Kenneth Murdison

Division Chief

Kenneth Murdison

Division Chief


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Cardiology


Pediatric Cardiologist with 36 years of experience in academic medical center programs. Expert in the use of echocardiography and cardiac catheterization in the diagnosis and management of complex congenital cardiac defects, and outpatient care of children and adolescents with congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases.

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  • (706) 721-3838
  • BA 8312


  • MD, Medicine Queen's University at Kingston, 1984

  • BS, Biochemistry Queen's University at Kingston, 1980


  • Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology No. 00974 2005

  • Certification in Pediatric Cardiology Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada), 1990

  • Certification in Pediatrics Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada), 1988

  • PHY State of GA, 1993

  • Physician State of GA, 1993

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Exemplary Teaching Award for Medical Student Education Georgia Health Sciences University, Medical College of Georgia, 2010

  • 2009 Exemplary Teaching Award for Medical Student Education The Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, 2008

  • American Heart Association Research Fellowship Award American Heart Association - Philadelphia Chapter, 1989

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PEDS 5005

    Pediatric Cardiology Extn.
  • RPED 5001

    Pediatrics Cardiology

Teaching Interests

Clinical cardiac examination techniques and findings.
Echocardiography as a tool in assessment and follow-up of CHD, and guidance for interventional procedures.
Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization techniques and procedures.
Cardiac embryology as a basis of understanding the anatomy of congenital cardiac defects.


Selected Recent Publications

  • A peculiar case of myocarditis in an adolescent., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Full monosomy 21: Echocardiographic findings in the third molecularly confirmed case, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A case of hybrid closure of a muscular ventricular septal defect: anatomical complexity and surgical management., 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Stress reduces diastolic function in youth, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Full Monosomy 21: Echocardiographic Findings in the Third Molecularly Confirmed Case, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Outcomes from medical, interventional or surgical management of CHD.

Professional Service

  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions 2004 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American College of Cardiology 1993 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) 1989 - 2010

    Role: Other