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Mark E. Galantowicz, MD

Mark E. Galantowicz, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Physician Team

Cardiology Fellowship
Faculty

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Heart Center
Co-Director

Heart Transplant
Surgical Director

Heart-Lung Transplant
Surgical Director

Lung Transplant
Surgical Director

Transplant Program
Surgical Director

Contact Information

Cardiothoracic Surgery
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3101
FX: (614) 722-3111

Location Information for Patients

Outpatient Care(OCC) - Main Campus

Biography

Mark Galantowicz, MD, FACS, is the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Co-Director of The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He is Associate Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and is the recipient of the Murray D. Lincoln Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Galantowicz received his medical degree from Cornell University. He completed his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York. He is certified in both Thoracic Surgery and Surgery.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Cornell University
    Date Completed: 05/22/1987

Internship

  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center - New York
    Date Completed: 06/30/1988

Residency

  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center - New York
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993

Residency

  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center - New York
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996

Department:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/15/2002

Publications

  • Mark Galantowicz. 2014. Catheter-Based Interventions for Univentricular Hearts. In Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgry and Intensive Care.: Springer.
  • Mark Galantowicz. 2013. Hybrid Procedures for Congenital Heart Disease. In 4th Edition Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
  • Mark Galantowicz. 2012. Hybrid Management Techniques in the Treatment of the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease. In Hemodynamics and Cardiology: Neonatology Questions and Controversies, 2nd Edition.
  • Naguib, AN, Corridore, M, Phillips A, Olshove V, Galantowicz M, Tobias, J. 2011. Perioperative Care of an Infant With an Anomalous Left Innominate Artery Arisisng from the Main Pulmonary Artery.  Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. Vol. 26, no. 5. (September): 330-334.
  • Birnbaum B, Berger G, Fenstermaker B, Rowland D, Boettner B, Olshove V, Galantowicz M, Cheatham J, Cua C. 2010. Echocardiographic Parameters that Predict Outcome in Aortic Atresia Patients Undergoing Comprehensive Stage II Procedure.  Congenital Heart Diesease—Clinical studies from fetus to adulthood Journal. Vol. 5, no. 5. (September): 409-415.
  • Zaidi AN, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M, Astor T, Kovalchin JP. 2010. Late thrombus formation on the Helex septal occluder after double-lung transplantation.  Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Vol. 7, no. 29. (July): 814-816.
  • Holzer R, Marshall A, Kreutzer J, Hirsch R, Chisolm J, Hill S, Galantowicz M, Phillips A, Cheatham J, Bergerson L. 2010. Hybrid Procedures: Adverse events and procedural characteristics – results of a multi-institutional registry.  Congenital Heart Disease – Clinical studies from fetus to adulthood. Vol. 5, no. 3. (May): 233-242.
  • Karsies TJ, Nicol KK, Galantowicz M, FACS, Stephens JA, Kerlin BA. 2010. Thrombotic risk of recombinant factor seven in pediatric cardiac surgery: A single institution experience.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 89, no. February: 570-577.
  • Luce WA, Schwartz RM, Beauseau W, Giannone PJ, Boettner BL, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M, Cliford CL. 2010. Necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates undergoing the hybrid approach to complex congenital heart disease.  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 12, no. 1. (January).
