Niti Dham, MD Cardiologist



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

  • MD, 2002
    St George's University
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Alexis's Story

"She likes to show off her scar and tell whoever listens that Children's National fixed her heart."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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

(2009) Haematologica

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

(2009) British Journal of Hematology

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

(2009) American Journal of Cardiology

American Society of Echocardiography Annual Scientific Sessions

(2009) Right Ventricular Strain in Children 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

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Jeanne Ricks' Story

Jeanne Ricks

Jeanne Ricks, BSN, MS, RN, NE-BC, Director of Outpatient Nursing and Ambulatory Services in Children's National's Heart Institute, said she was meant to be a nurse.

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