical program in the State of Illinois. Dr Barth is best known not only for her remarkable dedication to her patients but also for the education of surgical fellows, pediatric cardiology fellows as well as nurses in the cardiac intensive care unit.