Boban Plathottathil Abraham, MD

Attending Pediatric Cardiologist;* Attending Cardiologist at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine

*Services provided under contract by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Residency

  • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics—Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Specialty Training

  • Pediatric Cardiology— Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
  • Pediatric Interventional Cardiology—Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Board Certified

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Special Interests

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pediatric-Adult Congenital Interventional Cardiology

Publications

Padiyath A, Fontenot EE, Abraham BP. Removal of a retained intracardiac radiolucent guidewire fragment using an Atrieve™ vascular snare using combined fluoroscopy and transesophageal echocardiography guidance in an infant. Ann Pediatr Card 2017;10:65-8.

-Boban P. Abraham, Erikka Gilliam, Dennis W Kim, Michael J. Wolf, Robert N. Vincent, Christopher J. Petit. Early Catheterization After Initiation of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support in Children is Associated with Improved Survival. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2016 Oct;88(4):592-599

Imamura M, Abraham B, Garcia X, Knecht KR, Frazier E, Shinkawa T. New transplant technique with hemiazygos continuation and interrupted inferior vena cava. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov; 96(5):1882-

-Boban P. Abraham, Ritu Sachdeva, Priyanka G. Vyas, R. Thomas Collins. An Unusual Presentation of Necrotizing Enterocolitis on an Echocardiogram. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Dec; 33(8):1427-9.

Boban P. Abraham, Elizabeth A. Frazier, W. Robert Morrow, Richard T. Blaszak, Prasad Devarajan, Mark Mitsnefes, Janet C. Bryant, Ritu Sachdeva. Cystatin C and Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin as Markers of Renal Function in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Original Article – Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Sep;15(6):564-9.

-Accompanying editorial: Value of biomarkers to assess renal function following pediatric heart transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 15: 543–545.

-Boban P Abraham, Parthak Prodhan, Robert D.B. Jaquiss, Adnan T Bhutta, Jeffrey M Gossett, Michiaki Imamura, Charles E Johnson, Michael L Schmitz, W. Robert Morrow, Umesh Dyamenahalli. Cardiopulmonary Bypass Flow Rate: A Risk factor for Hyperlactatemia after Surgical Repair of Secundum Atrial Septal Defect in Children. Original Article – J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;139: 170-3.

Umesh Dyamenahalli, Boban Abraham, Eudice Fontenot, Vinay Prasad, and Michiaki Imamura. Pathologic Aneurysmal Dilation of the Ascending Aorta and Dilation of the Main Pulmonary Artery in Patients with Kabuki Syndrome: Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement. Congenit Heart Dis. 2007; 2:424–28.

-Boban Abraham, Ijaz Fakhar, Anurag Tikaria, LaDonna Hocutt,  Jim Marshall, Sundararaman Swaminathan, Joshua Bornhorst. Reverse Pseudohyperkalemia in a Leukemic Patient. Clinical Chemistry. 2008; 54: 449-51.