MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Seth G.S. Medical College , 2002 , Mumbai , India

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research , 2007 , Chandigarh , India

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Children's National Medical Center , 2011 , Washington , DC

Fellowship

Cardiology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2015 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Senior, Cardiac Imaging
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2016 , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Sunil Ghelani, MD, is a staff cardiologist and an instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He is a part of the Division of Cardiac Imaging and is involved in echocardiography and cardiac MRI. His research interests include assessment of ventricular function and using cardiac imaging and circulating biomarkers for risk stratification and outcome prediction of patients with complex congenital heart diseases.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Ghelani SJ, Colan SD, Azcue N, Keenan EM, Harrild DM, Powell AJ, Geva T, Rathod RH. Impact of Ventricular Morphology on Fiber Stress and Strain in Fontan Patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Jul; 11(7):e006738. View abstract
  2. Wamala I, Saeed M, Ghelani SJ, Gauvreau K, Hammer PE, Vasilyev NV, Del Nido PJ. A leaflet plication clip is an effective surgical template for mitral valve foldoplasty. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 01; 53(5):939-944. View abstract
  3. Kuebler JD, Ghelani S, Williams DM, Nathan M, Marx G, Colan SD, Harrild DM. Normal Values and Growth-Related Changes of Left Ventricular Volumes, Stress, and Strain in Healthy Children Measured by 3-Dimensional Echocardiography. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 15; 122(2):331-339. View abstract
  4. Ghelani SJ, Brown DW, Kuebler JD, Perrin D, Shakti D, Williams DN, Marx GR, Colan SD, Geva T, Harrild DM. Left Atrial Volumes and Strain in Healthy Children Measured by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: Normal Values and Maturational Changes. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 Feb; 31(2):187-193.e1. View abstract
  5. Fang ZA, Ghelani SJ, Koutsogiannaki S, DiNardo JA, Yuki K. Validation of a Mathematical Model of Bidirectional Glenn Circulation With Aortopulmonary Collaterals and the Implications for QP/QS Calculation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 02; 32(1):395-401. View abstract
  6. Jolley MA, Ghelani SJ, Adar A, Harrild DM. Three-Dimensional Mitral Valve Morphology and Age-Related Trends in Children and Young Adults with Structurally Normal Hearts Using Transthoracic Echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Jun; 30(6):561-571. View abstract
  7. Tannous P, Ghelani SJ, Marshall AC, Porras D. Angiographically detectable Thebesian veins are a dynamic and reversible finding in the setting of congenital heart disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Jul; 12(4):467-474. View abstract
  8. Kwatra NS, Meany HJ, Ghelani SJ, Zahavi D, Pandya N, Majd M. Glomerular hyperfiltration in children with cancer: prevalence and a hypothesis. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Feb; 47(2):221-226. View abstract
  9. Ghelani SJ, Harrild DM, Gauvreau K, Geva T, Rathod RH. Echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging based strain analysis of functional single ventricles: a study of intra- and inter-modality reproducibility. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul; 32(7):1113-20. View abstract
  10. Ghelani SJ, Quinonez LG, Rathod RH. Prenatal Diagnosis and Management of Berry Syndrome, a Rare Conotruncal Anatomy. Circulation. 2015 Oct 20; 132(16):1593-4. View abstract
  11. Ghelani SJ, Harrild DM, Gauvreau K, Geva T, Rathod RH. Comparison Between Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Predicting Transplant-Free Survival After the Fontan Operation. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Oct 01; 116(7):1132-8. View abstract
  12. Ghelani SJ, Rathod RH. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: The consequences of bypassing the capillary bed. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep; 150(3):717-9. View abstract
  13. Spurney CF, McCaffrey FM, Cnaan A, Morgenroth LP, Ghelani SJ, Gordish-Dressman H, Arrieta A, Connolly AM, Lotze TE, McDonald CM, Leshner RT, Clemens PR. Feasibility and Reproducibility of Echocardiographic Measures in Children with Muscular Dystrophies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Aug; 28(8):999-1008. View abstract
  14. Ghelani SJ, Glatz AC, David S, Leahy R, Hirsch R, Armsby LB, Trucco SM, Holzer RJ, Bergersen L. Radiation dose benchmarks during cardiac catheterization for congenital heart disease in the United States. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep; 7(9):1060-9. View abstract
  15. Kwatra N, Shalaby-Rana E, Narayanan S, Mohan P, Ghelani S, Majd M. Phenobarbital-enhanced hepatobiliary scintigraphy in the diagnosis of biliary atresia: two decades of experience at a tertiary center. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Oct; 43(10):1365-75. View abstract
  16. Ghelani SJ, Kwatra NS, Spurney CF. Can Coronary Artery Involvement in Kawasaki Disease be Predicted? Diagnostics (Basel). 2013 Mar 26; 3(2):232-43. View abstract
  17. Ghelani SJ, Spurney CF, Martin GR, Cross RR. Impact of pharmacotherapy on interstage mortality and weight gain in children with single ventricle. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013 May-Jun; 8(3):219-27. View abstract
  18. Ghelani SJ, Spaeder MC, Pastor W, Spurney CF, Klugman D. Demographics, trends, and outcomes in pediatric acute myocarditis in the United States, 2006 to 2011. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Sep 01; 5(5):622-7. View abstract
  19. Ghelani SJ, Pastor W, Parikh K. Demographic and treatment variability of refractory kawasaki disease: a multicenter analysis from 2005 to 2009. Hosp Pediatr. 2012 Apr 01; 2(2):71-6. View abstract
  20. Ghelani SJ, Sable C, Wiedermann BL, Spurney CF. Increased incidence of incomplete Kawasaki disease at a pediatric hospital after publication of the 2004 American Heart Association guidelines. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Oct; 33(7):1097-103. View abstract
  21. Ghelani SJ, Singh S, Manojkumar R. QT interval dispersion in North Indian children with Kawasaki disease without overt coronary artery abnormalities. Rheumatol Int. 2011 Mar; 31(3):301-5. View abstract
  22. Ghelani SJ, Singh S, Manojkumar R. Endothelial dysfunction in a cohort of North Indian children with Kawasaki disease without overt coronary artery involvement. J Cardiol. 2009 Apr; 53(2):226-31. View abstract