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Larry W. Markham, MD, MS

Healthcare Provider
Pediatric Cardiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
RI 1134 PCRD
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Dr. Larry W. Markham, MD, MS, is currently serving as Professor of pediatric cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University in 1996 and completed his fellowship from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in pediatric cardiology in 2004. He is also serving as the Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Riley Hospital for Children. 

Dr. Larry Markham’s interests and investigations have been focused in congenital heart conditions, particularly adult congenital heart disease, transition of care, and inherited conditions with a cardiovascular phenotype. One particular area of focus has been exploring predictors of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy cardiomyopathy to understand the heart muscle disease progression and determine therapeutic options.

Dr. Markham served as a member of the National Institutes of Health/NINDS Cardiac Working group, co-chair of the 2014 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored Working Group on Contemporary Cardiac Issues in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and co-author of the 2017 American Heart Association Scientific Statement entitled “Management of Cardiac Involvement Associated With Neuromuscular Diseases.” 


Representative Publications:

Creation of a novel algorithm to identify patients with Becker and Duchenne muscular dystrophy within an administrative database and application of the algorithm to assess cardiovascular morbidity

Steroid therapy and cardiac function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Evaluation of post-contrast myocardial t1 in duchenne muscular dystrophy using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Depressed left ventricular contractile reserve diagnosed by dobutamine stress echocardiography in a patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy