Anitha Parthiban, MD, FASE, FACC, FAAP


School Education Degree Year
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2006
University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital residency Pediatrics 2000
University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital internship Pediatrics 1998
Bangalore Medical College medical school Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 1995

Personal Statement

I am a board certified pediatrician and pediatric cardiologist with expertise in pediatric echocardiography, especially 3-dimensional echo as well as fetal cardiology. In the 15 years that I have practiced pediatric cardiology, I have focused on patient centered care and enhancing the experience of families by shared decision making. I have received training in Quality and Performance Improvement as well as LEAN methodology and am an avid proponent of improving health care outcomes and delivery as well as increasing efficiency while reducing waste. As Director of Echocardiography, I have successfully implemented processes to standardize imaging and communication, reduce patient wait times and a team based collaborative approach to decrease diagnostic errors in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. I have a special interest in teaching medical students, residents and fellows. My research interests are focused on echocardiographic quantitation of cardiac function including deformation imaging and reproducibility of measurements, quality improvement and investigation of the frailty paradigm in the pediatric and young adult patient with congenital heart disease.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow, Board of Directors, Kansas Chapter
American College of Cardiology Fellow. Co-chair, Quality Working Group for the Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology Chapter
American Heart Association Member
American Society of Echocardiography Fellow. Member at Large, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Council Steering Committee Member (2018-2020)
Fetal Heart Society Member
Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Vice President (2020-2021)
Society of Pediatric Echo Member

Selected Publications

NA. Clark, T Richardson, JE Schuster, A Parthiban, HT Puls.  Variations in Sedated Echocardiography and Association with Repeat Echocardiography in Nonrefractory Kawasaki disease. Hosp Pediatr Dec 2020- online ahead of print.

DA White, EA Willis, C Panchangam, KM Teson, JS Watson, BF Birnbaum, GS Shirali, A Parthiban. Physical activity patterns in children and adolescents with heart disease. Accepted to Pediatr Exerc Sci Sep 22, 2020- online ahead of print.

S Shahanavaz, D Balzer, V Babaliaros, D Kim, V Dimas, SR.  Reddy, J Leipsic, P Blanke, G Shirali, A Parthiban, J Gorelick, EM Zahn.  Alterra Adaptive Prestent and SAPIEN 3 for Congenital Pulmonic Valve Dysfunction: an Early Feasibility Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv Nov 2020 9:13(21):2510-2524.

Madan N, Parthiban A, Lorber R.  The Apical View Sign for Easier Identification of Left Juxtaposition of the Right Atrial Appendage. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2020 Sep;11(5):641-642.

Parthiban A, Jani V, Zhang J, Li L, Craft M, Barnes A, Ballweg JA, Schuster A, Danford DA, Kutty S. Altered Biatrial Phasic Function after Heart Transplantation in Children. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2020 Sep;33(9):1132-1140.

Behrle NI, O'Brien J, Kiaffas M, Noel-MacDonnell J, Shirali G, Parthiban A.  Reducing Transthoracic Echocardiographic Diagnostic Error in Congenital Heart Disease. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2020 Sep;33(9):1156-1158.

Panchangam C, White DA, Goudar S, Birnbaum B, Malloy-Walton L, Gross-Toalson J, Reid KJ, Shirali G, Parthiban A.   Translation of the Frailty Paradigm from Older Adults to Children with Cardiac Disease. Pediatr Cardiol 2020 Jun;41(5):1031-1041.