Thomas R. Kimball MD

Thomas R. Kimball, MD

About Dr. Kimball

Dr. Thomas Kimball is the Director of the Heart Center and Division Chief of Cardiology at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. A native of Oakland, California, he received his undergraduate degree at Stanford University.

Dr. Kimball attended medical school at New York University followed by a pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He completed a cardiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and remained at that institution as an attending cardiologist for 34 years.

He is currently the Nelson K Ordway Professor of Pediatrics at the LSU Health Center.

He is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

His clinical interests include non-invasive cardiac imaging and pediatric coronary artery disease (Kawasaki Disease and congenital anomalies of the coronaries).

His research interests relate to the cardiovascular effects of obesity and decreasing patient lost to follow-up rates.

Personal Statement:
​​​​​​Dr. Kimball values the physician/patient relationship because it is career-defining to see his patients who were once critically ill babies develop into healthy husbands/wives, college graduates and elite athletes.

Little Something Extra:
He has run a marathon in every state with his favorites being Disney in Florida, Boston, New York, Deadwood in South Dakota and, of course, his very last one – Missoula, Montana!


Specialty 
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Office Information

Children's Hospital
Address
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Phone
504.896.9751
Fax
504.896.3952
Cardiology at Children's Hospital
Address
Cardiology Department,
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Phone
504.896.9751
Fax
504.896.3952
LSU Dept. of Cardiology
Address
200 Henry Clay Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Phone
504.896.2147
Fax
504.896.3952

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York University
  • Residency
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Sub Board
    American Board of Pediatrics