Pushpa Shivaram, MD

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Pushpa Shivaram, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Fetal Care
Maternal Fetal Medicine

Pushpa Shivaram, MD

I am an Assistant professor of Pediatrics at Augusta University. I serve as Program Director for the pediatric cardiology training program and Director of the Fetal heart program. I was extensively educated in India during my medical school year subsequently followed by a pediatric residency with a great focus on pediatric cardiology. I underwent residency training again at the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin and completed my pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Arkansas medical sciences, Arkansas. I have practiced in pediatric acute care and emergency services during my fellowship career. I am a clinician-educator with a passion for teaching.

  • Clinical Interests

    Diagnosis and management of congenital and acquired cardiac defects. Use of multi-modality imaging in the management of congenital and acquired cardiac defects such as cardiac Imaging like 2D,3D echocardiography, Fetal echocardiograms, TEE, CT, and cardiac MRI. I run the pediatric metabolic health clinics and provide care for children with pediatric hypertension, pediatric lipid disorders, Kawasaki disease, overweight, and Obesity
    To provide world-class maternal-fetal care via fetal echocardiographic expertise.

  • Research Interests

    Pediatric cardiac Imaging
    Pediatric metabolic disorders
    Clinical trials for contrast-based pediatric imaging,
    Fetal heart diseases

  • Other Info

    Director- Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training Program. Actively teaching medical school curriculum, resident didactics, and fellowship didactic curriculum

  • Philosophy of Care

    Augusta University/CHOG offers a state of heart health care to children of Georgia state. My role as a clinical cardiologist is to provide accessible and quality health care to all those who need pediatric and fetal heart expertise. With me being an educator, my main purpose of teaching is to invoke interest and curiosity about pediatric and congenital heart disease in our young and aspiring doctors through education and scholarship.

  • Specialties

    Pediatric Cardiology

    Fetal Care

    Maternal Fetal Medicine

  • Language(s)

    English;Hindi;Kannada;Tamil;Telugu

Positions

Director- Fetal Heart Program

Clinical Pediatric cardiologist

Fetal cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Program Director- Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship training program

Certifications

American Academy of Pediatrics - Certified, 2016

National Board of Echocardiography - Certified, 2018

American Board of Pediatric Cardiology - Certified, 2020

Education and Training

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital-Marshfield Clinic

Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital-Marshfield Clinic

Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Dr. Shivaram’s Reviews

November 30, 2023

Very impressed with experience of entire staff

October 26, 2023

Dr. Shiviram and her staff did a great job

August 11, 2023

I would recommend the physician, but be hesitant to recommend the office because the staff seemed unfriendly and uncaring.

March 5, 2023

This was our first time seeing this doctor because Dr. xxx retired. We loved Dr. xxx but we love Dr. Shivaram, too! She was very personable and spoke directly to xxx and very good about explaining everything to us!

February 14, 2023

Dr. Shivram does very detailed work. She has kept us informed of our baby's health and next steps through the entirety of his treatment. We always leave her office satisfied and trusting our baby is in good hands and has the best healthcare. Also, our son is always happy to see her, so that is a plus.

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