Pediatric Cardiology of San Diego

Medical School

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences


Marshfield Clinic/St Josephs Hospital Internal Med


Marshfield Clinic/St Josephs Hospital Internal Med


University of California San Diego - Cardiology

Board Certifications

Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics




Dr. Delaram Molkara is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist and is a former associate professor at UC San Diego, bringing years of experience and knowledge of treating children with congenital heart disease.

She earned her medical degree at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran, completed her residency in pediatrics in Wisconsin, and went on to complete fellowship training at UC San Diego.

Dr. Molkara has experience caring for all patients with Pediatric Cardiology concerns, with particular interest in Fetal Cardiology, patients with complex congenital heart disease, murmurs, chest pain, palpitations, syncope and Preventive Cardiology

Dr. Molkara teaches medical students, residents and cardiology fellows in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. She also provides didactic and continuing medical education lectures to the community pediatricians.


Tissue plasminogen activator for neonatal coronary thrombosis presenting with mitral valve regurgitation and impaired ventricular function.
Molkara D, Silva Sepulveda JA, Do T, Davis C, Goldstein GP, Moore JW, El-Said HG

Preprocedural Transthoracic Echocardiography Can Predict Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device Size for Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect Closure.
Sah SP, Bartakian S, El-Said H, Molkara DP, Printz B, Moore JW

Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return: Insights Into Prenatal Detection.
Olsen R, Doyle Z, Levy D, Anton T, Molkara D, Tarsa M, Sklansky M, Pretorius DH

Cardiovascular biomarkers in acute Kawasaki disease.
Sato YZ, Molkara DP, Daniels LB, Tremoulet AH, Shimizu C, Kanegaye JT, Best BM, Snider JV, Frazer JR, Maisel A, Burns JC

Coronary artery dilation in acute Kawasaki disease and acute illnesses associated with Fever.
Bratincsak A, Reddy VD, Purohit PJ, Tremoulet AH, Molkara DP, Frazer JR, Dyar D, Bush RA, Sim JY, Sang N, Burns JC, Melish MA

Pericardiocentesis of noncircumferential effusions using nonstandard catheter entry sites guided by echocardiography and fluoroscopy.
Molkara D, Tejman-Yarden S, El-Said H, Moore JW

Transforming growth factor-beta signaling pathway in patients with Kawasaki disease.
Shimizu C, Jain S, Davila S, Hibberd ML, Lin KO, Molkara D, Frazer JR, Sun S, Baker AL, Newburger JW, Rowley AH, Shulman ST, Burgner D, Breunis WB, Kuijpers TW, Wright VJ, Levin M, Eleftherohorinou H, Coin L, Popper SJ, Relman DA, Fury W, Lin C, Mellis S, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC

Recognition of a Kawasaki disease shock syndrome.
Kanegaye JT, Wilder MS, Molkara D, Frazer JR, Pancheri J, Tremoulet AH, Watson VE, Best BM, Burns JC

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