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Michel N. Ilbawi, MD

Michel N. Ilbawi, MD
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  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Medical or Graduate Education: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine - Doctorate of Medicine
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland - Thoracic Surgery
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital - Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Heart surgery, pediatric
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Single-Center Outcome Analysis Comparing Reintervention Rates of Surgical Arterioplasty With Stenting for Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in a Pediatric Population.
    Patel ND, Kenny D, Gonzalez I, Amin Z, Ilbawi MN, Hijazi ZM
    Pediatr Cardiol
    2013 Oct 6
  2. Fate of Ventricular and Valve Performance Following Early Bidirectional Glenn Procedure After Norwood Operation Controlled for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndome Anatomic Subtype.
    Polimenakos AC, Bokowski JW, Ghawi HS, El-Zein CF, Ilbawi MN
    Pediatr Cardiol
    2013 Oct 15
  3. Perventricular melody valve implantation in a 12 kg child.
    Holoshitz N, Ilbawi MN, Amin Z.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013
    2013 May 31. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25044. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Is additional pulsatile pulmonary blood flow beneficial to patients with bidirectional Glenn?
    Ferns SJ, El Zein C, Multani K, Sajan I, Subramanian S, Polimenakos AC, Ilbawi MN.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013
    2013 Feb
    145(2):451-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.11.027.
  5. Proximal sano anastomosis aneurysm due to degeneration of bovine pericardial patch.
    ElZein C, Subramanian S, Roberson D, Husayni T, Polimenakos A, Ilbawi M.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2012
    2012 Sep
    94(3):993-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.01.095.
  6. Tetralogy of Fallot With Atrioventricular Septal Defect: Surgical Strategies for Repair and Midterm Outcome of Pulmonary Valve-Sparing Approach.
    Gupta U, Polimenakos AC, El-Zein C, Ilbawi MN.
    Pediatr Cardiol. 2012
    2012 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Shunt reintervention and time-related events after Norwood operation: impact of shunt strategy.
    Polimenakos AC, Sathanandam SK, Blair C, El Zein CF, Husayni TS, Ilbawi MN.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2012
    2012 Nov
    94(5):1551-61. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.04.036. Epub 2012 Jul 6.
  8. Coronary Artery-to-Pulmonary Artery Fistula in a Case of Pulmonary Atresia With Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Sathanandam SK, Loomba RS, Ilbawi MN, Van Bergen AH.
    Pediatr Cardiol.
    2011 Oct
  9. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Aortic Atresia-Mitral Stenosis Variant: Role of Myocardial Protection Strategy and Impact of Ventriculo-coronary Connections After Stage I Palliation.
    Polimenakos AC, Sathanandam SK, Husayni TS, El Zein CF, Roberson DA, Ilbawi MN.
    Pediatr Cardiol.
    2011 Oct
  10. Post-cardiotomy extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in neonates with complex single ventricle: analysis of outcomes.
    Polimenakos AC, Wojtyla P, Smith PJ, Rizzo V, Nater M, El Zein CF, Ilbawi MN.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.
    2011 Apr 18
  11. Selective tricuspidization and aortic cusp extension valvuloplasty: outcome analysis in infants and children
    Polimenakos AC, Sathanandam S, Blair C, Elzein C, Roberson D, Ilbawi MN
    Ann Thorac Surg
    2010 Sep
    90(3):839-46; discussion 846-7
  12. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: feasibility study for patients undergoing completion fontan at or prior to two years of age
    Sathanandam S, Polimenakos AC, Blair C, El Zein C, Ilbawi MN
    Ann Thorac Surg
    2010 Sep
    90(3):821-8; discussion 828-9
  13. Mitral stenosis and aortic atresia in hypoplastic left heart syndrome: survival analysis after stage I palliation
    Sathanandam SK, Polimenakos AC, Roberson DA, elZein CF, Van Bergen A, Husayni TS, Ilbawi MN
    Ann Thorac Surg
    2010 Nov
    90(5):1599-607; discussion 1607-8
  14. Ventriculocoronary artery connections with the hypoplastic left heart: a 4-year prospective study: incidence, echocardiographic and clinical features
    Sathanandam S, Cui W, Nguyen NV, Husayni TS, Van Bergen AH, Sajan I, El-Zein C, Polimenakos A, Ilbawi MN, Roberson DA
    Pediatr Cardiol
    2010 Nov
  15. Aortic cusp extension valvuloplasty with or without tricuspidization in children and adolescents: long-term results and freedom from aortic valve replacement
    Polimenakos AC, Sathanandam S, Elzein C, Barth MJ, Higgins RS, Ilbawi MN
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
    2010 Apr
    139(4):933-41; discussion 941
  16. Surgical repair of anomalous coronary arteries arising from the opposite sinus of Valsalva in infants and children
    elZein C, Hanhan Z, Massad M, Barth MJ, Muangmingsuk S, Geha A, Polimenakos A, Ilbawi M
    J Card Surg
    2009 Jul-Aug
  17. Transcription repression and blocks in cell cycle progression in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Gambetta K, Al-Ahdab MK, Ilbawi MN, Hassaniya N, Gupta M
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol
    2008 May
  18. Recent advances in neonatal cardiac surgery
    el-Zein C, Ilbawi MN
    World J Surg
    2008 Mar

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