3020 Children's Way
San Diego, CA 92123
Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
Grant Medical College
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Med
Medical College of Wisconsin
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatrics
Dr. Rohit Rao, a board-certified pediatric cardiologist and intensivist, is the medical director of the Acute Cardiac unit and the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. He is also an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Dr. Rao specializes in pediatric cardiac critical care and treats patients in the cardiovascular intensive care unit. He also specializes in pulmonary hypertension and cares for children with this condition in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. His research interests include application and innovation of microcirculatory non-invasive monitoring for children with critical illness.
After earning his medical degree at Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, Dr. Rao completed his pediatric residency at University of Illinois at Chicago. Subsequently, he completed dual-fellowship training in pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care medicine at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Rao earned his M.B.A. from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona in 2015. Prior to coming to Rady Children's in 2017, he was on the faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin from July 2008 to June 2011, then joined the Heart Center at Phoenix Children's Hospital.
Effect of Fontan fenestration on regional venous oxygen saturation during exercise: further insights into Fontan fenestration closure.
Loomba RS, Danduran ME, Dixon JE, Rao RP
Near-infrared spectroscopic monitoring during cardiopulmonary exercise testing detects anaerobic threshold.
Rao RP, Danduran MJ, Loomba RS, Dixon JE, Hoffman GM
Near infrared spectroscopy describes physiologic payback associated with excess postexercise oxygen consumption in healthy controls and children with complex congenital heart disease.
Danduran MJ, Dixon JE, Rao RP
Near infrared spectroscopy: guided tilt table testing for syncope.
Rao RP, Danduran MJ, Dixon JE, Frommelt PC, Berger S, Zangwill SD
Cerebral hemodynamics in the presence of decreased systemic venous compliance in patients with Fontan physiology may limit anaerobic exercise capacity.
Rao RP, Danduran MJ, Hoffman GM, Ghanayem NS, Berger S, Frommelt PC
Measurement of regional tissue bed venous weighted oximetric trends during exercise by near infrared spectroscopy.
Rao RP, Danduran MJ, Frommelt PC, Ghanayem NS, Berger S, Simpson PM, Yan K, Hoffman GM
PHACES association: a vasculocutaneous syndrome.
Rao RP, Drolet BA, Holland KE, Frommelt PC
Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma species brain abscess in a neonate.
Rao RP, Ghanayem NS, Kaufman BA, Kehl KS, Gregg DC, Chusid MJ
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