Karen M. Texter, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2530
FX: (614) 722-2549

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Karen M. Texter, MD, is Director of Fetal Echocardiography at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Texter received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship training at Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. Her special interests include echocardiography in congenital and acquired heart disease, and fetal cardiology.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/23/2001


  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/23/2002


  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2004


  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007


  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2008


  • Pediatrics


  • Cardiology


  • Pediatric Cardiology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/29/2008


  • Wood AM, Holzer RJ, Texter KM, Hill SL, Gest A, Welty S, Cheatham JP, Yates AR. 2011. Transcatheter elimination of left to right shunt in former premature infants with BPD is feasible and safe.  Congenital Heart Disease. Vol. 6, no. 4. (July): 330-7.
  • Stines JR, Hershenson JA, Hayes J, Stefaniak CA, Texter KM, Zaidi AN, Cua CL. 2011. Echocardiographic Assessment of Atrial Properties in SingleVentricles vs. Normal Controls.  Congenital Heart Disease. Vol. 6, no. 3. (May): 247-52.
  • Moiduddin N, Texter KM, Zaidi AN, Hershenson JA, Stefaniak CA, Hayes J, Cua CL. 2011. Two-Dimensional Speckle Strain and Dyssynchrony in Single Left Ventricles Versus Normal Left Ventricles.  Congenital Heart Disease. Vol. 5, no. 6. (January): 579-586.
  • Jared A Hershenson, M.D.; Ali N Zaidi, M.D.; Karen M Texter, M.D.; Nasser Moiduddin,M.D.; Carol A Stefaniak, R.N.; John Hayes, Ph.D.; Clifford L Cua, M.D. 2010. Differences in Tissue Doppler Imaging Between Single Ventricles and Normal Controls.  American Journal of Cardiology. Vol. 106, no. 1. (July): 99-103.
  • Nasser Moiduddin, MD, Karen M. Texter, MD, Ali N. Zaidi, MD, Jared A. Hershenson, MD,Carol A. Stefaniak, RN, John Hayes, PhD, and Clifford L. Cua, MD. 2010. Two-Dimensional Speckle Strain and Dyssynchrony inSingle Right Ventricles Versus Normal Right Ventricles.  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. Vol. 23, no. 6. (June): 673-9.
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000