SMDS and mental health: Dr. Katherine Cutitta

June 2022 – Dr. Katherine Cutitta is a pediatric psychologist from Baylor College or Medicne and the Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cutitta specializes in the treatment of cardiac related mental health concerns, including adjustment to disease, device, and/or surgery, cardiac specific anxiety or depression, and LVAD/ transplant evaluation. This presentation was designed for SMDS families, but families with children who have other genetic aortic disease (VEDS, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, Marfan syndrome) may benefit as well.