Clinical Overview

BabyFace  and HandThe Echocardiography lab, under the direction of Dr. Mary Minette, is staffed by six faculty and seven technicians. The lab performs ~ 4600 transthoracic, 220 transesophageal and 290 fetal echos per year. We also utilize the techniques of  intravascular sonography and 3-dimensional imaging. Dr. David Sahn enjoys an international reputation for his work in the development and application of the most technically advanced echocardiography equipment available, and serves as a mentor for our fellows interested in echocardiography and/or research.

Dr. Grant Burch directs the OHSU Congenital Cardiac Catheterization lab which performs over 300 catheterizations per year. Dr. Burch and Dr. Armsby provide training and experience in all aspects of interventional catheterization.

The Electrophysiology program performs state-of-the-art procedures including radiofrequency ablation and intracardiac mapping techniques for complex dysrhythmias. Dr. Seshadri Balaji directs our Pediatric Electrophysiology program.

Drs. Michael Silberbach, Craig Broberg and Dianna Bardo provide the division with expertise in Cardiac MRI and CT. 

We enjoy a close, collaborative relationship with the Adult Congenital Heart Disease team, comprised of Drs. Craig Broberg, Vic Menashe and Joseph Weiss.

Fellow exposure to outpatient pediatric cardiology is provided through numerous settings including Fellows Continuity Clinic, Clinics in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Electrophysiology, Pediatric Dyslipidemia  as well as a busy Outreach Clinic program operating throughout Oregon.

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