Kan N. Hor, MD, recently was appointed as a pediatric cardiologist in The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and as The Heart Center’s Director of Cardiac MRI. Dr. Hor, board-certified in both pediatrics and pediatric cardiology, comes to Nationwide Children’s from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. In addition to his appointment at Nationwide Children’s, Dr. Hor will serve as an associate professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Hor to Nationwide Children’s Hospital,” said Timothy Feltes, MD, chief of Cardiology and co-director of The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s, also a professor of Pediatrics at OSU College of Medicine. “His expertise will be invaluable to our patients and to our team. In addition, he will expand our research in the area of non-invasive imaging in conditions such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.”
Dr. Hor completed fellowships in both pediatric cardiology (2006) and advance cardiac imaging (2007) at Cincinnati Children’s. He completed his pediatric training at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 2003. Dr. Hor earned his doctor of medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (2000), and his bachelor of arts and science in both microbiology and chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996).
Dr. Hor’s clinical interests include cardiac MRI, cardiac CT angiography, echocardiography (TTE and TEE) and congenital heart disease. His academic research interest includes cardiac MRI and echocardiography and its application for analysis of cardiac strain and synchrony in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, heart failure and congenital heart disease. Dr. Hor has published a number of peer-reviewed manuscripts, and has been involved with several community events and organizations while in Cincinnati and Wisconsin.
The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital ranked 5th in the specialty ranking of Cardiology & Heart Surgery in U.S.News & World Report’s 2012-13 Best Children’s Hospitals list, and 9th in Cardiology/Cardiothoracic services on Parents magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals list this year. The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s offers expertise, compassion and the most-advanced technologies providing both pediatric and adult patients with all forms of congenital heart disease and acquired cardiomyopathy access to world-class diagnostic, treatment and research facilities. Referring physicians also have access to key specialists and services.
NOTE TO EDITOR: Dr. Hor is a resident of Powell, OH 43065.
Kan N. Hor, MD, pediatric cardiologist and Director of Cardiac MRI in The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital