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Raj Sahulee

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Cardiology
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Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

  • Complex Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease In Children And Adults
  • Pediatric Arrhythmias
  • Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
  • Pediatric Heart Failure
  • Pediatric Valvular Heart Disease

Education

  • DO, Midwestern University

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    St. Vincent's Hospital-Manhattan

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • Fellowship, Peds Cardiac Intensive Care
    Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Biography

    Dr. Sahulee is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine. He received his osteopathic medical degree from Midwestern University, his pediatric residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital-Manhattan, and his fellowships at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has joined us as a member of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and his clinical focus is based in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. He also provides cardiology consulting services to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the general inpatient service. Dr. Sahulee is particularly interested in improving the quality of care and the integration of services needed for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease before and after intervention or surgery. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sahulee has a significant interest in student, resident and fellow education, and is developing metrics to evaluate successful learning.

Awards

  • 2014 -
    Outstanding Investigator Award Finalist
    The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Cardiology

  • 2012 -
    1st Prize: Fellow Poster Contest
    Texas Pediatric Society Annual Meeting

  • 2012 -
    Best Research Presentation: Pediatric Fellowship Research Symposium
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • 2011 -
    Teaching Fellow of the Year
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Research

Along with his clinical practice, Dr. Sahulee’s research interests have involved investigating the outcomes for those with congenital and acquired heart disease, outcomes for those undergoing heart transplantation, incidence and risk factors for intensive care morbidities, and novel therapies for pediatric heart failure. In addition to his publications, he has presented his research at several regional, national, and international conferences.

Publications

Sahu R, Pannu H, Shete S, Yu R, Bricker J, Gupta-Malhotra M. Systemic hypertension requiring treatment in the neonatal intensive care unit. . J Pediatr 2013; 163(1): 84-88.

Sahu R, Balaguru D, Thapar V, Haque I, Peyton C, Bricker J. Conivaptan therapy in an infant with severe hyponatremia and congestive heart failure.. Tex Heart Inst J 2012; 39(5): 724-6.

Sahu R, Rao P. Transcatheter stent therapy in children: an update. . Pediat Therapeut 2012; S5(001).

Rafique M, Sahu R, Maposa D, Khan Q. Hyponatremia in pediatric cathlab patients. . Anesth Analg 2011; 112: S-341.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Sahulee did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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