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Vivek Allada, MD

Vivek Allada, MD
Job Title Interim Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Job Title Co-Director, Heart Institute
Job Title Director of Clinical Services, Pediatric Cardiology
Job Title Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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412-692-5138 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1986 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


1989 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California


1992 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  • Member, AHA Fellow Research Day Task Force
  • Member, American Academic of Pediatrics, Section on Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Member, AHA Expert Panel on Population and Prevention Scientific Writing Group: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in High Risk Pediatric Populations

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology


  • Frances Donnally Winzer award, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Residency Program
  • Mead Johnson award for clinical and research excellence, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), 11/25-30, 87th Scientific Assembly
  • Certificate of Merit, RSNA 88th Scientific Assembly. Williams PL, Ratib O, Boechat I, Gomes A, Child J, Allada V: Advantages of cardiac MRI for the evaluation of pulmonary artery morphology in Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Heart of Gold Teaching award, for outstanding teacher 2003, UCLA Pediatric Cardiology Fellows


Research Interests

  • Application of imaging modalities to assess coronary artery anatomy and function
Last Update
July 3, 2015
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July 3, 2015