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C. Todd Sower, MD

Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care


Education & Training




University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
BS 2008 Human Development and Family Studies
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
MD 2012 Medicine
Cincinnati Children's Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH
Residency 2015 General Pediatrics
CS Mott's Children's Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI
Fellowship 2018 Pediatric Cardiology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA
Fellowship Present Pediatric Critical Care



  • Campbell, M., X. Zhou, C. Han, H. Abrishami, G. Webster, C. Miyake, T. Sower, J. Anderson, T. Knilans, and R. Czosek. “Pilot Study Analyzing Automated ECG Screening of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.” Heart Rhythm 14.6 (2017): 848-852.
  • Lux, R., T. Sower, N. Allen, S. Etheridge, M. Tristani-Firouzi, and E. Saarel. “The Application of Root Mean Square Electrocardiography (RMS ECG) for the Detection of Acquired and Congenital Long QT Syndrome.” PLoS One 9.1 (2014): 1-9.
  • Hawkins, J., T. Sower, L. Lambert, P. Kouretas, P. Burch, A. Kaza, M. Puchalski, and A. Yetman. "Stentless Porcine Valves in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract: Improved Durability?" European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 35.4 (2009): 600-05.
  • Puchalski, M., R. Williams, B. Askovich, T. Sower, K. Hor, J. Su, N. Pack, E. Dibella, and W. Gottliebson. "Late Gadolinium Enhancement: Precursor to Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy?" The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 25.1 (2009): 57-63.
  • Arrington, C., T. Sower, N. Chuckwuk, J. Stevens, M. Leppert, A. Yetman, and N. Bowles. "Absence of TGFBR1 and TGFBR2 Mutations in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Aortic Dilation." The American Journal of Cardiology 102.5 (2008): 629-31.
  • Puchalski, M., B. Askovich, T. Sower, R. Williams, L. Minich, and L. Tani. "Pulmonary Regurgitation: Determining Severity by Echocardiography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging." Congenital Heart Disease 3.3 (2008): 168-75.
  • Askovich, B., J. Hawkins, T. Sower, L. Minich, L. Tani, G. Stoddard, and M. Puchalski. "Right Ventricle–to–Pulmonary Artery Conduit Longevity: Is It Related to Allograft Size?" The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 84.3 (2007): 907-12.



  • Sower, T., L. Retzloff, S. Yu, and A. Rocchini. “Secular Trends in Peak Oxygen Consumption and Obesity in Youth”. Accepted for oral presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference in Chicago, IL in September 2017.
  • Sower, T., S. Morris, and P. Shamszad. “DiGeorge Syndrome and Congenital Heart Disease: A Multi-Institutional Outcomes Analysis.” Poster presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference in San Diego, CA in October 2014.
  • Sower, T., P. Shamszad, R. Thomas, C. Castleberry, A. Lorts, J. Jefferies, I. Wilmot, J. Towbin, and C. Chin. “Cardiac Transplantation in Patients with Chromosomal Anomalies: A Multi-Institutional Outcomes Analysis.” Poster presented at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation meeting in San Diego, CA in April 2014.
  • Sower, T., N. Allen, R. Lux, M. Tristani, and E. Saarel. “Novel Indices of Ventricular Repolarization for the Detection of Long QT Syndrome.” Poster presented at the Medical Student Research Program Symposium in Park City, UT in September 2009.
  • Sower, T., S. Yabek, R. Shaddy, R. Williams, and E. Saarel. “Resolution of Complete Heart Block and Dilated Cardiomyopathy After CRT in Child with Congenital Heart Disease.” Poster presented at the Heart Rhythm Conference in Boston, MA in May 2009.
  • Pulver, A., T. Sower, and C. Cowley. “Stent Implantation for Treatment of Native and Recurrent Coarctation of the Aorta” Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Research Conference in Salt Lake City, UT in 2006.