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MD, University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor, MI
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles, CA
UPMC NorthwestUPMC HamotUPMC BedfordUPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC McKeesportUPMC HorizonUPMC MercyUPMC Magee-Womens HospitalUPMC Altoona
Research InterestsPhysician productivity focused on academic pediatric echocardiography laboratory. Early detection of congenital heart disease, both fetal diagnosis and newborn screening.
Biography SummaryVivek Allada, MD, is the Executive Director of the Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Clinical Director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
ExpertiseDr. Allada's area of clinical expertise includes non-invasive imaging with a special interest in coronary artery pathology. His clinical practice includes general pediatric cardiology, lipid (cholesterol) clinic and diagnostic imaging (specifically echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography).
EducationDr. Allada completed his undergraduate and medical training at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Allada was on faculty at UCLA, and served as director of the pediatric cardiology fellowship program.
LeadershipSince 2006, Dr. Allada has been at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, serving as clinical director and appointed interim division chief (2012-2017). He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). Dr. Allada has won teaching awards both at UCLA and CHP as well as being named to the list of Best Doctors in America in 2012 thru 2018. Currently, Dr. Allada sits on a national committee for American Society of Echocardiography studying Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory Organization and Clinical Productivity.
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UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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