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Sarah B. Clauss, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Fetal Heart Program
Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Outpatient Cardiology
Preventive Cardiology Program

Specialties: Echocardiography, Fetal Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease and Anomalies, Hyperlipidemia

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology
National Provider Identifier1700977493

Service LocationsChildren's Outpatient Center in Frederick
5910 Frederick Crossing Lane, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21704
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Phone: 301-682-6661
Appointments: (301)682-6661
Fax: 301-682-6668

Children's Outpatient Center in Laurel
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13922 Baltimore Ave
Laurel Lakes Corporate Center
Laurel, MD 20707
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Phone: 240-568-7000 or 1-800-787-0006
Fax: 240-568-7010
TDD: 301-369-4132

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497
*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Robinwood Medical Facility: Hagerstown

11110 Medical Campus Road
Hagerstown, MD 21742
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Phone: 301-665-4818

Sarah Ballow Clauss, MD joined Children’s National Medical Center in 2002. She received her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She then earned her medical degree from SUNY Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. She was a pediatric cardiology fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Clauss specializes in fetal echocardiography and dyslipidemias.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Cornell University Ithaca, NYBachelor of Science 1988 -1992
Medical School State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, NYDoctor of Medicine 1992 -1996
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Frederick B. Wilkes Pediatric Award 1999
Award for Excellence of Women in Medicine1999
Sidney F. Farber Award for Excellence in Research1993

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society of Echocardiography2000 - 2009
MemberAmerican College of Cardiology1999 - 2009
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1996 - 2009
Other, Clauss, S., Wai, K., Kavey, R., Kuehl, K. (2009), Journal of Pediatrics , Ezetimibe in the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Hypercholesterolemia, 154, 869-872.

Journal Article, Melissa Merideth, Leslie Gordon, Sarah Clauss, Vandana Sachdev, Ann Smith, Monique B. Perry, Carmen Brewer, Christopher Zalewski, Jeff Kim, Beth Solomon, Brian P. Brooks, Lynn H. Gerber, Maria Turn (2008), The Comprehensive Phenotype of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, New England Journal of Medicine, 358, 6, 592-604.

Journal Article, Clauss, S.B., Walker, D.L., Kirby, M.L., Schimel, D., Lo, C.W. (2006), Patterning of Coronary Arteries in Wildtype and Connexin43 Knockout Mice, Developmental Dynamics, 2786-2794.

Journal Article, Clauss, S., Holmes, K.W., Hopkins, P., Stein, E., Cho, M., Tate, A., Johnson-Levonas, A., Kwiterovich, P. (2005), Efficacy and Safety of Lovastian Therapy in Adolescent Girls with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Pediatrics, 116, 3, 682-688.

Other, Catttaneo, S., Bethea, B., Alejo, D., Spevak, P., Clauss, S., Dietz H., Gott, V., Cameron, D. (2004), Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Surgery for Aortic Root Aneurysm in Children: a 21- Year Experience in 50 Patients, 77, 1, 168-176.

Journal Article, Clauss, S. and Kwiterovich, P. (2003), Genetic Disorders of Lipoprotein Transport, Progress In Pediatric Cardiology, 17, 123-133.

Journal Article, Clauss, S., Manco-Johnson, M., Takemoto, C., Spevak, P. (2003), Primary Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and Cardiac Involvement in a Child, Pediatric Cardiology, 24, 3, 292-294.

Journal Article, Clauss, S. and Kwiterovich, P. (2002), The Long Term Safety and Efficacy of a Low Fat Diet in Children with Elevated Low Density Lipoprotein, Minerva Pediatrica, 54, 4, 305-313.

Book Chapter, Kwiterovich, P., Clauss, S., McCrindle, B. , Pediatric Aspects of Dyslipidemia, In Kwiterovich, P., Clauss, S., McCrindle, B. , Johns Hopkins Textbook of Dyslipidemia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Book Chapter, Potiny, S., Clauss, S., Cardiovascular Disease Risk, In Potiny, S., Clauss, S., Handbook of Genomics and the Family: Psychosocial Context for Children and Adolescents, Springer.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Sarah Clauss, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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