  • Naguib AN, Winch P, Schwartz L, Isaacs J, Rodeman R, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M. 2010. Anesthetic managagement of the hybrid stage 1 procedure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).  Pediatric Anesthesia. Vol. 20, no. January: 38-46.
  • Galantowicz, M, Cheatham JP, Phillips AP, Holzer R, Hill S, Olshove V. 2010. Hybrid Procedures for Congenital Heart Disease. In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery 4th Edition. Edited by Mauroudis C. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (in press).
  • Olshove V, Preston T, Gomez D, Phillips A, Galantowicz M. 2010. Perfusion techniques toward bloodless pediatric open heart surgery.  J Extra Corpor Technol. Vol. 42, no. January: 122-127.
  • Preston TJ, Gomez D, Olshove VF Jr, Phillips A, Galantowicz M,. 2009. Clinical gaseous microemboli assessment of an oxygenator with integral arterial filter in the pediatric population.  J Extra Corpor Technol. Vol. 41, no. 4. (December): 226-230.
  • Stoica SC, Phillips AB, Egan M, Rodeman R, Chisolm J, Hill SL, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M,. 2009. The retrograde aortic arch in the hybrid approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 88, no. 6. (December): 1939-1946.
  • Holzer RJ, Sisk M, Chisolm JL, Hill SL, Olshove V, Phillips A, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M. 2009. Completion angiography after cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease: complementing the intraoperative imaging modalities.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 30, no. 8. (November): 1075-1082.
  • Holzer RJ, Green J, Bergdall V, Chisolm JL, Hill SL, Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP, Phillips A. 2009. An animal model for Hybrid Stage I palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 7, no. October: 922-927.
  • Sawdy JM, Gocha MD, Olshove V, Chisolm JL, Hill SL, Phillips A, Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP, Holzer RJ. 2009. Radiation protection during hybrid procedures: innovation creates new challenges.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology. Vol. 21, no. 9. (September): 437-440.
  • Crumb SR, Cook SC, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M, Feltes TF, Phillips A, Chan DP, Holzer RJ, Sisk M, Olshove V, Cook LR, Hickey JC, Hill SL, Daniels CJ. 2009. Quality outcomes of ACHD patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures and hospital admissions in a free-standing children’s hospital.  Journal of Interventional Cardiology.
  • Fabia RB, Arthur LG 3rd, Phillips A, Galantowicz M, Caniano DA. 2009. Complete bilateral tracheobronchial disrupton in a child with blunt chest trauma.  The Journal of Trauma. Vol. 66, no. 5. (May): 1478-1481.
  • Gomez D, Preston TJ, Olshove VF, Phillips A, Galantowicz M. 2009. Evaluation of air handling in a new generation neonatal oxygenator with integral arterial filter.  Perfusion. Vol. 24, no. 2. (March): 107-112.
  • Astor TL, Galantowicz M, Phillips A, Palafox J, Baker P. 2009. Pulmonary capillaritis as a manifestatin of acute humoral allograft rejection following infant lung transplantation.  American Journal of Transplantation. Vol. 9, no. 2. (February): 409-412.
  • Phillips ABM, Green J, Bergdall V, Yu J, Monreal G, Gerhardt M, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M, Holzer RJ. 2009. Teaching the “Hybrid Approach”: A novel swine model of muscular ventricular septal defect.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 30, no. 2. (February): 114-118.
  • Galantowicz, M,. 2009. The Hybrid Approach to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. In Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Edited by Crawford Jr., FA. New York, NY: Elsevier.
  • Holzer RJ, Wood A, Chisolm JL, Hill SL, Phillips A, Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP. 2008. Atrial septal interventions in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention. Vol. 72, no. 5. (November): 696-704.
