Umesh Dyamenahalli, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Umesh Dyamenahalli, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Umesh Dyamenahalli, MD, specializes in pediatric cardiology and critical care medicine. He believes that every child deserves the highest standard of quality care and works with each patient and their family to create a treatment plan that is right for them.

Dr. Dyamenahalli is interested in outcome and quality improvement research. He is a member of the American College of Medical Quality Scientific Program Committee, working to educate health care professionals on health care quality management. In addition, Dr. Dyamenahalli serves as the principal investigator on a study that assesses mesenteric blood flow in neonatal patients with a single ventricle who are undergoing cardiac surgery. His goal is to ensure normal blood flow in order to prevent the development of necrotizing enterocolitis.

Dr. Dyamenahalli is a reviewer for several notable academic journals, including Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of American Society of Echocardiography and Cardiology in the Young. He has been invited to present his work at national and international conferences on cardiac critical care, congenital heart disease and quality.

A dedicated teacher, Dr. Dyamenahalli provides bedside and didactic training for medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty. Dr. Dyamenahalli has twice been named to the list of Top Doctors in America by Castle Connolly Ltd.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Quality & Outcome Improvement
  • Chest Pain in Children

Board Certifications

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Medical Quality
  • American Heart Association

Practicing Since

  • 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • J.J.M. Medical College

Internship

  • J.J.M. Medical College

Residency

  • Harold Wood Hospitall; Southampton University; Hospital for Sick Children; Bristol Health; University of Southampton School of Medicine; Leighton hospital

Fellowship

  • Hospital for Sick Children

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