Medical School
Javeriana University School of Medicine, Bogotá, Colombia
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio


Rapid Growth of Left Atrial Thrombus in a Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipient. Qais Alloah, MD; Glenn Pelletier, MD, Adriana C. Prada-Ruiz, MD; Takeshi Tsuda, MD. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2021, ISSN 0003-4975,

Echocardiographic assessment of mechanical circulatory support and heart transplant. Prada-Ruiz AC, Baker-Smith C, Beaty C, Matoq A, Pelletier G, Pizarro C, et al.. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2020:101272.

Outcomes of Myocarditis in Patients with Normal Left Ventricular Systolic Function on Admission. Spencer B. Barfuss, Ryan Butts, Kenneth R. Knecht, Adriana Prada-Ruiz & Ashwin K. Lal .Pediatric Cardiology volume 40, pages1171–1174(2019)

Recognition and Management of Preclinical Cardiomyopathies in Children: Special Focus on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity. Takeshi Tsuda, MD, FAAP, FACC, Rami Kharouf, MD, FACC, Adriana C. Prada-Ruiz, MD, and Jeanne M. Baffa, MD . Journal of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 3(2): 63-79 (2019)

Characteristics of Clinically Diagnosed Pediatric Myocarditis in a Contemporary Multi-Center Cohort. Ryan J. Butts, Gerard J. Boyle, Shriprasad R. Deshpande, Katheryn Gambetta, Kenneth R. Knecht, Carolina A. Prada-Ruiz, Marc E. Richmond, Shawn C. West & Ashwin K. Lal. Pediatric Cardiology volume 38, pages1175–1182(2017)

Abstract 13130: The Fontan Immunophenotype and Post-Transplant Outcomes in Children: A Multi-Institutional Study. Benjamin S Mantell, Estela Azeka, Ryan S Cantor, Waldemar F Carlo, Maryanne Chrisant, John C Dykes, Timothy M Hoffman, James K Kirklin, Devin Koehl, Thomas J L’Ecuyer, Jennie M McAllister, Adriana C Prada-Ruiz, Marc E Richmond. Originally published 11 Nov 2019 Circulation. 2019;140:A13130

Abstract 10351: Association of Left Ventricular Strain and Graft Function Within the First Year Post Heart Transplantation in the Pediatric Population. Rukmini Komarlu , Rod Ghassemzadeh , Francine Erenberg, Lu Wang, Adriana Prada Ruiz, and Gerard Boyle. Originally published 5 Nov 2018. Circulation. 2018;138:A10351

Abstract 20342: Outcomes of Children Supported With the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device System: An Analysis of Pedimacs Registry. Christina J VanderPluym, Eric R Griffiths, Robert Niebler, A. Carolina Prada-Ruiz, Devin A Koehl, Ryan S Cantor, and Angela Lorts. Originally published 9 Jun 2018. Circulation. 2017;136:A20342

Abstract |The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Volume 35, ISSUE 4, SUPPLEMENT, S412, April 01, 2016.Pediatric Myocarditis: Variations in Immunotherapy and Impact on Outcomes. K. Gambetta, G.J. Boyle, R.J. Butts, K.R. Knecht, A.K. Lal, Y. Law, A. Prada-Ruiz, M.E. Richmond, S.C. West, S.R. Deshpande. DOI:

Abstract| The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Volume 35, ISSUE 4, SUPPLEMENT , S159, April 01, 2016. Readmission Following Acute Myocarditis in Pediatric Patients. K.R. Knecht, G. Boyle. R. Butts, S.R. Deshpande, K. Gambetta, A.K. Lal, M. Richmond, S.C. West, C. Prada-Ruiz. DOI:

Abstract| The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Volume 35, ISSUE 4, SUPPLEMENT , S157-S158, April 01, 2016. Risk Factors at Presentation Predict Outcomes of Pediatric Myocarditis: A Contemporary Multi-Center Cohort. S.C. West, G.J. Boyle, R.J. Butts, S.R. Deshpande, K. Gambetta, K.R. Knecht, A.K. Lal, Y. Law, A.C. Prada-Ruiz, M. Richmond. DOI:

Abstract | The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Volume 35, ISSUE 4, SUPPLEMENT , S411, April 01, 2016Pediatric Myocarditis in a Contemporary Multi-Center Cohort.R.J. Butts , G.J. Boyle, S. Deshpande, K. Gambetta, K. Knecht, C. Prada Ruiz, M. Richmond, S. West, A. Lal. DOI:

Abstracts: CLINICAL VIGNETTES – LIVER. Spur Cell Anemia as a Cause of Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia and Its Resolution After Liver Transplantation. Ruiz, Adriana Prada MD; Alkhouri, Naim MD; Hupertz, Vera MD; Eghtesad, Bijan MD; Radhakrishnan, Kdadakkal MD. American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2009 – Volume 104 – Issue – p S296 Editorial. Patarroyo, G. A. Prada-Ruiz. “Chest Pain.” Lake County Banner, December 2016.