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Peter R. Gaskin

Peter R. Gaskin M.B.B.S., D.C.H., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.C.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: 110 S. Paca St. (Paca-Pratt) 7th floor
Phone: (410) 328-4348
Fax: (410) 328-8670

Personal History:


1988: University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, M.B.B.S


1988-1990: Internship, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, St. Michael, Barbados
1990-1993: Pediatric Residency, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, St. Michael, Barbados
1992: Advanced Diploma in Child Health (D.C.H.), University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
1994-1996: PL II, PL III, Pediatric Residency, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
1995-1996: Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
1996-1999: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
1999-2000: Interventional Catheterization Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


1997-present: American Board of Pediatrics - General Pediatrics 2002-present: American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology

Clinical Speciality:

General Pediatric Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Grants & Contracts:

1. Children's Miracle Network - 1997 (and further funding in 2000): Cardiovascular Effects of Modified Ultrafiltration in Congenital Heart Disease. Served as PI.

2. Children's Miracle Network 1999. Effects of Microgravity on Cardiac Protein Isoform Expression. Served as co-investigator.

3. Fund for Academic Excellence, Howard University, 2004. Improving Auscultation Skills in College of Medicine Students. Served as PI.

4. DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities Research Supplement, 2004. Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, College of Medicine, Howard University. Community Obesity Pilot Project, Served as PI.


J. Kim, P R Gaskin. Cardiovascular Auscultation Skills After Simulation of Heart Sounds. Abstract presented at Pediatrics academic Society Meeting, Denver, CO. April 2011.

Turan S, Turan OM, Maisel P, Gaskin P, Harman CR, Baschat AA. Three-dimensional sonography in the prenatal diagnosis of aortic arch abnormalities. J Clin Ultrasound. 2009 Jun;37(5):253-7.

Ho D, Xiao Y, Sen A, Cardarelli MG, Salim MA, Gaskin P, Straumanis JP, Vaidya V, Tumulty J, Simone S, Hu P, Seebode S, Kelemen MD. Development of an observational tool on computer use during rounds. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:971.

Onyekwere OC, Campbell A, Teshome M, Onyeagoro S, Sylvan C, Akintilo A, Hutchinson S, Ensing G, Gaskin P, Kato G, Rana S, Kwagyan J, Gordeuk V, Williams J, Castro O.Pulmonary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2007 Aug 7

Bushuev VI, Miasnikova GY, Sergueeva AI, Polyakova LA, Okhotin D, Gaskin PR, Debebe Z, Nekhai S, Castro OL, Prchal JT, Gordeuk VR. Endothelin-1, vascular endothelial growth factor and systolic pulmonary artery pressure in patients with Chuvash polycythemia. Haematologica. 2006 Jun;91(6):744-9.

L.J. Mirkinson, K. Ratnayaka, C.A. Sable, P.R.A. Gaskin. Carney Complex Presenting with Raynaudâ?Ts Phenomenon and Erythematous Macules of the Extremities. Pediatr Cardiol. 2006 Apr;27(2):297-300.

Erb TO, Craig DM, Gaskin P, Cheifetz, Bengur A, Sanders SP. Preload recruitable stroke volume in the right ventricle: simultaneous assessment using conductance catheter and sonomicrometry. Crit Care Med. 30 (11): 2601-3, 2002

Ungerleider RM; Johnston TA; O'Laughlin MP; Jaggers JJ; Gaskin PR. Intraoperative stents to rehabilitate severely stenotic pulmonary vessels. Ann Thorac Surg, 71(2):476-81, 2001.

Gaskin P, Owens S, Talner N, Sanders S, Li J. Clinical auscultation skills in pediatric residents. Pediatrics, 105(6):1184-7, 2000.

Gaskin P, O'Laughlin M. Shunt closure with Gianturco-Grifka device. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 48(4):368, 1999.

Gaskin P, Box J, Hasselblad V, Kanter R. Sinus P wave rates in children having congestive heart block. Pace, 22:877, 1999 (abst).

Gaskin PR, StJohn MA, Cave CT, Clarke H, Bayston R, Levett PN.Cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection due to Corynebacterium xerosis. Journal of Infection, 28:323-5, 1994.