Thomas J L'Ecuyer

Thomas J L'Ecuyer, MD

Cardiology: Pediatric
Call 434.924.0123
Primary Location:
Pediatric Cardiology

6th Floor

1204 W. Main St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Secondary Locations:
ABMS Certification:
Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology
Research Interests:

Outcomes after heart transplantation in children|Chemotherapy-induced cardiac disease in children

Clinical Practice:
Pericarditis- Pediatric, Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy- Pediatric, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Genetics, Heart Failure- Pediatric, Pulmonary Hypertension in Newborns (PPHN), Congenital Heart Defect Care, Heart Transplant- Pediatric, Pediatric Heart Conditions, Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension, Pediatric Transplant, Arterial Switch, Coarctation of the Aorta- Pediatrics, Double Aortic Arch, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome, Septal Defects, TAPVR, Tetralogy of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus

Division Head of Pediatric Cardiology


Thomas L’Ecuyer, MD, is a professor of pediatrics and division chief of pediatric cardiology at UVA. He specializes in heart failure and transplant, as well as caring for patients with cardiomyopathy and family history of cardiomyopathy (hypertrophic, dilated, and restrictive), patients with pulmonary hypertension, and infants with complex single ventricle conditions.

Dr. L’Ecuyer earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Missouri, and completed his residency training in pediatrics at UVA. He completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of Iowa, and served on the faculty there for several years. He then moved to Detroit, where he started as an assistant professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine and joined the Children’s Hospital of Michigan as an associate in cardiology. He became director of the heart failure/transplant program at the Children’s Hospital in 2005, and was promoted to associate professor of pediatrics at Wayne State in 2006. He joined UVA in 2012.

  • 2011 MetroParent Mom-approved Doctor
  • 2011 Detroit Super Doctors
  • 2000-2011 Festival of Trees Evergreen Endowment Research Award
  • 2003-2005 Leukemia-Research-Life Research Award
  • 2002-2004 Muscular Dystrophy Association Research Award
  • 2001, 2004 Wayne State University College Teaching Award
  • 2001 Muscular Dystrophy Association Research Award
  • 1993-1998 NIH Clinical Investigator Development Award
  • 1993-1995 Child Health Research Center Award
  • 1994 Housestaff Teaching Excellence Award
  • 1990 Young Investigator Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Cardiology Section
  • 1976 Ingo Walter Award, University of Missouri
University of Missouri
University of Virginia School of Medicine 1988
Universtiy of Iowa (Pediatric Cardiology)