Rachel McCandless, M.D.


3020 Children's Way
MC 5004
San Diego, CA 92123




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital


University Hospitals of Utah


University Hospitals of Utah

Board Certifications

Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics




Dr. Rachel McCandless is a pediatric cardiologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor in pediatric cardiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After attending medical school at Case Western School of Medicine, she completed her pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship, as well as additional training in fetal cardiology, at Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City.

Dr. McCandless has a special interest in fetal cardiology.


Impact of initial shunt type on cardiac size and function in children with single right ventricle anomalies before the Fontan procedure: the single ventricle reconstruction extension trial.
Frommelt PC, Gerstenberger E, Cnota JF, Cohen MS, Gorentz J, Hill KD, John JB, Levine JC, Lu J, Mahle WT, McCandless RT, Mertens L, Pearson GD, Spencer C, Thacker D, Williams IA, Wong PC, Newburger JW, Pediatric Heart Network Investigators

White matter lesions in children and adolescents with migraine.
Candee MS, McCandless RT, Moore KR, Arrington CB, Minich LL, Bale JF Jr

Risk factors for prolonged length of stay after the stage 2 procedure in the single-ventricle reconstruction trial.
Schwartz SM, Lu M, Ohye RG, Hill KD, Atz AM, Naim MY, Williams IA, Goldberg CS, Lewis A, Pigula F, Manning P, Pizarro C, Chai P, McCandless R, Dunbar-Masterson C, Kaltman JR, Kanter K, Sleeper LA, Schonbeck JV, Ghanayem N, Pediatric Heart Network Investigators

Doppler flow patterns in the right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery shunt and neo-aorta in infants with single right ventricle anomalies: impact on outcome after initial staged palliations.
Frommelt PC, Gerstenberger E, Baffa J, Border WL, Bradley TJ, Colan S, Gorentz J, Heydarian H, John JB, Lai WW, Levine J, Lu JC, McCandless RT, Miller S, Nutting A, Ohye RG, Pearson GD, Wong PC, Cohen MS, Pediatric Heart Network Investigators

Myocardial strain and strain rate in Kawasaki disease.
McCandless RT, Minich LL, Wilkinson SE, McFadden ML, Tani LY, Menon SC

Clinical outcomes and resource use for infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome during bidirectional Glenn: summary from the Joint Council for Congenital Heart Disease National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative registry.
Menon SC, McCandless RT, Mack GK, Lambert LM, McFadden M, Williams RV, Minich LL

Prenatally diagnosed coarctation: a more sinister disease?
McCandless RT, Puchalski MD, Minich LL, Menon SC

Patent foramen ovale in children with migraine headaches.
McCandless RT, Arrington CB, Nielsen DC, Bale JF Jr, Minich LL

Does abciximab promote coronary artery remodeling in patients with Kawasaki disease?
McCandless RT, Minich LL, Tani LY, Williams RV

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