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Alexia B. Santos, MD
|Medical University of South Carolina||fellowship||Pediatric Cardiac Imaging||2007|
|Columbus Children's Hospital - Heart Center||fellowship||Pediatric Cardiology||2006|
|UIC School of Public Health||other||Master of Public Health||2002|
|University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center||residency||Pediatrics||2002|
|University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center||internship||Pediatrics||2000|
|Universidad Francisco Marroquin-Guatemala||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1998|
Dr. Santos is involved in the use of cardiovascular noninvasive imaging modalities such as echocardiography, with the purpose of making an accurate cardiac diagnosis and to develop and assess new therapies. Her research interests include fetal echocardiography, 3 dimensional echocardiography, and the evaluation of ventricular function. Additionally, Dr. Santos is an active participant in Heart Care International, a non-profit organization that provides open-heart surgery for poor children and young adults in developing countries.
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member|
|American College of Cardiology||Member|
|American Heart Association||Member|
|American Society of Echocardiography||Member|
|Heart Care International||Member|
Morris S, Choi G, Santos A, Lantin-Hermoso R, Xie M, Wu J, Doucet J, Ge S. Comparison of 2D Qualitative and 3D Quantitative Echocardiographic Methods in Evaluation of Cardiac Function in Children with Single Ventricle Defects. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 22(5):607, 2009.