Gail Pearson, MD Cardiologist



Gail Pearson, MD, ScD, is an attending physician at Children's National Health System. Dr. Pearson's areas of expertise include pediatric cardiology, pediatric echocardiography, and pediatric clinical trials.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1991
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • MA, Public Administration, Health Care Management, 1978
    American University
  • BA, Sociology, 1973
    University of Michigan
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Gail Pearson, MD

Patient story

Alexis's Story

"She likes to show off her scar and tell whoever listens that Children's National fixed her heart."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Cardiac dysfunction in preterm and term neonates following cardiopulmonary bypass surgery Newborn drug development initiative workshop summary

(2006) Journal of Pediatrics

Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial of beta blocker therapy atenolol vs angiotensin II receptor blocker therapy losartan in individuals with Marfan syndrome

(2007) The American Heart Journal

Report of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and National Marfan Foundation Working Group on Research in Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders

(2008) Circulation

Report of the NHLBI working group on research in adult congenital heart disease

(2006) Journal of American College of Cardiology

Design and rationale of a randomized trial comparing the BlalockTaussig and rightventriclepulmonary artery shunts in the Norwood procedure

(2008) Journal of Thorasic Cardiovascular Surgery

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Matthew's Story

Patient story

"The doctors and staff of Children's National mend the broken hearts of not only the children, but the family of those children as well. My son is alive and well today because of the miracle that happened at Children's National."

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