Philosophy of Care
Dr. Bhargava aims to empower her patients (and their parents) by educating them about their condition, so they can manage their lives around the disease with greater autonomy.
Dr. Bhargava is a pediatric cardiologist with over 30 years experience in the care of infants, children and adolescents with congenital and acquired pediatric heart disease. She has a special interest in fetal echocardiography.
M.B.B.S., Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru, India 1980
Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India 1975
Internship: Rotating Internship, Victoria Hospital Bangalore, Bangalore, India 1980-1981
Pediatrics, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia PA 1982-1985
Pediatric Cardiology, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills NJ 1987-1988
Pediatric Cardiology, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia PA 1985-1987
American Board of Pediatrics,
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology,
CA Medical Board, License,
NJ Medical Board,
PA Medical Board,
Texas Medical Board,
American Society of Echocardiography
Honors and Awards
Top Female Doctor, South Jersey Magazine, 2015
Best Doctor for Kids Award, South Jersey Magazine, 2014
Top Female Pediatric Cardiologist, South Jersey Magazine, 2014
Top Pediatric Cardiologist, Suburban Family Magazine, 2014
Top Children's Physician, South Jersey Magazine, 2012
South Jersey's Top Docs, South Jersey Magazine, 2006
Select Recent Publications
Bhargava H, Balsara RK. An Alternate Approach to Difficult Mitral Valve Problems. Pediatr Cardiol. 1991 Apr;12(2):132. doi:10.1007/BF02238423. PMID:1866337.
Bhargava H, Donner RM, Sanchez GR, Dunn JM, Zaeri N, Brickley SE, Cavarocchi N. Endomyocardial Biopsy after Heart transplantation in Children. J Heart Transplant. 1987 Sep-Oct;6(5):298-302. PMID:3316556.