Susan Hupp, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist


Primary Specialty


Other Specialty

Critical Care, Pediatric Cardiology

Leadership Titles

Associate Fellowship Director of Critical Care Medicine, Associate Fellowship Director of Cardiology, Fellowship Director Cardiac Intensive Care, Heart Center Director of Education


Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine), American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School:
Creighton University School of Medicine
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Duke University Medical Center



Susi Hupp, MD, MSCR, is a Cardiac Intensivist and Critical Care Medicine Physician at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Heart Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. She is the Director of Education for the Children’s Heart Center and also serves as Associate Fellowship Director for Critical Care Medicine, Associate Fellowship Director for Cardiology and Fellowship Director for Cardiac Intensive Care.

Dr. Hupp currently splits her clinical time between the Cardiac ICU and the Pediatric ICU and is the physician lead for the Cardiac Acute Care Unit Simulation Team. Her passion lies in education, mentoring, and team dynamics. Her research focuses on learning theory, curriculum design, team components and team psychology, and she is also active in clinical research surrounding patients with single ventricle physiology and post-operative care.

Focus of Practice

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Critical care medicine
  • Education of trainees

Areas of Interest

  • Single ventricle physiology
  • Extracorporeal life support
  • Team dynamics
  • Mentoring


Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, Inc.

1405 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30322 404-256-2593

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Research & Publications

Single ventricle physiology and post-operative management, Using simulation to improve care and team dynamics in the ICU, Curriculum development for the trainee