Thomas J. Kulik , MD
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Office Phone: 617-355-7866
Appointment Line: 617-355-7866
Dr. Kulik graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1977, and completed his residency in pediatrics in 1979 and fellowship in pediatric cardiology in 1983 at the University of Minnesota. In 1984 he was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and as an Associate in Cardiology working the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit within the Department of Cardiology at Childrens Hospital Boston through July 1992. From August 1992 through June 2006, Dr. Kulik was the Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at C. S. Mott Childrens Hospital. Initially appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan in July 1992; in July 1999 he was appointed Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. From October 2001 through June 2006, Dr. Kulik was the Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases at the University of Michigan and was appointed the Amnon Rosenthal Professor of Pediatrics. For a seven month period February 2003 through September 2003, Dr. Kulik was the Interim Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan. In July 2006, Dr. Kulik accepted a position as Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. In addition to Dr. Kuliks clear leadership in pediatric cardiology and cardiac critical care, Dr. Kulik also has outstanding teaching contributions at a national and international level, evidenced by his invited presentations, editorials, commentaries and chapters in numerous textbooks within his fields. Dr. Kulik has been a contributor on over 60 manuscripts, many of which he has been first or senior author. These areas of clinical research have been diverse but primarily related to aspects of pulmonary hypertension, mechanical support of the circulation, and single ventricle physiology. He has undertaken clinical research on the management of acute pulmonary hypertension in the pediatric cardiac intensive care setting as well as written chapters on the management of pulmonary hypertension for both cardiology and critical care textbooks. Dr. Kulik has made significant contributions to the field of pediatric pulmonary hypertension and remains a leader in this field.
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