  • Fenstermaker B, Berger GE, Rowland DG, Hayes J, Hill SL, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M, Cua CL. 2008. Interstage echocardiographic changes in patients undergoing hybrid stage I palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. Vol. 21, no. 11. (November): 1222-1228.
  • Holzer RJ, Chisolm JL, Hill SL, Olshove V, Phillips A, Cheatham JP, Galantowicz M. 2008. “Hybridâ€? stent delivery in the pulmonary circulation.  Journal of Invasive Cardiology. Vol. 20, no. 11. (November): 592-598.
  • Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP, Phillips A, Cua CL, Hoffman TM, Hill SL, Rodeman R. 2008. Hybrid approach for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: intermediate results after the learning curve.  Annual of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 85, no. 6. (June): 2063-2070.
  • Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP. 2008. A hybrid strategy management of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. In Endovascular Surgery for Cardiovascular Disease. Edited by Bockeria LA and Alekyan BG. Moscow: PAMH.
  • Cua C, Galantowicz M, Turner D, Forbes T, Hill SL, Hoffman T, Cheatham JP. 2007. Palliation via hybride procedure of a 1.4kg patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  Congential Heart Disease: Clinical Studies from Fetus to Adulthood. Vol. 2, no. 3. (May).
  • Astor, T, L; Galantowicz, M; Phillips, A; Davis, J, T; Hoffman, T M. 2007. Domino heart transplantation involving infants.  American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. Vol. 7, no. 11. (January): 2626-2629.
  • Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP. 2007. A hybrid strategy for the initial management of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. In Percutaneous Interventions for Congenital Heart Disease. Edited by Sievert H, Qureshi SA, Wilson N, Hijazi ZM. London: Informa Healthcare.
  • Bacha, E, A; Cao, Q, L; Galantowicz, M, E; Cheatham, J, P; Fleishman, C, E; Weinstein, S, W; Becker, P, A; Hill, S, L; Koenig, P; Alboliras, E; Abdulla, R; Starr, J, P; Hijazi, Z M. 2005. Multicenter experience with perventricular device closure of muscular ventricular septal defects.  Pediatric cardiology. Vol. 26, no. 2. (March): 169-175.
  • Galantowicz, M; Cheatham, J P. 2005. Lessons learned from the development of a new hybrid strategy for the management of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  Pediatric cardiology. Vol. 26, no. 3. (January).
  • Jayakmar KA, Addonizio LJ, Kichuk-Chrisant MR, Galantowicz M, Lamour JM, Quaegebeur JM, Hsu D. 2004. Cardiac transplantation after the fontan.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Vol. 44, no. 10. (November): 2065-2072.
  • Galantowicz, M; Cheatham, J P. 2004. Fontan completion without surgery.  Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual. Vol. 7, no. January: 48-55.
  • Davis JT, Weinstein S, Galantowicz M. 2003. Reducing variability in patient care: renewed focus for the pediatric cardiac surgeon in the twenty first century.  Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 18, no. January: 159-162.
  • Talbot S, Taub R, Keohan ML, Edwards N, Galantowicz M, Schulman L. 2002. Combined heart and lung transplantation for unresectable primary cardiac sarcoma.  Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Vol. 124, no. January: 1145-1148.
  • Pizarro C, Davis DA, Galantowicz M, Munro H, Gidding SS. 2002. Norwood WI Stage I palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome in low birth weight neonates: can we justify it?.  European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Vol. 21, no. January: 716-720.
  • Helman DE, Oz MC, Galantowicz M. 2002. The use of the heartmate left ventricular assist device in children. In Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients. Edited by Brian W. Duncan. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
  • Schulman, L, L; Anandarangam, T; Leibowitz, D, W; Ditullio, M, R; McGregor, C, C; Galantowicz, M, E;Homma, S. 2001. Four-year prospective study of pulmonary venous thrombosis after lung transplantation.  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography. Vol. 14, no. 8. (August): 806-812.
