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
Research & Publications
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