Lara Mamikonian, MD



American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine



Medical School:

University of Rochester School of Medicine


University of Rochester School of Medicine


Duke University Medical Center


Dr. Mamikonian has a diverse background, having lived overseas and traveled frequently as a child. From her family background and undergraduate studies, she is fluent in French and has a strong command of Russian.

Clinical Interests:

  • Respiratory failure
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Post-operative cardiac care
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)



  • Hemolysis-associated acute kidney injury in infants and children following cardiopulmonary bypass

Honors and Awards:

  • Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • University of Rochester Pediatrics Residency, Distinction in Research  


Mamikonian LS, Mamo LB, Smith PB, Koo J, Lodge AJ, Turi JL. Cardiopulmonary bypass is associated with hemolysis and acute kidney injury in neonates, infants, and children. Ped Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3): e111-119. Cholette JM, Mamikonian L, Alfieris GM, Blumberg N, Lerner NB. Aspirin resistance following pediatric cardiac surgery. Thrombosis Research. 126(3): 200-206, 2010.

Contact Info:

(757) 668-7331



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