  • Lamour, J, M; Hsu, D, T; Kichuk, M, R; Galantowicz, M, E; Quaegebeur, J, M; Addonizio, L J. 2000. Regression of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations following heart transplantation.  Pediatric transplantation. Vol. 4, no. 4. (November): 280-284.
  • Kern, J, H; Aguilera, F, A; Carlson, D, L; Galantowicz, M. 2000. Right ventricular myxoma obstructing the right ventricular outflow tract.  Circulation. Vol. 102, no. 2. (July): E14-5.
  • Solowiejczyk, D, E; Bourlon, F; Apfel, H, D; Hordof, A, J; Hsu, D, T; Crabtree, G; Galantowicz, M; Gersony, W, M; Quaegebeur, J M. 2000. Serial echocardiographic measurements of the pulmonary autograft in the aortic valve position after the Ross operation in a pediatric population using normal pulmonary artery dimensions as the reference standard.  The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 85, no. 9. (May): 1119-1123.
  • Helman, D, N; Addonizio, L, J; Morales, D, L; Catanese, K, A; Flannery, M, A; Quagebeur, J, M; Edwards, N, M; Galantowicz, M, E; Oz, M C. 2000. Implantable left ventricular assist devices can successfully bridge adolescent patients to transplant.  The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. Vol. 19, no. 2. (February): 121-126.
  • Garfein, E, S; McGregor, C, C; Galantowicz, M, E; Schulman, L L. 2000. Deleterious effects of telescoped bronchial anastomosis in single and bilateral lung transplantation.  Annals of transplantation. Vol. 5, no. 1. (January): 5-11.
  • Schulman, L, L; Weinberg, A, D; McGregor, C, C; Galantowicz, M, E; Smith, C R. 2000. Influence of lung injury on early postoperative survival after lung transplantation.  Annals of transplantation. Vol. 5, no. 3. (January): 20-25.
  • Rosenzweig, E, B; Starc, T, J; Chen, J, M; Cullinane, S; Timchak, D, M; Gersony, W, M; Landry, D, W; Galantowicz, M E. 1999. Intravenous arginine-vasopressin in children with vasodilatory shock after cardiac surgery.  Circulation. Vol. 100, no. 19 Suppl. (November): I1182-1186.
  • Lamour, J, M; Addonizio, L, J; Galantowicz, M, E; Quaegebeur, J, M; Mancini, D, M; Kichuk, M, R; Beniaminovitz, A; Michler, R, E; Weinberg, A; Hsu, D T. 1999. Outcome after orthotopic cardiac transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease.  Circulation. Vol. 100, no. 19 Suppl. (November): I1200-1205.
  • Mets B, Ahmad S, Sherman D, Galantowicz M. 1999. An unusual echocardiograph after heart transplantation.  Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia. Vol. 13, no. October: 639-640.
  • John, R; Chen, J, M; Weinberg, A; Oz, M, C; Mancini, D; Itescu, S; Galantowicz, M, E; Smith, C, R; Rose, E, A; Edwards, N M. 1999. Long-term survival after cardiac retransplantation: a twenty-year single-center experience.  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Vol. 117, no. 3. (March): 543-555.
  • Beniaminovitz, A; Coromilas, J; Oz, M; Galantowicz, M; Donchez, L; Mancini, D. 1998. Electrical connection of native and transplanted sinus nodes via atrial to atrial pacing improves exercise performance after cardiac transplantation.  The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 81, no. 11. (June): 1373-1377.
  • Schulman, L, L; Weinberg, A, D; McGregor, C; Galantowicz, M, E; Suciu-Foca, N, M; Itescu, S. 1998. Mismatches at the HLA-DR and HLA-B loci are risk factors for acute rejection after lung transplantation.  American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. Vol. 157, no. 6 Pt 1. (January): 1833-1837.
  • O'Hair, D, P; Cantu, E; McGregor, C; Jorgensen, B; Gerow-Smith, R; Galantowicz, M,E; Schulman, L L. 1998. Preliminary experience with mycophenolate mofetil used after lung transplantation.  The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. Vol. 17, no. 9. (January): 864-868.
  • Schechter, W, S; Navedo, A; Jordan, D; Dominguez, C; Hall, S; Kichuck, M; Galantowicz, M; Michler, R, E; Delphin, E. 1998. Paediatric cardiac anaesthesia in a developing country. Guatemala Heart Team.  Paediatric anaesthesia. Vol. 8, no. 4. (January): 283-292.
  • Bartelings MM, Bogers AJJC, Galantowicz M, Gittenberger-de Groot AC. 1998. Anatomy of the aortic and pulmonary roots, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. Vol. 1, no. January: 157-163.
