41814-Markham, Larry

Larry W. Markham, MD

Phillip Murray Professor of Pediatric Cardiology

RR 127
Indianapolis, IN


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. In 2018, Dr. Markham came to Indiana University from Vanderbilt University where he was the Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Program. 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.” Another area of focus has been inherited conditions with aortic disease such as Marfan syndrome and Loeys Dietz syndrome. Dr. Markham  served as the site PI for the National Institutes of Health/NHLBI Pediatric Heart Network Marfan Trial and remains an active participant in multiple writing committees. Dr. Markham has mentored junior faculty members to publication and NIH funding.  In summary, Dr. Markham has demonstrated a record of expertise in the field of congenital and inherited cardiac care, experience with clinical research including multi-institutional clinical trials, and publication of results.

Titles & Appointments

  • Phillip Murray Professor of Pediatric Cardiology
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Education
    2006 MS University of Cincinnati
    2005 FEL Pediatric Cardiology Research Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    2004 FEL Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    2001 RES Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    1996 MD East Tennessee State University
    1992 BS Belmont University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American College of Cardiology
    Society for Pediatric Research
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine - Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Awards
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Desc: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Scope: National
    Date: 2000-01-01
    Org: Vanderbilt Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Desc: Outpatient Clinical Teacher of the Year
    Scope: Division

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