Shobha S Natarajan

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Staff Pediatric Cardiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Co-Director, The Hypertension and Vascular Evaluation (HAVE) Program, A Joint Clinical Program between the Cardiac Center and the Division of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2200
Fax: 215-590-4620
Education:
BA (History)
Haverford College, 1990.
Post-Bacc (Pre-Medical)
Bryn Mawr College, 1994.
MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1999.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Natarajan is conducting non-invasive evaluation of ventricular and vascular function in congenital heart disease.

Selected Publications

Natarajan S, Glatz AC, Goldmuntz E, Cohen MS: Abnormal Aortic Wall Properties in Children with Isolated Bicuspid Aortic Valve. American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL November 2014.

Rychik J, Cohen D, Tran KM, Szwast A, Natarajan S, Johnson MP, Moldenhauer JS, Khalek N, Martinez-Poyer J, Flake AW, Hedrick HL, Adzick NS: The Role of Echocardiography in the Intraoperative Management of the Fetus Undergoing Myelomeningocele Repair. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy July 2014.

Bober C, Rossano J, Huante A, Lin K, Laney C, Crane M, Meyers K, Natarajan S: HAVE You Been Fully Evaluated? The Hypertension and Vascular Evaluation Program Detects Nocturnal and Masked Hypertension as well as Carotid Intimal Thickening in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Cardiology 2014 - 17th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, Orlando FL Feb 2014.

Schwartz Matthew C, Wellen Shari, Rome Jonathan J, Ravishankar Chitra, Natarajan Shobha: Chest pain with elevated troponin assay in adolescents. Cardiology in the young 23(3): 353-60, Jun 2013.

Schwartz MC, Wellen S, Rome JJ, Ravishankar C, Natarajan S: Chest Pain with Elevated Troponin Assay in Healthy Adolescents. Cardiology in the Young volume 23, issue 03, June 2013.

Cnota James F, Allen Kerstin R, Colan Steven, Covitz Wesley, Graham Eric M, Hehir David A, Levine Jami C, Margossian Renee, McCrindle Brian W, Minich L LuAnn, Natarajan Shobha, Richmond Marc E, Hsu Daphne T: Superior cavopulmonary anastomosis timing and outcomes in infants with single ventricle. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 145(5): 1288-96, May 2013.

Cnota JF, Allen KR, Colan S, Covitz W, Graham EM, Hehir DA, Levine JC, Margossian R, McCrindle BW, Minich LL, Natarajan S, Richmond ME, Hsu DT for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators : Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis Timing and Outcomes in Infants with Single Ventricle The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 145(5): 1288-96, May 2013.

Natarajan S, Szwast A, Tian Z, McCann M, Soffer D, Rychik J: Right Ventricular Mechanics in the Fetus with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography May 2013.

Natarajan Shobha, Szwast Anita, Tian Zhiyun, McCann Margaret, Soffer Debbra, Rychik Jack: Right ventricular mechanics in the fetus with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 26(5): 515-20, May 2013.

Rychik J, Zeng S, Bebbington M, Szwast A, Quartermain M, Natarajan S, Johnson M, Tian Z: Speckle-Tracking Derived Myocardial Tissue Deformation Imaging in Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome: Differences in Strain and Strain Rate Between Donor and Recipient Twins. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy May 2012.

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Last updated: 10/02/2014
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