Sherzana Sunderji, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiology Advanced Imaging
- Medical Director, Fetal Echocardiography
- Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Dr. Sunderji is a pediatric cardiologist in the Pediatric Heart Center, a division of UC Davis Health System. Her clinical interests include the diagnosis, evaluation and management of congenital and acquired heart disease from fetus to adult.
She specializes in fetal diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease, as well as transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.
M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover CT 2010
B.S., Yale University, New Haven CT 2003
Internship: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 2010-2011
Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 2011-2013
Pediatric Cardiology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2013-2016
Advanced Pediatric Cardiac Imaging, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2016-2017
American Board of Pediatrics, 2013
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, 2016
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
Fetal Heart Society
Honors and Awards
Thomas P Almy Chapter at Dartmouth of the Arnold P Gold National Humanism in Medicine Honor Society, 2013
Merck Award at Dartmouth Medical School, 2013
Urban Health Scholars Summer Fellowship, 2012
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2012
Select Recent Publications
Lodin D, Mavrothalassitis O, Haberer K, Sunderji S, Quek RGW, Peyvandi S, Moon-Grady A, Karamlou T. Revisiting the utility of technical performance scores following tetralogy of Fallot repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug;154(2):585-595.e3.
Escobar-Diaz M, Sunderji S, Tworetzky W, Moon-Grady A, The Fetus with Ectopia Cordis: Experience and Expectations from Two Centers. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Mar;38(3):531-538.
O’Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Sunderji S, Matthew AE, Goldberg DJ, Dory Y, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ. Prevalence of Deficient Retro-Aortic Rim and Its Effects on Outcomes in Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defects. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 May 14; 35(7):1181-90.
Rebbapragada A, Howe K, Wachihi C, Pettengell C, Sunderji S, Huibner S, Ball TB, Plummer FA, Jaoko W, Kaul R., Bacterial Vaginosis in HIV infected women induces reversible alterations in the cervical immune environment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Dec 15;49(5):520-2.
Sheth PM, Sunderji S, Shin LY, Rebbapragada A, Huibner S, Kimani J, Macdonald KS, Ngugi E, Bwayo JJ, Moses S, Kovacs C, Loutfy M, Kaul R. Co-infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 is associated with reduced HIV specific T cell responses and systemic immune activation. J Infect Dis. 2008 May 15;197(10):1394-401.
Kaul R, Pettengell C, Sheth PM, Sunderji S, Biringer A, Macdonald K, Walmsley S, Rebbapragada A. The genital tract internal milieu: An important determinant of HIV Susceptibility and Secondary Transmission. J Reprod Immunol. 2008 Jan; 77(1):32-40.
Rebbapragada A, Wachihi, C, Pettengell C, Sunderji S, Huibner S, Jaoko W, Ball B, Fowke K, Mazzuli T, Plummer F, Kaul R. Negative Mucosal Synergy between Herpes Simplex Type 2 and HIV in the Female Genital Tract. AIDS. 2007 Mar12; 21(5):589-598.
Kavanagh DG, Kaufmann DE, Sunderji S, Frahm N, Le Gall S, Boczkowski D, Rosenberg ES, Stone DR, Johnston MN, Wagner BS, Zaman MT, Brander C, Gilboa E, Walker DB, Bhardwaj N. Expansion of HIV-specific CD4+ and CD8+ T cells by dendritic cells transfected with mRNA encoding cytoplasm- or lysosome-targeted Nef. Blood. 2006 Mar 1;107(5):1963-9.