San Diego County

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




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Arizona College of Medicine


New York University


CS Mott Childrens Hospital, Lucile Salter Packard Childrens Hospital -Stanford

Board Certifications

Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics




Dr. David Werho is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

He specializes in pediatric cardiac critical care and devotes the majority of his clinical time to the care of patients in the cardiovascular intensive care unit.

Dr. Werho earned his bachelor's and his medical degree at the University of Arizona. He then completed his pediatric residency at New York University, where he served as chief resident following his training. He completed dual-fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital - University of Michigan and in pediatric critical care medicine at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital - Stanford University prior to joining the team at Rady Children's.

Dr. Werho's research interests include studying cardiac intensive care unit outcomes, including duration of ventilation and ECMO complications, to help improve the outcomes of future patients with critical heart disease. He also performs medical education research to contribute to the training and education of future cardiologists and intensivists.

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