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Aarti H. Bhat, MB BS

Aarti H. Bhat, MB BS


On staff since September 2011

Children's Title: Cardiology Attending, Echocardiography, Fetal Echocardiography

Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology


Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Cardiology
Medical/Professional School
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
Pediatrics, Safderjung Hospital New Delhi, New Delhi
Pediatrics, University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco
Pediatric Cardiology, Fortis Escort Heart Institute and Research Center, New Dehli
Pediatric Cardiology, University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco
Pediatric Cardiology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland
Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Fellow of American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)American Society of Echocardiography 2014
Resident Teaching AwardUCSF Pediatrics 2007
Pediatric Bowl as Part of UCSF Team at AAP Annual MeetingUCSF 2007
Gold Medal in MD Pediatrics with Highest Aggregate in Delhi University 1997
Gold Medal in Preventive and Social Medicine, 3rd Rank in Final Professional Exam (MBBS)Delhi University 1992
Gold Medal and Highest Aggregate in Secong Professional Exam (MBBS)Delhi University 1991
Gold Medal and Duistinction in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry 1989


Diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot and its variants in the late first and early second trimester: details of initial assessment and comparison with later fetal diagnosis.
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) , 2013 Jan: 30(1)81-7
Diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot and its variants in the late first and early second trimester: details of initial assessment and comparison with later fetal diagnosis.
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) , 2013 Jan: 30(1)81-7
Diagnosis of Tetralogy of Fallot and Its Variants in the Late First and Early Second Trimester: Details of Initial Assessment and Comparison with Later Fetal Diagnosis.
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) , 2012 Sep 11
Intracardiac echocardiography to guide percutaneous closure of atrial baffle defects.
The Journal of invasive cardiology , 2012 Sep: 24(9)473-6
Partial anomalous left pulmonary artery along with aortic coarctation in an infant with Kabuki syndrome.
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) , 2012 Jul: 29(6)E145-7
Diagnostic challenges in native valve fungal endocarditis producing a massive septic pulmonary embolus.
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai zasshi = Japanese journal of medical mycology , 2010: 51(4)207-10
A novel method for the assessment of the accuracy of computing laminar flow stroke volumes using a real-time 3D ultrasound system: In vitro studies.
European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology , 2005 Dec: 6(6)396-404
Tissue Doppler-derived myocardial acceleration for evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology , 2004 Oct 6: 44(7)1459-66
Congenital heart disease never goes away, even when it has been 'treated': the adult with congenital heart disease.
Current opinion in pediatrics , 2004 Oct: 16(5)500-7
Validation of volume and mass assessments for human fetal heart imaging by 4-dimensional spatiotemporal image correlation echocardiography: in vitro balloon model experiments.
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine , 2004 Sep: 23(9)1151-9
Fetal ventricular mass determination on three-dimensional echocardiography: studies in normal fetuses and validation experiments.
Circulation , 2004 Aug 31: 110(9)1054-60
Latest advances and topics in fetal echocardiography.
Current opinion in cardiology , 2004 Mar: 19(2)97-103


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Utility of Novel Fetal Echocardiographic Measurements in the Diagnosis of Neonatal Critical Coarctation of the Aorta.American Society of Echocardiography, 25th Annual Scientific Sessions.Portland, OR 2014
Echocardiographic 3D Reconstruction Accurately Measures Right Ventricular End Diastolic Volumes: preliminary Pediatric Experience in a single Institution.American Society of Echocardiographic 24th Annual Scientific SessionsMinneapolis, MNJuly 2013
Miocardial Mass Response to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECOM).Pediatric Academic Academic SocietyWashington, D.C. 2013
Aarti Hejmadi Bhat, Alison Freeberg, Kelly Hemp, Diane Taylor, Mark Parrish. Multidimensional echocardiographic assessment of fetal coarctation; need for strategies to decrease false positive diagnosisAnnual Meeting of Pediatric Academic SocietiesVancouver, BC, CanadaMay 2010
Applicability of Live 3D Echocardiography for fetal cardiac evaluation. Oral poster presentation. 54th Annual Scientific Session, American College of Cardiology, March 7-10, 2005, Orlando, USA.March 2005
Corrective operation for Tetralogy of Fallot based on echocardiography alone. Annual Conference of the Cardiology Society of IndiaDelhi, IndiaDec. 1999
Management of diarrheal dyselectrolytemia with oral rehydration solution5th International Congress of Tropical Pediatrics,Jaipur, IndiaFeb. 1999

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Myocardial Mass and Deformation Responses to Extra-Corporeal Life Support (ECLS)Academic Enrichment Fund Award, Seattle Children's Hospital $, $$50,000 2013 - 2015
Pediatric Echocardiography Z-Score and Electrocardiogram Database ProjectPediatric Heart Network Sponsored Study with Seattle Children's Hospital, Identified as an Auxiliary Site, NHLBI funding $Amount; Capitated 2013
Progression of ventricular mass and morphology and conotruncal volume with gestation: A study of normal and abnormal fetal hearts with 3D and 4D ultrasound.Children's Heart Foundation, Chicago, IL $$76,000 2004 - 2006
Morphology and dynamics of atrioventricular valves in congenital heart defects with mismatched ventricles and abnormal ventricular geometry: a transesophageal three-dimensional reconstruction and transthoracic real-time three-dimensional echocardiography study.Fourjay Foundation, Philadelphia $, $Fourjay Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. Amount: $50,000. 2002 - 2004

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
RC.2.820 - Cardiology Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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