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Michael G.W. Camitta, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor in Medicine
Campus mail: Box 3090 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-3574
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Fetal cardiology

Pediatric congenital and acquired heart disease

Adult congenital heart disease

Single ventricle palliation approaches, long-term medical therapies and outcome improvement.

Pericardial effusions after bone marrow transplantation.

Risk factors for development of pulmonary hypertension in the adult congenital cardiac population

Treatment of pulmonary hypertension in adult congenital cardiac patients

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1996 - 1999
  • M.D., University of Texas, San Antonio, 1996


Barker, Piers C. A., Gregory H. Tatum, Michael J. Campbell, Michael G. W. Camitta, Angelo S. Milazzo, Christoph P. Hornik, Amanda French, and Stephen G. Miller. “Improving maternal-infant bonding after prenatal diagnosis of CHD.” Cardiol Young 28, no. 11 (November 2018): 1306–15.

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Awerbach, Jordan D., Richard A. Krasuski, and Michael G. W. Camitta. “Coronary Disease and Modifying Cardiovascular Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients: Should General Guidelines Apply?” Prog Cardiovasc Dis 61, no. 3–4 (September 2018): 300–307.

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Klein, Michael, and Andrew Wang. “Infective Endocarditis,” 31:151–63. SAGE Publications, 2016.

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Camitta, M. G. W., J. W. S. Geme, and J. S. Li. “Diagnosis and management of infective endocarditis.” In Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care, 2307–27, 2014.

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Colan, Steven D., Girish Shirali, Renee Margossian, Dianne Gallagher, Karen Altmann, Charles Canter, Shan Chen, et al. “The ventricular volume variability study of the Pediatric Heart Network: study design and impact of beat averaging and variable type on the reproducibility of echocardiographic measurements in children with chronic dilated cardiomyopathy.” J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25, no. 8 (August 2012): 842-854.e6.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., Louis R. DiBernardo, Corinne M. Linardic, Michael G. W. Camitta, and Andrew J. Lodge. “Recurrent inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the heart.” Circulation 125, no. 19 (May 15, 2012): 2379–81.

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Hwang, E. I., M. G. W. Camitta, R. Vinesett, A. Mendizabal, S. Wood, D. Semmel, K. Page, et al. “Pericardial Effusion Following Unrelated Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation: Analysis in a Cohort Of 423 Pediatric Patients Transplanted at a Single Center.” In Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 15:73–74. Elsevier BV, 2009.

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Barker, Piers C. A., Helene Houle, Jennifer S. Li, Stephen Miller, James Rene Herlong, and Michael G. W. Camitta. “Global longitudinal cardiac strain and strain rate for assessment of fetal cardiac function: novel experience with velocity vector imaging.” Echocardiography 26, no. 1 (January 2009): 28–36.

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Drinker, Lisa R., Michael G. W. Camitta, James Rene Herlong, Stephen Miller, Andrew J. Lodge, James Jaggers, and Piers C. A. Barker. “Use of the monoplane intracardiac imaging probe in high-risk infants during congenital heart surgery.” Echocardiography 25, no. 9 (October 2008): 999–1003.

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Milazzo, A. S., A. Golioto, M. G. W. Camitta, and M. P. O’Laughlin. “An infant with subvalvar and valvar aortic stenosis, subvalvar and valvar pulmonary stenosis, severe biventricular hypertrophy and pulmonary hemorrhage.” Pediatr Cardiol 24, no. 2 (March 2003): 169–71.

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