The Division of Cardiology is part of the Heart Institute at Rady Children's. We are the largest and most comprehensive pediatric cardiology program in San Diego, Imperial and Orange Counties, providing state-of-the-art, family-centered care to patients from fetal life through adulthood.Learn more about Patient Services
Welcome to the Division of Cardiology
Cardiology is a large Division with extensive expertise. We provide the full gamut of cardiovascular care for patients with congenital heart disease in Southern California, Hawaii, New Mexico, Mexico and the Pacific Rim islands. We also have a long history of educating successful pediatric cardiologists and pediatric interventional cardiologists, as well as a strong tradition of clinical and basic science research.Read more about our Research
Cardiology Division Highlights
First in San Diego to have a 3-D Heart Modeling Program
Has the only two ABIM-certified adult congenital heart disease specialists in San Diego, Imperial and Riverside counties.
One of the largest pediatric programs in the country for Kawasaki disease.
Outcomes among the best in the nation for catheter ablation of arrhythmias.
PDA Stenting for Neonates with Cyanotic Heart Disease and Ductal Dependent Pulmonary Blood Flow
Use of Plasma Metagenomic Next-generation Sequencing for Pathogen Identification in Pediatric Endocarditis
Electromagnetically Shielded, MRI-Compatible Medical Instruments
Pediatric Anthracycline Exposure May Be Associated with Late Alterations in Heart Size and Shape During Survivorship
One of the first pediatric centers in the country to participate in the Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve program, enabling patients to undergo minimally invasive heart valve replacement instead of open-heart surgery.
Education with the Division of Pediatric Cardiology
The Division provides a comprehensive accredited educational program for fellowship training in pediatric cardiology. Dr. David Werho is the Fellowship Program Director and Dr. Aamisha Gupta is the Associate Program Director. Fellows are offered clinical teaching and mentoring in all aspects of clinical cardiology: Outpatient care and evaluation, Inpatient and ICU care, Echocardiography, CT and MRI, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, Electrophysiology and Pacing, Exercise Physiology, and Clinical Research.About the Fellowship