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. The feasibility of mitral valve device foldoplasty: an in vivo study to evaluate durable retention. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 12. View abstract
  2. Accuracy of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Diagnosis of Pediatric Cardiac Masses: A Multicenter Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Aug 11. View abstract
  3. Importance of Preserved Tricuspid Valve Function for Effective Soft Robotic Augmentation of the Right Ventricle in Cases of Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2021 Jul 14. View abstract
  4. Impact of pulmonary valve replacement on left ventricular rotational mechanics in repaired tetralogy of Fallot. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2021 05 24; 23(1):61. View abstract
  5. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Gradient Is Associated With Coronary Artery Obstruction in Children With Williams-Beuren Syndrome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jan 04. View abstract
  6. Speckle tracking echocardiographically-based analysis of ventricular strain in children: an intervendor comparison. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2020 May 21; 18(1):15. View abstract
  7. Gastric emptying of milk in infants and children up to 5 years of age: normative data and influencing factors. Pediatr Radiol. 2020 05; 50(5):689-697. View abstract
  8. Normal Values for Left Ventricular Strain and Synchrony in Children Based on Speckle Tracking Echocardiography. Am J Cardiol. 2019 05 01; 123(9):1546-1554. View abstract
  9. Maldistribution of pulmonary blood flow in patients after the Fontan operation is associated with worse exercise capacity. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2018 12 17; 20(1):85. View abstract
  10. Characterization of Left Ventricular Dysfunction by Myocardial Strain in Critical Pulmonary Stenosis and Pulmonary Atresia After Neonatal Pulmonary Valve Balloon Dilation. Am J Cardiol. 2019 02 01; 123(3):454-459. View abstract
  11. Three-Dimensional Mitral Valve Morphology in Children and Young Adults With Marfan Syndrome. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 11; 31(11):1168-1177.e1. View abstract
  12. Impact of Ventricular Morphology on Fiber Stress and Strain in Fontan Patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 07; 11(7):e006738. View abstract
  13. A leaflet plication clip is an effective surgical template for mitral valve foldoplasty. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 05 01; 53(5):939-944. View abstract
  14. 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 07 15; 122(2):331-339. View abstract
  15. Left Atrial Volumes and Strain in Healthy Children Measured by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: Normal Values and Maturational Changes. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2018 02; 31(2):187-193.e1. View abstract
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Glomerular hyperfiltration in children with cancer: prevalence and a hypothesis. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Feb; 47(2):221-226. View abstract
  20. 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
  21. Prenatal Diagnosis and Management of Berry Syndrome, a Rare Conotruncal Anatomy. Circulation. 2015 Oct 20; 132(16):1593-4. View abstract
  22. 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
  23. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: The consequences of bypassing the capillary bed. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep; 150(3):717-9. View abstract
  24. Feasibility and Reproducibility of Echocardiographic Measures in Children with Muscular Dystrophies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Aug; 28(8):999-1008. View abstract
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Can Coronary Artery Involvement in Kawasaki Disease be Predicted? Diagnostics (Basel). 2013 Mar 26; 3(2):232-43. View abstract
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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