Rae-Ellen Kavey, M.D., M.P.H.

Rae-Ellen Kavey, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 631
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 442-0104
Office: (585) 275-6096

Research Bio

Research Interest:

1. Prevention of atherosclerotic disease beginning in childhood by identification and treatment of risk factors.

2. Practiced-based research in pediatric cardiology using diagnosis-specific protocols.

3. Exercise testing in congenital heart disease.

4. Late follow-up after surgery for congenital heart disease.

Awards & Honors (National)

Inaugural Fellow of the American Heart Association | American Heart Association 2003
American Heart Association, National Board of Directors | American Heart Association 2001 - 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha, National Board of Directors, President, 2005-present | Alpha Omega Alpha 1998 - Present
The Best Doctors in America 1996 - 2009

Awards & Honors (Local)

Award of Merit | National Institutes of Health 2009
Award of Merit | National Institutes of Health 2008
American Heart Association, Lifetime Achievement Award | Upstate NY 1998
Woman of Distinction award | American Medical Women's Association 1996
Alpha Omega Alpha 1971
University Scholar, J. W. McConnell Scholar | McGill University

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 83 available »

Pratt RE, Kavey RE, Quinzi D. "Combined dyslipidemia in obese children: response to a focused lifestyle approach." Journal of clinical lipidology.. 2014 8(2):181-6. Epub 2014 Jan 19.
2013 Oct
Kavey RE. "Left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive children and adolescents: predictors and prevalence." Current hypertension reports. 2013 Oct; 15(5):453-7.
2013 Jul
Swartz MF, Morrow D, Atallah-Yunes N, Cholette JM, Gensini F, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM. "Hypertensive changes within the aortic arch of infants and children with isolated coarctation." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2013 Jul; 96(1):190-5. Epub 2013 May 31.
2013 Apr
Hall AC, Miga DE, Leonard GT, Wang H, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM. "Percutaneous balloon dilation of Carpentier-Edwards porcine-valved right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduits." Pediatric cardiology. 2013 Apr; 34(4):978-83. Epub 2012 Dec 11.
2013 Apr
McCrindle BW, Kwiterovich PO, McBride PE, Daniels SR, Kavey RE. "Author's response. Universal lipid screening: in response to ongoing debate." Pediatrics.. 2013 Apr; 131(4):e1387-8.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics


M.P.H., | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1997
M.D., | SUNY Downstate Medical Center1972
B.Sc., | McGill University, Faculty of Science1968
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Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research at Babies Hospital07/01/1976 - 06/30/1977
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Montreal s Children s Hospital07/01/1974 - 06/30/1976
Residency in Pediatrics at New York Hospital07/01/1973 - 06/30/1974
Internship in Pediatrics at New York Hospital07/01/1972 - 06/30/1973