  • Hart JP, Cabreriza SE, Jia CX, Umana JP, Goldstein DJ, Hill-Edgar A, Weinbert AD, Galantowicz M, Dickstein ML, Burkhoff D, Rose EA, Spontnitz HM. 1998. Left ventricular function in a porcine model of dilated cardiomyopathy during left ventricular reduction surgery.  Surgical Forum. Vol. XLIX, no. January.
  • Beniaminovitz, A; Savoia, M, T; Oz, M; Galantowicz, M; Di Tullio, M, R; Homma, S; Mancini, D. 1997. Improved atrial function in bicaval versus standard orthotopic techniques in cardiac transplantation.  The American journal of cardiology. Vol. 80, no. 12. (December): 1631-1635.
  • Galantowicz, Yankashes, Mallory. 1996. Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis: Consensus Statement, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Donor Availability and allocation.
  • Galantowicz M. 1993. Pre- and post-operative care (Contributor). In Surgery: Pretest self-assessment and review. 6th Edition ed. Edited by King TC. Columbus, OH: McGraw Hill.
  • Price, M, R; Galantowicz, M, E; Stolar, C J. 1992. Mechanical forces contribute to neonatal lung growth: the influence of altered diaphragm function in piglets.  Journal of pediatric surgery. Vol. 27, no. 3. (March).
  • Stolar CJ, Price M, Galantowicz M. 1992. Congenital diaphragmatic hernial: embryology, pathophysiology, clinical management, and the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation,. In Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; Principles and Practices. Edited by Arensman RM. Boston, MA: Blackwell Medical Publishers.
  • Price, M, R; Galantowicz, M, E; Stolar, C J. 1991. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and death: a spectrum of etiologies.  Journal of pediatric surgery. Vol. 26, no. 9. (September).
  • Galantowicz, M, E; Stolar, C J. 1991. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for perioperative support in pediatric heart transplantation.  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Vol. 102, no. 1. (July).
  • Galantowicz, M, ; Price, M; Stolar, C J. 1991. Differential effects of alveolar and arterial oxygen tension on pulmonary vasomotor tone in ECMO-perfused, isolated piglet lungs.  Journal of pediatric surgery. Vol. 26, no. 3. (March).
  • Galantowicz M Price M, Stolar CJ. 1991. Retrograde ECMO perfusion of isolated piglet lungs to locate the sensor/effector of hypoxic vasoconstriction.  Surgical Forum. Vol. 41, no. January: 574-576.
  • Stolar CJ, Galantowicz M, Price M. 1991. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; principles and practice. In Operative Newborn Surgery. Edited by Puri P. London: Heinemann Company.
  • Dowling, P, C; Giorgi, C; Roux, L; Dethlefsen, L, A; Galantowicz, M, E; Blumberg, B, M; Kolakofsky, D. 1983. Molecular cloning of the 3'-proximal third of Sendai virus genome.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 80, no. 17. (September).
  • Astor TL, Davis JT, Galantowicz M, Hoffman T, Philips A. Domino heart transplantation involving infants. American Journal of Transplantation 7: 2626-2629, 2007.
  • Cua C, Galantowicz M, Turner D, Forbes T, Hill SL, Hoffman T, Cheatham JP. Palliation via Hybrid Procedure of a 1.4-kg Patient with a Hypoplastic Left Heart. Congenital Heart Disease: Clinical Studies from Fetus to Adulthood, Vol. 2, No. 3, May-June 2007.
  • Cua CL, Galantowicz ME, Turner DR, Forbes TJ, Hill SL, Hoffman TM, Cheatham JP. Palliation via Hybrid Procedure of 1.4 kg Patient with a Hypoplastic Left Heart. Congenital Heart Disease 2: 191-3, 2007.
  • Phillips A, Holzer R, Bauer J, Green J, Bergdall V, Hill S, Gu X, Galantowicz M, Cheatham J. Animal Model of Perivalvular Leak for the Development of Novel Devices to Eliminate the Leak. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 70(1), July 1, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Practitioner of the Year, Columbus C.E.O. Magazine (March issue, 2013)
  • First Recipient, Murray D. Lincoln Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
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