Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Arizona College of Medicine


University of Colorado - The Children's Hospital


University of Colorado - The Children's Hospital


Boston Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

Cardiology, Pediatrics




Dr. Kirsten B. Dummer is a pediatric cardiologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Dummer attended Northwestern University, earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Denver Children's Hospital. Her fellowship training included pediatric cardiology and subsequent advanced training in non-invasive imaging and adult congenital heart disease at Boston Children's Hospital. After completing her training in 2006, she joined the Children's Heart Clinic at Children's Minnesota, where she became medical director of cardiology at Children's Minnesota and led the fetal cardiology program at the Midwest Fetal Care Center. In September 2018, she joined Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

Dr. Dummer's interests include prenatal detection and management of fetal heart disease, identifying risk factors and predictors of outcome, and early diagnosis of fetal heart dysfunction in twin to twin transfusion syndrome.


Staged Repair of Van Praagh Truncus Type A3.
Ganta S, Duster N, El-Said H, Artrip J, Rao R, Golding I, Dummer K, Nigro JJ

Prenatal Detection of Anomalous Right Coronary Artery with an Interarterial Course.
Vargas LA, Dyar DA, Davis CK, Dummer KB

Knowledge of Life-Long Cardiac Care by Adolescents and Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.
Fernandes SM, Verstappen A, Clair M, Rummell M, Barber D, Ackerman K, Dummer K, Mares JC, Cannobio MM, Reardon LC, Long J, Crumb S, Bhatt A, Takahashi M, Khairy P, Williams R, Landzberg MJ, Moe T, Pearson D, Adult Congenital Heart Association and the Adult Congenital Cardiac Care Associate Research Group.

Concordance of fetal echocardiography in the diagnosis of congenital cardiac disease utilizing updated guidelines.
Aguilera M, Dummer K

Coronary computed tomographic angiographic findings in patients with Kawasaki disease.
Han BK, Lesser A, Rosenthal K, Dummer K, Grant K, Newell M

Unbalanced atrioventricular septal defect: defining the limits of biventricular repair.
Overman DM, Dummer KB, Moga FX, Gremmels DB

Long-term use of ventricular assist device as a bridge to recovery in acute fulminant myocarditis.
George CL, Ameduri RK, Reed RC, Dummer KB, Overman DM, St Louis JD

Coronary artery dimensions in febrile children without Kawasaki disease.
Muniz JC, Dummer K, Gauvreau K, Colan SD, Fulton DR, Newburger JW

Successful staged surgical repair using rapid pulmonary artery banding in a very-low-birth-weight premature infant who had d-transposition of the great arteries with an intact ventricular septum.
Rios R, Dummer KB, Overman DM

Parental knowledge regarding lifelong congenital cardiac care.
Fernandes SM, Verstappen A, Ackerman K, Adams EE, Barton C, Breitinger P, Crumb S, Dummer K, Harada K, Khairy P, Landzberg MJ, Linstead-Goldsmith R, Meadows AK, Nieves JA, Saidi A, Takahashi M, Zhou J, Ziniel S, Williams R, Adult Congenital Heart Association., Adult Congenital Cardiac Care Associate Research Network.

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