Saturday, June 15, 2013

World Journal of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery - Student Publishes Article

Junior, Ashley Nguyen has not let any obstacle keep her from making an instant impact on the medical field.  With the help of her mentor, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, Ashley was able to publish an article "Surgical Repair of a Ventricular Septal Defect in a Child with Situs Inversus Totalis and Dextrocardia: a Case Report" in the World Journal of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.

About Dr. Guleserian:

Dr. Guleserian, also known as Dr. G, serves as an attending cardiothoracic surgeon and the surgical director of pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon at the Children's Medical Center of Dallas. Along side that, she is also an associate professor at UT Southwestern Medical School.

Dr. G graduate college from Harvard University with a concentration on the Greek language. She then went on to get her medical degree at the Boston College of Medicine.

Aside from performing surgery on children as young as a few days old, Dr. Guleserian also focuses some of her time on research. She is the author of numerous articles documenting her findings and thoughts on topics that are quite new to medical literature.