About the Author
Viviane G. Nasr, MD graduated from Medical School at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon in 2003, and pursued a residency in anesthesiology at AUB and Tufts Medical Center, Boston. She completed a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington DC and a pediatric cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. She is American Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology and an active member of the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society.
James A. DiNardo, MD graduated from Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School (with honors). He completed his anesthesia residency and fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He joined faculty at Boston Children's Hospital in 1999 where he currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia. He spends approximately one third of this clinical time as an Attending in the Cardiac ICU.
Dr DiNardo is certified in perioperative TEE and is former Chairman of the PTEeXAM Committee. He is also a Senior Oral Board Examiner for the ABA, a member of the ABA Pediatric Examination Writing Committee, and Chair of the Pediatric MOCA Examination Committee. He is Past-President of both the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society and the Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists. He is currently the Anesthesia and Analgesia Executive Editor for Pediatric Anesthesia.
He is the author of a major textbook on cardiac anesthesia and of more than 160 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.