Optimizing the Health of Babies With Heart Defects: Inside UCSF’s Specialized Programs

Learn about the Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence from pediatric cardiologist Shabnam Peyvandi, MD, MAS, who directs or co-directs multiple programs for children with congenital heart disease. She explains how the center developed unique environments and services to meet the needs of these fragile patients and their families, discusses common complications for kids with CHD as they grow, and provides evidence for the value of early detection and intervention.

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Shabnam Peyvandi MD, MAS

Shabnam Peyvandi MD, MAS

Pediatric cardiologist
Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Program
Associate Director, Fetal Cardiovascular Program
Co-director, Healthy Hearts and Minds Program

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