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Santosh Uppu

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Cardiology
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  • Pediatric Cardiology

  • American Board of Pediatrics

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Pediatric/Congenital Cardiac MRI


  • MBBS, Andhra Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Med./Peds.
    Albert Einstein Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology
    Arkansas Childrens Hospital


    Dr. Uppu completed his residency in internal-medicine and pediatrics from Albert Einstein medical center, Philadelphia, and his cardiology fellowship from Arkansas Children’s Hospital in 2012.  Dr. Uppu was recruited to our lab after excelling in his fourth year advanced fellowship in advanced multimodality imaging at the Mount Sinai Hospital (2012-2013). He is proficient in all imaging modalities including echocardiography, fetal cardiology and has a special expertise in cardiac MRI. He is actively involved in education and his research interests are in imaging outcomes and congenital cardiac MRI. 


Cardiac MRI and echocardiographic strain imaging


Egbe A, Uppu S, Stroustrup A, Lee S, Ho D, Srivastava S. Temporal Variation of Birth Prevalence of Congenital Heart Disease in the United States.. Congenit Heart Dis 2014 February;.

Egbe A, Uppu S, Stroustrup A, Lee S, Ho D, Srivastava S. Incidences and Sociodemographics of Specific Congenital Heart Diseases in the United States of America: An Evaluation of Hospital Discharge Diagnoses.. Pediatr Cardiol 2014 February;.

Uppu S, Sachdeva R, Imamura M. Idiopathic giant right atrial aneurysm.. Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2013 January; 6(1): 68-70.

Uppu S, Goyal S, Gossett J, Yan K, Dao D, Fontenot E, Imamura M, Gupta P. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children with heart disease and genetic syndromes.. ASAIO J 2013 January-February; 59(1): 52-56.

Uppu S, Dyamenahalli U, Sachdeva R, Imamura M, Morrow W, Gossett J, Swearingen C, Vyas H. Conal septal morphometrics can identify higher risk neonates with tetralogy of Fallot.. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2013 February; 26(2): 200-7.

McDonald R, Dodgen A, Goyal S, Gossett J, Shinkawa T, Uppu S, Blanco C, Garcia X, Bhutta A, Imamura M, Gupta P. Impact of 22q11.2 deletion on the postoperative course of children after cardiac surgery.. Pediatr Cardiol 2013 February; 34(2): 341-347.

Uppu S, Shinkawa T, Imamura M. Single institution experience with a right-sided interrupted aortic arch.. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2012 October; 15(4): 802-804.

Uppu S, Tuzcu V. Cryoablation of ventricular tachycardia arising from the left-coronary sinus cusp.. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 March; 34(3): 725-728.

Uppu S, Chandrasekaran S, Mallula K. Constrictive pericarditis in a patient with sinus venosus atrial septal defect and anomalous right upper pulmonary venous return.. Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2009 January; 2(1): 87-88.

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Dr. Uppu did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: 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.

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