Subhadra Shashidharan, MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon


Primary Specialty

Cardiothoracic Surgery


Board Certification
Am Bd Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Am Bd Thoracic Surgery (Sub: Congenital Cardiac Surgery)
Medical School:
Bangalore Medical College
St. Agnes HealthCare
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Children's Hospital Los Angeles


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Dr. Shashidharan is a Pediatric Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. She serves as the Director of Quality for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Children’s and Director of the Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center.

Dr. “Subi,” as she likes to be called, graduated from Bangalore Medical College in Bangalore, India. She completed her general surgery residency at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Md. She completed her cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California and congenital cardiac surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Her clinical interests include neonatal heart surgery and adult congenital cardiac surgery. She is active in the Women in Thoracic Surgery organization and hopes her work is paving the way for aspiring female physicians.

Away from the hospital, she enjoys hiking, travel, painting, tatting, dancing and spending time with her family.

Focus of Practice

  • Pediatric congenital heart surgery
  • Adult congenital heart surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Neonatal cardiac surgery
  • Heart transplant
  • Thoracic surgery


Childrens Physician Group - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Egleston hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-6330

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta - Heart Transplant

Emory Childrens Center, 2015 Uppergate Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-5437

Emory Clinic - Cardiothoracic Surgery

1365 Clifton Rd NE, Bldg A, Second Floor Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-6330

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