Sumekala Nadaraj, MBBS, FAAP Sumekala Nadaraj, MBBS, FAAP, is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with special interests in fetal echocardiography and pediatric cardiology. Areas of Expertise: Epidemiology, Fetal echocardiography, Pediatric Cardiology Locations: Specialty Care, Pediatric Cardiology at Saint Peter's University Hospital; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; CHOP Care at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro Phone: 215-590-4040 Education and Training Medical SchoolMBBS - Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore, India InternshipSt. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center, Staten Island, NY ResidencySt. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center, Staten Island, NY FellowshipSchneider Children's Hospital, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY Board CertificationAmerican Board of Pediatrics Titles and Academic Titles Attending CardiologistAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services Cardiac CenterFetal Heart Program Publications Papers2007 Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Surgery for Congenital Heart Repair. Mol Med. Published online 2007 December 8. doi: 10.2119/2007-00086.Merchant, Nadaraj. Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.