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Seth Lapuk, MD

Director, School of Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BS, University of Connecticut, 1983
MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1988
Pediatrics, Stanford Hospital, 1988-1991
Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s National Medical Center, 1991-1994

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Faculty Appointment

    Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Lapuk is the medical director of the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute School of Cardiac Ultrasound of Connecticut at Saint Francis Hospital. He is the president of the North Central Connecticut Chapter of the American Heart Association, and an invited lecturer and presenter at national annual meetings and conferences.

    Selected Publications

    • Dongnan Truong, MD, Thomas Fitzgeralt, BS, Seth Lapuk, MD, William Curry, RRT and V. Ramesh Iyer, MD. Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Interference by Laser Tag, Abstract Presentation Heart Rhythm 30th Annual Scientific Sessions, May, 2009.

    • Corow C, Lapuk S, Mazzarella K, Sable A, Eisenfeld L. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Factors Influencing Therapeutic Choice. Connecticut Medicine, April 2001, 65(4): 195-203.

    • Lapuk S, Diana, D. Book Review: Heart Disease in Persons with Down Syndrome, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, May 1997, Vol. 39, No. 5.

    • Benaron DA, Yorgin PD, Lapuk S, Gibson R Dennery PA. Alkalemia in a Newborn Infant. Journal of Pediatrics, March 1992, 120(3): 489-94.

      • Lapuk S, Woodbury DF. Volkmann’s Ischemic Contracture: A Case Study. Orthopaedic Review, June 1988, 17(6): 618-624.

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