Ryan Leahy, MD, MA
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Pediatrics-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (2002)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, DePauw University (IN) (1997)
Internship:
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago (2003)
Residency:
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Pediatrics (2005)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Pediatric Cardiology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Recognition & Awards

  • Norton Children's Hospital Physician of the 1st and 2nd Quarter, Norton Children's Hospital (2012)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Wright State University (2002)
  • Edwin Roberts, MD Memorial Scholarship, Wright State University (2002)
  • Wright State University College of Medicine Scholarship, Wright State University (2000)
  • W.A and M.B Scholarship, Wright State University (1999)

Teaching

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (2019)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Publications

  • O'Callaghan B, Zablah J, Leahy R, Shorofsky M, Kay J, Morgan G. Contrast-free percutaneous pulmonary valve replacement: a safe approach for valve-in-valve procedures. Postepy Kardiol Interwencyjnej. 2021 Jun;17(2):200-209. PubMed PMID: 34400923
  • Zablah JE, Rodriguez SA, Leahy R, Morgan GJ. Implementation of virtual reality for patient distraction during diagnostic cardiac catheterisation. Cardiol Young. 2021 Jul 26;:1-5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34304747
  • Morgan GJ, Rodriguez SA, Leahy R, Randall J, Zablah JE. Baseline intracardiac echocardiography predicts haemodynamic changes and Doppler velocity patterns during follow-up after percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation. Cardiol Young. 2021 Jun 18;:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34140059
  • Persson J, Shorofsky M, Leahy R, Friesen R, Khanna A, Cole L, Kim JS. ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction due to Acute Thrombosis in an Adolescent With COVID-19. Pediatrics. 2021 Aug;148(2). PubMed PMID: 34035074
  • Zablah JE, Rodriguez SA, Leahy R, Morgan GJ. Novel Minimal Radiation Approach for Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr;42(4):926-933. PubMed PMID: 33590323
  • Morgan GJ, Rodriguez SA, Leahy R, Zablah JE. Coronary compression testing by balloon interrogation during pulmonary valve implantation: room for doubt?. Cardiol Young. 2021 Sep;31(9):1419-1425. PubMed PMID: 33563357
  • Leahy, R. New Murmur and a Rash in Challenging Cases in Pediatric Cardiology. W. Robert Morrow ed. AAP. ISBN: 978-58110-318-2. 2020.
  • Goldstein, BH, Bergersen L, Armstrong, AK, Boe, BA, El-Said, H, Porras, D, Shahanavaz, S, Leahy RA et al. Adverse Events, Radiation Exposure, and Reinterventions Following Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol 2020:75:363-76.
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Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member
  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Cardiology, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
  • Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, Specialized Training (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart and Circulation - Interventional Cardiology
Clinical Interests
Minimally invasive approach to treatment of complex congenital heart disease through catheter based therapies.

Care Philosophy
Candid and compassionate treatment of children and adults with congenital heart disease. Partnering with patients and families to develop an optimal treatment strategy for their complex medical needs.

Public Speaking
Yes
Interventional catheterization for pediatric and adult congenital heart disease.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (2002)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, DePauw University (IN) (1997)
Internships:
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago (2003)
Residency Programs:
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Pediatrics (2005)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Pediatric Cardiology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Cardiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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