Sujatha Buddhe, MB BS, MS

Sujatha Buddhe, MB BS, MS


On staff since September 2013

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Sujatha Buddhe, MBBS,MS, is an attending physician at the Seattle Children's Hospital and assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Buddhe earned her medical degree from the Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India. She completed her pediatrics residency at the Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, NY and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Michigan. Her advanced fellowship training in pediatric cardiac non-invasive imaging was completed at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York. She earned her Master's degree in Clinical research and statistical analysis at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Cardiology

Medical/Professional School

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor


Pediatrics, The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn


Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit
Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York

Clinical Interests

Congenital heart disease, echocardiography, cardiac MRI

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
AAP Education Travel Grant American Academy of Pediatrics 2009


  • Dhuper S, Buddhe S, Patel S
    Managing cardiovascular risk in overweight children and adolescents.
    Paediatric drugs , 2013 June : 15(3)181-90
  • Buddhe S, Du W, Walters HL 3rd, Delius R, Pettersen MD
    Predictors of left ventricular remodeling after aortic valve replacement in pediatric patients with isolated aortic regurgitation.
    Congenital heart disease , 2013 Mar. : 8(2)167-73
  • Buddhe S, Du W, L'Ecuyer T
    Impact of pulmonary hypertension on transplant outcomes in pediatric cardiomyopathy patients.
    Pediatric transplantation , 2012 June : 16(4)367-72
  • Buddhe S, Singh H, Du W, Karpawich PP
    Radiofrequency and cryoablation therapies for supraventricular arrhythmias in the young: five-year review of efficacies.
    Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE , 2012 June : 35(6)711-7
  • Buddhe S, Dhuper S, Kim R, Weichbrod L, Mahdi E, Shah N, Kona S, Sokal M
    NT-proBNP Levels Improve the Ability of Predicting a Hemodynamically Significant Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants.
    Journal of clinical neonatology , 2012 Apr, : 1(2)82-6
  • Arya SO, Karpawich PP, Gupta P, Buddhe S, Singh HR, Hussein Y, Gowda ST
    Primary endocardial fibroelastosis presenting in a young child as incessant ventricular tachycardia and dilated cardiomyopathy.
    Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital , 2012 : 39(5)714-8
  • Dhuper S, Sakowitz S, Daniels J, Buddhe S, Cohen HW
    Association of lipid abnormalities with measures and severity of adiposity and insulin resistance among overweight children and adolescents.
    Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.) , 2009 Oct. : 11(10)594-600


Presentations Title Event Location Date
Longitudinal Strain by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Single Ventricle Patients American Society of Echocardiography 24th Annual Echo Hawaii 2015 Jan. 2015
Right Ventricular Apical Flattening as an Echocardiographic Screening tool for Right Ventricular Enlargement American Society of Echocardiography Portland June 2014
Evaluation of Three Dimensional Echocardiography for Assessment of LV Volumes and Function American Society of Echocardiography Hawaii Jan. 2014
Longitudinal Strain by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients American Society of Echocardiography Minneapolis July 2013
Progression of Right Ventricular Dilatation in Tetralogy of Fallot Post Repair SCMR Annual Scientific Sessions San Francisco Feb. 2013
Predictors of Left Ventricular Function after Aortic Valve Replacement in Pediatric Patients with Isolated Aortic Regurgitation American Academy of Pediatrics Boston Oct. 2011
Diastolic Function in Premature Low Birth Weight Neonates with a Hemodynamically Significant PDA Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting Denver April 2011
Impact of Pulmonary Hypertension on Transplant Outcomes in Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Patients International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant annual meeting San Diego April 2011
Current Recurrence Risk of Supraventricular Tachycardia in the Young Following Successful Acute Ablation: A 5 Year Review of Radiofrequency and Cryotherapies American Academy of Pediatrics San Francisco 2010
Depression in Adolescents Feasibility of Effective Screening The Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Meeting Philadelphia 2009
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Patterns and Cardiac Function among Physically Active and Non Active Overweight and Normal Weight Youth American Academy of Pediatrics Washington, DC 2009
NT Pro-BNP Levels Improve the Ability of Predicting a Hemodynamically Significant PDA in VLBW Infants American Academy of Pediatrics Washington, DC 2009
Dyslipidemia of Childhood Obesity: Relationship to Age, Measures and Severity of Adiposity and Insulin Resistance Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting Hawaii 2008

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Ventricular strain in single ventricle patients: a three-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging correlative study Academic Enrichment Fund $50,000 Oct. 2014
Cardiology Faculty Reasearch Fund Division of Cardiology $14,000 Oct. 2013