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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, 2011
    Emory University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Intensive Care, 2011
    Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2007
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • MS, 2004
    University of Iowa School of Medicine
  • MPH, 2002
    University of Maryland
  • MD, 1998
    Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
  • MS, 1992
    University of Bombay (aka University of Mumbai )

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

National Provider ID: 1679781504


Shriprasad Deshpande, M.B.B.S., M.S., is the director of the Advanced Cardiac Therapies and Heart Transplant Program at Children’s National Hospital. Dr. Deshpande, an intensivist and heart failure and transplant cardiologist, works within the Children's National Heart Institute (the Division of Cardiology and the Division of Cardiac Intensive Care) to guide the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric heart failure. Dr. Deshpande has published more than 70 studies and abstracts and oversees the clinical practice models, subspecialty clinics and academic research efforts at Children’s National.

Dr. Deshpande currently serves as the vice president of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Society (PHTS) and will be the president of the society thereafter. He is the Chair for the Database Committee and the Communications Committee and serves on the Steering Committee. He also serves as the chair of the scientific committee at the nonprofit Enduring Hearts and is on the American Heart Association’s Strategically Focused Research Network committee.