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Deidra Ansah, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-824-3278

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States
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Texas US

Deidra Ansah, MD


Northwestern University – Feinberg School of MedicineFellowshipNon-Invasive Cardiac Imaging2019
University of IowaFellowshipPediatric Cardiology2018
Emory UniversityResidencyPediatrics2015
East Carolina University - The Brody School of MedicineMedical SchoolDoctor of Medicine2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBachelorBachelor of Arts in Psychology2005

Personal Statement

My goal is to provide high quality personalized cardiovascular care to every child and family that I have the privilege of working with. I highly value effective communication that allows families to feel knowledgeable about their child’s health. I am a multi-modality imager and use cardiac magnetic resonance, transesophageal echocardiography, transthoracic echocardiography and fetal echocardiography to diagnose and treat pediatric congenital heart disease.

Clinical Interests:

Sonographer education

Bridging disparities that exist in access to care in both local and global communities

Research Interests:

Myocardial deformation

Global healthcare access


Organization NameRole
American Society of EchocardiographyMember
Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic ResonanceMember

Selected Publications

Ansah D, Reinking BR, Colaizy TT, Roghair RD, Haskell SE. (2019) A Prospective Study Evaluating the Effects of SSRI Exposure on Cardiac Size and Function in Newborns. Neonatology; accepted for publication, Dec 2018.

Ansah D, Divekar A, Hoyme D. (2017) “Doctor Google” and the New Era of Patient Empowerment Through Internet Resources. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2017 Mar (11):2417.

Ansah DA, Patel KN, Montegna L, Nicholson GT, Ehrlich AC, Petit CJ. (2015) Tissue Plasminogen Activator Use in Children: Bleeding Complication and Thrombus Resolution. Journal of Pediatrics 2016 Apr; 171:67-72.

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