Dolores A Vitullo

  • 405 Citations

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I have a long history of outreach general pediatric cardiology at sites that include Lurie main campus, Arlington Heights, Westchester New Lennox, and Central Dupage Hospital and St. Francis Hospital, Evanston This includes establishment of a large referral base in these areas. I still have an active role in consultation at St. Francis Hospital and do monthly clinics at Westchester. Equally important is the maintenance of family friendly hours which include Saturday outpatient sessions in Westchester and Clark and Deming. In recent years I have become more involved in priority second opinion consultations at the main hospital where each week parents with children who have CHD can meet with a multidisciplinary staff including neonatologist, cardiac intensivist, cardiac surgeon and social work and myself to review all facets of their cardiac disease and discuss medical interventional and surgical options. This includes a tour of the CCU Consultations for international patients have also been added to this outpatient session.

I maintain an active educational focus with monthly lectures to the residents and medical students. In addition I precept the Northwestern family practice residents in my Wednesday general cardiology outpatient sessions with heavy emphasis on physical exam and basic physiology and anatomy of congenital heart disease

General outpatient cardiology and second opinion

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Cardiology

Training Experience

1974Residency, Rush Presbyterian Saint Luke's Medical Center
1975Fellowship, Michael Reese Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Chicago Medical School

… → 1972

Research interests

  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

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Research Output

  • 405 Citations
  • 25 Article
  • 1 Review article

Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction secondary to a rhabdomyoma

Costello, J. M., Vitullo, D. A., Yan, P., Backer, C. L. & Mavroudis, C., Feb 25 2003, In : Circulation. 107, 7, p. 1066-1067 2 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Extended end-to-end repair and enlargement of the entire arch in complex coarctation

Vitullo, D. A., DeLeon, S. Y., Graham, L. C., Eidem, B. W., Roughneen, P. T., Javorski, J. J. & Cetta, F., Feb 1 1999, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 67, 2, p. 528-531 4 p.

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  • 15 Scopus citations

    Semilunar valve switch procedure: Autotransplantation of the native aortic valve to the pulmonary position in the Ross procedure

    Roughneen, P. T., DeLeon, S. Y., Eidem, B. W., Thomas, N. J., Cetta, F., Vitullo, D. A., Magliato, K. E., Berry, T. E. & Bakhos, M., Mar 1 1999, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 67, 3, p. 745-750 6 p.

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  • 6 Scopus citations

    The pericardial membrane pulmonary monocusp: Surgical technique and early results

    Roughneen, P. T., DeLeon, S. Y., Parvathaneni, S., Cetta, F., Eidem, B. & Vitullo, D. A., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 14, 5, p. 370-374 5 p.

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  • 19 Scopus citations

    Modified Konno-Rastan procedure for subaortic stenosis: Indications, operative techniques, and results

    Roughneen, P. T., DeLeon, S. Y., Cetta, F., Vitullo, D. A., Bell, T. J., Fisher, E. A., Blakeman, B. P. & Bakhos, M., May 1 1998, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 65, 5, p. 1368-1376 9 p.

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  • 25 Scopus citations