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Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, Cardiovascular ICU

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Umesh Dyamenahalli, MD
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

Medical Education

  • JJM Medical College; Bangalore Medical College

Residency

  • Royal College of Medicine Training Programs: The Hospital for Sick Children

Fellowship

  • The Hospital for Sick Children; IWK Health Centre

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Medical Quality
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Pediatric Cardiology Critical Care Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1982

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English