Sunil Ghelani MD

Sunil Ghelani, MD

Cardiologist

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-2079

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Imaging

Departments

  • Cardiology

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-2079

Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Seth G.S. Medical College,

Mumbai, India

Pediatric Residency

Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research,

Chandigarh, India

Pediatric Residency

Children's National Medical Center,

Washington, DC

Cardiology Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital ,

Boston, MA

Senior Fellowship in Cardiac Imaging

Boston Children's Hospital,

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.

Publications

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 1; 116(7):1132-8.
  4. Ghelani SJ, Rathod RH. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: The consequences of bypassing the capillary bed. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep; 150(3):717-9.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Ghelani SJ, Kwatra NS, Spurney CF. Can Coronary Artery Involvement in Kawasaki Disease be Predicted? Diagnostics (Basel). 2013; 3(2):232-43.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 1; 5(5):622-7.
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  12. 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 1; 2(2):71-6.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
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