Gerald R. Marx, MD
Gerald R. Marx, MD is a cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and is internationally recognized for his contributions to patient care and medical education. A devoted physician, he cares for children with the most complicated heart defects. He is the author of over 180 peer-reviewed publications, chapters of books, reviews and editorials. As teacher, he has lectured nationally and internationally, and has taught generations of cardiology fellows the art and science of echocardiography. Dr. Marx is especially renowned as a pioneer in 3-D imaging of congenital heart disease. Marx has also been a tireless volunteer for the American Heart Association (AHA). The AHA gave him the Paul Dudley White Award at the 2012 Boston Heart Ball. Named in honor of one of Boston’s most revered cardiologists and a founding father of the American Heart Association, it is the most prestigious tribute given by the AHA’s Founders Affiliate and is bestowed annually on a Massachusetts medical volunteer.