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Lizabeth Lanford, MD

Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5540 Phone
412-692-5138 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1988 University of California, San Diego, CA


1991 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


1995 University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI


  • American Society of Echocardiography

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • DEA


  • Harvard College Scholarship
  • Agassiz Certificate of Merit
  • John Harvard Scholarship


  • Reddy SC, Fenton Km, Gandhi SK, Lanford LM, Pigula F.  Intrapericardial teratoma in a neonate.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  76(2):626,2003 Aug.
  • Krishnamurti L, Lanford L, Munoz R.  Life threatening Parvovirus B29 and Herpes Simplex virus associated acute myocardial dysfunction in a child with homozygous sickle cell disease, Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2006 May 12.
  • Ambrusko SJ, Gunawardena S, Sakara A, Windsor B, Lanford L, Mechelson P, Krishnamurti L.  Elevation of tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity, a marker for pulmonary hypertension in children with sickle cell disease.  Pediatr Blood Cancer  47(7): 907-13, 2006 Dec.

    View Dr. Kennard's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Pulmonary venous anomalies in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Pulsatile flow hemodynamics
  • In vitro study of fluid dynamics using Doppler ultrasonography
  • Cardiac abnormalities especially pulmonary hypertension in children with sickle cell disease
Last Update
October 4, 2012
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Last Update
October 4, 2012