Linda Tiernan, MD Cardiologist


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

National Provider ID: 1861560278

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • BioClinica 

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, 1985
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1982
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1980
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1979
    George Washington University
  • AB, 1975
    Miami University of Ohio
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Linda Tiernan

Patient story

Alexis's Story

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

Patient story

Sarah's Story

"I know how difficult it is, when you don't have all the answers, and are not getting much sleep in the hospital with your child. I want to assure you that the answers will come."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Anticoagulation in Children with Mechanical Cardiac Prothetic Valves

(1985) American Journal Cardiology

BN52021 as PAF Antagonist in the Cardiovascular System Experiments in Newborn Pigs and Conscious Rats

(1987) Gingkolides-Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacology, and Clinical Perspectives

Cardiac Rehabilitation of Children after Surgical Repair of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

(1985) American Journal Cardiology

Chest Vasculature

(1991) Textbook of Critical Care Medicine

Circulatory Effects of Endothelin in Newborn Piglets

(1990) American Journal of Physiology

Circulatory effects of PAFAcether in Newborn Piglets

(1989) American Journal of Physiology

Cost and Results of Cardiac Operations in Infants less Than Four Months Old

(1986) Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Diagnosis of St Jude Medical Mitral Prosthesis Failure by 2Dimensional Echocardiography

(1984) American Journal of Cardiology

Influence of Thromboxane A2 Receptor Antagonism on Pulmonary Vasoconstrictor Responses

(1989) Pediatric Research

Leukotriene D4 and Hypoxia Differential effects in the Pulmonary and Systemic Circulations in Newborn Piglets

(1989) Eicosanoids

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