Thomas Weigel

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Pediatric Cardiologist and Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Education

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, Degree:B.S., magna cum laude, 1980

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois,Degree:M.D., with honors, 1984

Postgraduate Training

Pediatric Internship: Children 's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, 1984-1985

Pediatric Residency:Children 's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, 1985-1987

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., 1987-1990

Certification and Licensure

Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners, 1985

Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics, 1988 (recertified, 2005)

Diplomate Amer. Board of Pediatrics, SubBoard PediatricCardiology, 1991 (recertified, 2005)

Illinois State Medical License, 1984-1987, 1990-present

Indiana State Medical License, 1991-present

Minnesota State Medical License, 1987-1990

Professional Societies/Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow

American College of Cardiology, Fellow

American Heart Association

Society of Pediatric Echocardiography

American Society of Echocardiography

American Medical Association

Illinois State Medical Society

Chicago Medical Society

Community Services and Board Memberships

Children 's Heart Foundation, Board of Directors, 1995-present

Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, 1995-1998

Children 's Heart Services, Board of Directors, 1993-1996

Family Math instructor, Beye School, 1997-present

Little League softball/baseball manager, 1993-present

Chief, Crow tribe, YMCA Indian princesses program, 1996

Hospital/IPA Committee Memberships

Medical Board, Children 's Memorial Hospital, 1997-1998 and 2001-present

Medical-Dental Staff Secretary/Treasurer,CMH, 2001-2002

Medical-Dental Staff Vice-President, CMH, 2003-2004

Medical-Dental Staff President, CMH, 2005-2006

CCPA, Credentialing Committee, 1996-present

CCPA, Board of Directors, 1998-present

Publications

1. Weigel TJ, Driscoll DJ, Michels VV. Occurrence of Congenital Heart Defects in Siblings of Patients with Univentricular Heart and Tricuspid Atresia. Am J Cardiol 1989; 64: 768-771.

2. Weigel TJ, Hageman JR. National Survey of Diagnosis and Management of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn. Perinatology 1990; 10: 369-386.

3. Weigel TJ, Porter CJ, Mottram CD, Driscoll DJ. Detecting Arrhythmia by Exercise Electrocardiography in Pediatric Patients: Assessment of Sensitivity and Influence on Clinical Management. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 1991; 66: 379-386.

4. Backer CL, Stout MJ, Zales VR, Muster AJ, Weigel TJ, ldriss FS, Mavroudis C. Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery: A 20-Year Review of Surgical Management. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1992; 103: 1049-1058.

5. Fetter JE, Backer CL, Muster AJ, Weigel TJ, Mavroudis C. Successful Repair of a Congenital Left Ventricle to Coronary Sinus Fistulae. Ann Thor Surg; 1994; 57: 757-758.

6. Backer CL, Paape K, Zales VR,Weigel TJ, Mavroudis C. Coarctation of the Aorta: Repair with Polytetraflouroethylene Patch Aortoplasty. Circulation; 1995; 92(suppl II): II-132-II-136.

7. Julsrud PJ, Weigel TJ, Edwards, WD. Angiographic Determination of Ventricular Morphology: Correlation with Pathology in 36 Hearts with Single Functional Ventricles. Pediatr Cardiol; 18: 208-212, 1997.

8. Backer CL, Mavroudis C, Zias E, Amin Z, Weigel TJ. Repair of Coarctation with Resection and Extended End-to-End Anastomosis. Ann Thor Surg; 66: 1365-1371, 1998.

9. Julsrud PJ, Weigel TJ, Van Son JA, Edwards WD, Mair DD, Driscoll DJ, Danielson GK, Puga FJ, Offord KP. Influence of Ventricular Morphology on Outcome After the Fontan Procedure. Am J Cardiol; 86: 319-323, 2000.

Abstracts

1. Weigel TJ, Seward JB, Hagler DJ. Transesophageal Echocardiography in Anomalous Pulmonary and Systemic Venous Connections. Circulation (suppl) 1989; 80(4): 11-339.

2. Weigel TJ, Seward JB, Hagler DJ, Khanderia BK, Tajik AJ. Transesophageal Echocardiography in 21 Atrial Septal Defect Patients with Incomplete Precordial Echocardiography. Circulation (suppl) 1989; 80 (4): 11-474.

3. Weigel TJ, Porter CJ, Feldt RH, McGoon DC. Long-Term Follow-up (>20 years) of Arrhythmias and Sudden Death After the Mustard Procedure. Ped Res 1990; 27 (4): 26A.

4. Weigel TJ, Julsrud PR, Driscoll DJ, Hagler DJ, Mair DD, Humes RA, Offord KP, Puga FJ, Danielson GK. Ventricular Morphology as a Risk Factor for the Modified Fontan Procedure. Ped Res 1990; 27 (4) : 26A.

Presentations

1. Weigel TJ, Hageman JR. National Survey of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in the Newborn: Diagnosis and Treatment. Presented at Children 's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, June 14, 1987.

2. Weigel TJ, Porter CJ, Driscoll DJ. Arrhythmia Detection in the Pediatric Exercise Laboratory: Sensitivity and Influence on Clinical Management. Presented at North American Society of Pediatric Exercise Medicine, Aspen, Colorado, August 5, 1987.

3. Weigel TJ, Edwards WD. AV Valve Anomalies: Echo/Anatomic Correlations. Presented at Fifth Annual Symposium of Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease, Rochester, Minnesota, October 14, 1989.

4. Weigel TJ. Coronary Artery Anomalies. Presented at Fifth Annual Symposium of Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease, Rochester, Minnesota, October 14, 1989.

5. Weigel TJ, Julsrud PR, Edwards WD. Angiographic-Autopsy Correlation of Ventricular Morphology in Univentricular Hearts. Presented at American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Chicago, Illinois, October 22, 1989.

6. Weigel TJ, Seward JB, Hagler DJ. Transesophageal Echocardiography in Anomalous Pulmonary and Systemic Venous Connections. Presented at American Heart Association 62nd Scientific Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 14, 1989.

7. Weigel TJ, Seward JB, Hagler Di, Khanderia BK, Tajik AJ. Transesophageal echocardiography in 21 Atrial Septal Defect Patients with Incomplete Precordial Echocardiography. Presented at American Heart Associationc62nd Scientific Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 15, 1989.

8. Weigel TJ, Porter CJ, Feldt RH, McGoon DC. Long-Term Follow-up of Arrhythmias and Sudden Death After the Mustard Procedure. Presented at Society of Pediatric Research, Anaheim, California, May 7,1990.

9. Weigel TJ, Julsrud PR, Driscoll DJ, Hagler DJ, Mair DD, Humes RA, Offord KI, Puga FJ, Danielson GK. Ventricular Morphology as a Risk Factor for the Modified Fontan Procedure. Presented at Society of Pediatric Research, Anaheim, California, May 7,1990.

10. Weigel TJ. Congenital Heart Disease: Detecting and Quantifying lntracardiac Shunts. Presented at Echo Chicago. Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 1990 and October 25, 1991.

11. Weigel TJ, Meyer R, Zabalgoitia-Reyes M. Transesophageal Versus Transthoracic Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease. Presented at Echo Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 1990.

12. Weigel TJ. Adult Echocardiography, Sector Scanning, And Transesophageal Echo.Presented at Specialty Review in Thoracic Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, January 11, 1992 and January 11, 1993.

13. Weigel TJ. Transesophageal and lntraoperative Echo. Presented at Pediatric Cardiology for Nurses, Chicago, Illinois, April 3,1992.