Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Research Track Program, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC

BA - Seven year accelerated combined BA/MD program  - BA in Religion and Psychology, Cum Laude, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Residency

Resident, Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Advanced Fellow, Non-invasive Imaging and Clinical Research, Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA

Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Books

Bhatt SM and Donofrio M. Fetal Echocardiography to plan Postnatal Management in fetuses with Congenital Heart Disease. In: Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulik D, editor, 3rd Ed. Springer [In submission]

Posters and Presentations

2019

Bhatt SM, O’Byrne ML, McBride M, Paridon SM, Goldmuntz E, Mercer-Rosa L, Chronotropic Response and Pulmonary Function are Associated with Exercise Performance in Children and Adolescents with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Independent of Cardiac Function. [In submission]

Narayan HK, Putt M, Kosaraju N, Paz A, Bhatt S, Plappert T, Mercer-Rosa L, Armenian SH, Desai A, Womer RB, Ky B. Dexrazoxane Preferentially Mitigates Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity in Female Children with Sarcoma. Open Heart. 2019;

Bhatt SM, Wang Y, Elci OU, Goldmuntz E, McBride M, Paridon S and Mercer-Rosa L. Right Ventricular Contractile Reserve Is Impaired in Children and Adolescents With Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: An Exercise Strain Imaging Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019;32:135-144.

Bhatt SM, Elci OU, Wang Y, Goldmuntz E, McBride M, Paridon S and Mercer-Rosa L. Determinants of Exercise Performance in Children and Adolescents with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Using Stress Echocardiography. Pediatr Cardiol. 2019;40:71-78.

2017

Bhatt SM, Goldmuntz E, Cassedy A, Marino B, Mercer-Rosa L. Quality of Life is Diminished in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot with Mild Residual Disease: A Comparison of Tetralogy of Fallot and Isolated Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 38(8):1645-1653.

2016

Bhatt SM, Giglia TM, Gleason MM, Banerjee A. Pseudoaneurysm of the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa in a healthy child. J Echocardiography. Jul 2016

2015

DiLorenzo MP*, Bhatt SM*, Mercer-Rosa L. How best to assess right ventricular function by echocardiography. Cardiol Young. 25(8):1473-81, Dec 2015 [*co-first authors] 

Awards and Honors

2016, American College of Cardiology George L. Smith, Jr. and Nancy Doyle Smith Travel Award

2010, Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, The George Washington School of Medicine

2009-2010, George Washington University Hospital Women’s Board Scholarship Award

2009-2010, George Washington University Hospital Women’s Board Scholarship Award

2009, Goddard Award for highest scholastic achievement in Medical Pharmacology

2007-2010, George Washington Columbian Women Scholarship Award

2006-2010, William Beaumont Medical Research Honor Society

2007-2008, Eleanor Van Horn Burda Medical Scholarship Award

2007, Dr. Harvey Ammerman Medical Student Scholarship

2007, W.T Gill Jr. Medical Research Fellowship Recipient

2003-2006, GW Columbian College Honors Student and Dean’s List Scholar

2003, George Washington Living and Learning Community Service Award

2003, Rotary International and Gift of Life International Humanitarian Award

2003, New Jersey State Senate Citation of Commendation and Praise for work with Gift of Life International and community service

2003, NJ State Legislature Resolution recognizing New Jersey Prudential Spirit of Community Honoree for community service

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies

  • 2017-present, Fetal Heart Society, Membership Committee
  • 2013- present, American Heart Association
  • 2013-present, American College of Cardiology
  • 2013-present, American Society of Echocardiography

Academic and Institutional Committees

  • 2018-present, Director of Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging Quality Improvement Children’s National Medical Center
  • 2018-present, Children’s National Medical Center Quality and Safety Academy
  • 2018-present, Single Ventricle Monitoring Program, Children’s National Medical Center
  • 2018-present, Fontan Program Development Committee, Children’s National Medical Center
  • 2018-2018, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Clinical Quality Improvement Leadership Course
  • 2016-2018, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Echo Lab Quality Improvement Core
  • 2016-2018, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Echo Lab Research Core