Avihu Z. Gazit

Avihu Z. Gazit, MD

Specializes In
  • Pediatric Critical Care
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

pediatric critical care, hemodynamic monitoring in critically ill children, mechanical circulatory support of children with acute decompensate heart failure.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital



Academic Title(s)

Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care
Director Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

Research Interests

Research interests include: translational research focusing on heart and blood pressure variability analysis that reflect autonomic nervous system dysfunction in the context of heart failure,. Also dynamic near infrared spectroscopy monitoring as an early predictor of inadequate oxygen delivery.

Publications & Research

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Residency (Research)

2001 Pediatrics, Bnai-zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel


2005 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine,Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis MO

Medical Degree

1997 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel


2007 Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO