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Anna Tsirka, MD

Pediatrics Department
Pediatric Cardiology Division
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
759 Chestnut St., S 3584
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Washington University
  • Neonatology Fellowship
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Pediatrics Residency
    SUNY Stony Brook, University Hospital
  • National Capodistrian Univ. of Athens, Medical School
Areas of Interest
  • Pediatric heart failure
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • CS Herrington, AE Tsirka: Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation- Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery- 2004 Winter;16(4):404-9.

  • A Tsirka, K Trinkaus, SC Chen, S Lipshultz, J Towbin, S Colan, V Exil, AW Strauss, CE Canter: Improved Outcomes of Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Utilization of Cardiac Transplantation- J Amer Coll Card- 2004 Jul 21; 44 (2): 391-397.

  • AE Tsirka, EM. Gruetzmacher, SU Devaskar, RH Lane:  Decreased Myocardial Gene Expression of Glucose Transporter 1 (GLUT1) and Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) in Adult Intrauterine Growth Retarded (IUGR) Rat; J Endocrinol- 2001 May; 169(2): 373- 380.

  • JH Rogers, A Tsirka, A Kovacs, KJ Blumer, GW Dorn II, AJ Muslin: RGS4 reduces the contractile dysfunction and hypertrophic gene induction in G alpha q overexpressing mice; J. Mol Cell Cardiol- 2001Feb; 33(2): 209- 218.

  • Gomez J, Herrington CS, Sweeney M, Tsirka AE: Initial experience with nesiritide in the postoperative card of critically ill infants with congenital heart disease - Poster session at the meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, 2005.