Niti Dham, MD Cardiologist

Bio

Biography

Niti Dham, MD, joined the Division of Cardiology at Children's National Health System as a full-time attending in July 2009. She recently completed her non-invasive cardiac imaging fellowship at Children’s National. Prior to this, her cardiology fellowship included training at Children’s National, Columbia University, and Tulane University. She has experience in multiple forms of cardiac imaging including transthoracic, transesophageal, and fetal echocardiography. Her research interests involve evaluation of pulmonary hypertension with non-invasive cardiac modalities. Her clinical focus includes echocardiography, pulmonary hypertension, and heart failure.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, 2009
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, 2006
    Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital of New York Pres
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, 2005
    Tulane Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2005
    Maimonides Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2003
    Maimonides Medical Center
  • MD, 2002
    St George's University
  • BS, 1997
    Houston Baptist University
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Research & Publications

Research & Publications

American Society of Echocardiography Annual Scientific Sessions

(2009) Right Ventricular Strain in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

American Society of Hematology Annual Session

(2007) Prospective Evaluation of the Prevalence of Elevated Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity and Associated Clinical and Echocardiographic Factors in Children and Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease

American Society of Hematology Annual Session

(2008) Oxygen Desaturation at Rest and after Exercise in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Patients: Correlations with Hemolysis and Elevated Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocit

American Society of Hematology Annual Session

(2008) Elevated tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease: association with hemolysis and hemoglobin oxygen desaturation

American Thoracic Society Annual Session

(2009) Pulmonary Function in Children and Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease and Association with Inflammation

Elevated tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease association with hemolysis and hemoglobin oxygen desaturation

(2009) Haematologica

Prospective Echocardiography Assessment of Pulmonary Hypertension Volume Overload and Systolic and Diastolic Function in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

(2009) American Journal of Cardiology

Prospective evaluation of hemoglobin oxygen saturation at rest and after exercise in pediatric sickle cell disease patients

(2009) British Journal of Hematology

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