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Mark D. Reller M.D.

    • Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology School of Medicine
    • Elizabeth N. Gray Professor of Pediatric Cardiology Pediatrics School of Medicine

Dr. Mark Reller has been a member of the OHSU Doernbecher Pediatric Cardiology faculty for 32 years. For 17 of those years, he was the division head and program director. His current administrative role is that of medical director of the ambulatory and outreach clinics. Dr. Reller continues to see cardiac patients in the outpatient setting. He enjoys attending outreach clinics where he sees patients and their families throughout the state providing care in their local communities. Dr. Reller also enjoys his numerous teaching responsibilities of our medical students, pediatric residents, and pediatric cardiology fellows.

In his spare time, Dr. Reller enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing, bird-watching, traveling, sailing, watching movies, and book reading (and is an avid member of a book club!). He has one grown son who is currently a 3rd year dental student.


  • B.A., Wittenberg University 1973
  • M.D., University of Cincinnati 1977
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital/University of Cincinnati, 1980
  • Fellowship:

    • Neonatology/pediatric cardiology, University of Cincinnati, 1984
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Pediatrics, 1982

Memberships and associations

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology


  • "Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular malformations in Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-2003" American Journal of Epidemiology April 2009
  • "Population-Based Perspective of Long-Term Outcomes After Surgical Repair of Partial Atrioventricular Septal Defect" Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 2007
  • "Tricuspid regurgitation in newborn infants with respiratory distress" Journal of Pediatrics  1987
  • "Accuracy of Plasma B-Type Natriuretic Peptide to Diagnose Significant Cardiovascular Disease in Children. The Better Not Pout Children! Study" Journal of the American College of Cardiology October 6 2009
  • "Predicting outcome after listing for heart transplantation in children" Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation  1997
  • "Water balance in very low-birth-weight infants" Journal of Pediatrics  1982
  • "Gestational age- and growth-related alterations in fetal right and left ventricular diastolic filling patterns" American Journal of Cardiology  1997
  • "Impact of educational video on critical congenital heart disease screening" Clinical Pediatrics  2014
  • "Normal aortic root dimensions in premature infants" Journal of Clinical Ultrasound  1983
  • "Turner syndrome is an independent risk factor for aortic dilation in the young" Pediatrics June 2008
  • "Duration of ventricular ejection during spontaneous breathing and positive pressure ventilation in newborn infants" Neonatology  1986
  • "Gestational calcium supplementation and blood pressure in the offspring" American Journal of Hypertension October 1 2003
  • "Right ventricular systolic pressure load alters myocyte maturation in fetal sheep" American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology  2000
  • "Reply" Journal of Pediatrics  1983
  • "Incidence, concordance and outcome of fetuses referred for family history of congenital heart disease" Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography  1997
  • "Diagnosis of coronary artery dehiscence and pseudoaneurysm formation in postoperative Marfan patient by color flow Doppler echocardiography" Journal of Clinical Ultrasound  1989
  • "Pediatric echocardiography" Journal of Pediatrics  1996
  • "Reply" Journal of the American College of Cardiology March 16 2010
  • "Nitric oxide is an important determinant of coronary flow at rest and during hypoxemic stress in fetal lambs" American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology  1995
  • "Recurrence of patency of the ductus arteriosus after surgical ligation in premature infants" Pediatrics  1984
  • "Coronary flow regulation in the fetal sheep" American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology November 1999
  • "Effect of atrial natriuretic peptide on vascular permeation in the ovine fetus" Pediatric Research  1994
  • "Efforts at cost containment of health-care for congenital heart disease patients in the Northwest" Progress in Pediatric Cardiology  1995
  • "Comparison of four Doppler echocardiographic methods for calculating pulmonary-to-systemic shunt flow ratios in patients with ventricular septal defect" American Journal of Cardiology March 15 1995
  • "Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in infants of diabetic mothers" American Journal of Perinatology  1988
  • "Prevalence of congenital heart defects in metropolitan Atlanta, 1998-2005" Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey March 2009
  • "The importance of nomenclature for congenital cardiac disease" Cardiology in the Young December 2008
  • "Reversible cardiomyopathy in an infant with unrecognized congenital adrenal hyperplasia" Journal of Pediatrics  1994
  • "Missense mutations in CRELD1 are associated with cardiac atrioventricular septal defects" American Journal of Human Genetics April 1 2003
  • "Right ventricular function in chronically anemic fetal lambs" American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology  1996

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