John Dykes ’05

A pediatric cardiologist specializing in pediatric heart failure and transplantation at Stanford University, John Dykes treats critically ill young patients, does groundbreaking research and participates in the education of medical trainees as a clinical assistant professor in pediatrics.

He has a long history of working to improve the health of those in need. While still a student at Auburn, Dykes provided primary care to medically underserved residents of Lee County as a volunteer with Mercy Medical Clinic.

His research interests include improving outcomes for children with advanced heart failure, including those who require ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation.