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Chitra Ravishankar, MD

Attending cardiologist

Staff cardiologist, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Phone 215-590-6067

Specialties and Services

Practice Locations

Education

University of Bombay, Bombay, India

Internship

Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay, India

Residency

Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay, India Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, England Schneider Children's Hospital, New Hyde Park, N.Y.

Fellowship

Cardiology, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, England Pediatric cardiology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y. Cardiac intensive care and thoracic organ transplantation, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric cardiology

Year Appointed

2003

Research Interests

Assessment of cardiac output after surgery for congenital heart disease
Mechanical circulatory support in children (ECMO and VAD)
Nutrition in children with heart defects
Evaluation of risk factors for heart transplantation in the current era

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For a second opinion, cardiac referral, or for more information.
267-426-9600

To schedule an outpatient appointment.
215-590-4040