Michael Slack, MD Cardiologist

Bio

Biography

Michael Slack, MD, performs the most advanced innovative cardiac catheterization procedures in patients with congenital heart problems over a wide range of ages. Dr. Slack uses the latest technology in the treatment of both routine and the most complex problems encountered. He possesses special expertise with the use of intravascular stents in the treatment of severe pulmonary artery stenosis and other blood vessel abnormalities. Dr. Slack also employs the Excimer Laser as well as the latest balloon angioplasty catheter techniques in the treatment of these complex and varied cardiovascular problems. Dr. Slack specializes in the catheter-based device closure of abnormal blood vessels and holes inside the heart.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Michael Slack, MD

Alexis's Story

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

Athena's Story

"To all the parents out there with a baby with hypoplastic left heart, good days will come. These babies overcome what seems impossible and have so much love to offer."

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

Emerging Devices Innovative Therapies Session Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies CRT 2007 Meeting

(2007) St. Jude Premere PFO Closure System

Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies CRT 2007 MeetingNurse Tech Symposium

(2007) Devices & Preparations of Patients for ASD/PFO Device Closures

Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies CRT 2006 Conference

(2006) Devices and Outcomes of Atrial Septal Defect and PFO Closure

Coarctation of the Aorta The Need for Innovation

(2006) Congenital Cardiology Today

Nonsurgical Treatment of Tracheoinnominate Artery Fistula in the Pediatric Population

(2007) Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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