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Bhawna Arya, MD

Bhawna Arya, MD

Cardiology, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment

On staff since September 2013

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Integrative Brain Research

  • Bhawna Arya, MD, is attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital and assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Arya earned her bachelor of arts in psychology and public health from the Johns Hopkins University, and her medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York. Her advanced fellowship training in pediatric cardiac non-invasive imaging was completed at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    AAP Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery's Education Travel Grant American Academy of Pediatrics Oct. 2012
    Foundation Abstract Presenter Travel Grant American Society of Echocardiography June 2012
    • Evers PD, Ranade D, Lewin M, Arya B
      Diagnostic Approach in Fetal Coarctation of the Aorta: A Cost-Utility Analysis.
      28410945 Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography , 2017 June : 30(6)589-594
    • Bhawna Arya, MD and Craig Sable, MD
      Abnormalities of the ductus arteriosus and pulmonary arteries
      Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From the Fetus to Adult, 2nd Ed. , 2017
    • Bhawna Arya, MD and Terrence Chun, MD
      Perinatal arrhythmias
      Avery's Diseases of the Newborn, 10th Ed. , 2017
    • Arya B, Kerstein D, Leu CS, Hayes D, Zuckerman WA, Krishnan U, Lai WW
      Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Atrial Pressure in a Pediatric and Young Adult Population.
      26667961 Pediatric cardiology , 2016 Mar. : 37(3)558-67
    • Buddhe S, Ferguson M, Arya B, Soriano BD
      Right Ventricular Apical Flattening as an Echocardiographic Screening Tool for Right Ventricular Enlargement.
      26667958 Pediatric cardiology , 2016 Mar. : 37(3)568-74
    • Arya B, Bhat A, Vernon M, Conwell J, Lewin M
      Utility of novel fetal echocardiographic morphometric measures of the aortic arch in the diagnosis of neonatal coarctation of the aorta.
      26630206 Prenatal diagnosis , 2016 Feb. : 36(2)127-34
    • Files MD, Arya B
      Preoperative Physiology, Imaging, and Management of Transposition of the Great Arteries.
      25900899 Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia , 2015 Sept. : 19(3)210-22
    • Arya B | Govindan R | Krishnan A | Duplessis A | Donofrio MT
      Feasibility of noninvasive fetal electrocardiographic monitoring in a clinical setting.
      Pediatric cardiology , 2015 June : 36(5)1042-9
    • Arya B, Krishnan A, Donofrio MT
      Clinical utility of ductus venosus flow in fetuses with right-sided congenital heart disease.
      25154936 Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine , 2014 Sept. : 33(9)1563-71
    • Woldu KL, Arya B, Bacha EA, Williams IA
      Impact of Neonatal Versus Nonneonatal Total Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot on Growth in the First Year of Life.
      25130079 The Annals of thoracic surgery , 2014 Aug. 14
    • Krishnan A, Arya B, Moak JP, Donofrio MT
      Outcomes of fetal echocardiographic surveillance in anti-SSA exposed fetuses at a large fetal cardiology center.
      24989941 Prenatal diagnosis , 2014 July 3
    • Arya B, Levasseur SM, Woldu K, Glickstein JS, Andrews HF, Williams IA
      Fetal Echocardiographic Measurements and the Need for Neonatal Surgical Intervention in Tetralogy of Fallot.
      24352665 Pediatric cardiology , 2013 Dec. 19
    • Hayes D, Arya B, Kleinman C
      Ventriculocoronary fistulae in a patient with transposition of the great arteries, hypoplastic left heart, and pulmonary atresia.
      22391402 Cardiology in the young , 2013 Feb. : 23(1)111-3
    • Arya B, Glickstein JS, Levasseur SM, Williams IA
      Parents of children with congenital heart disease prefer more information than cardiologists provide.
      22891764 Congenital heart disease , 2013 Jan. : 8(1)78-85 PMCID: PMC3502642
    • Arya B, Challenger M, Lai WW
      Anomalous chord of the left atrium without involvement of the mitral valve.
      22404153 Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) , 2012 Aug. : 29(7)E159-62

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Prenatally diagnoses absent pulmonary valve with intact ventricular septum and patent ductus arteriosus American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions Washington, District of Columbia June 2017
    PDA stenting is associated with decreased morbidity compared to surgical aortopulmonary shunt placement in neonates with ductal dependent pulmonary blood flow Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium Miami, Florida Jan. 2017
    . The Role of Regional Prenatal Cardiac Screening for Congenital Heart Disease: A Single Tertiary Center Experience with a Tiered Approach to Fetal Echocardiography American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions Seattle, Washington June 2016
    Diagnostic Approach in Fetal Coarctation of the Aorta: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions Chicago, IL April 2016
    Utility of novel fetal echocardiographic measurements in the diagnosis of neonatal critical coarctation of the aorta American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions Portland, Oregon June 2014
    Right ventricular apical flattening as an echocardiographic screening tool for right ventricular enlargement American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions Portland, Oregon June 2014
    Feasibility of non-invasive fetal electrocardiographic monitoring in a clinical setting Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting Vancouver, BC, Canada May 2014
    Maturational indexes of fetal heart rate variability. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting Vancouver, BC, Canada May 2014
    Technical Innovations in Pediatric Electrophysiology: Fetal Electrocardiograms American Heart Association Scientific Sessions Dallas, Texas Nov. 2013
    Fetal echocardiographic measurements and the need for neonatal surgical interventions in tetralogy of Fallot American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, Young Investigator Award Presentation New Orleans, Louisiana Oct. 2012
    Tetralogy of Fallot: Neonatal versus late surgical intervention, and growth in the first year of life American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition New Orleans, Louisiana Oct. 2012
    Fetal echocardiographic measurements and the need for neonatal surgical interventions in tetralogy of Fallot International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology World Congress Copenhagen, Denmark Sept. 2012
    Feasibility of electrocardiographic interval assessment in fetuses with and without congenital heart disease International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology World Congress Copenhagen, Denmark Sept. 2012
    Echocardiographic assessment of right atrial pressure in a pediatric and young adult population American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions National Harbor, Maryland July 2012
    Parents of Children with Congenital Heart Disease Prefer More Information than Cardiologists Provide American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition Boston, MA Oct. 2011
  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    Heart Center Research Initiative Seattle Children's Heart Center $23,600 July 2016 - June 2017

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

Medical/Professional School

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago

Residency

Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York
Pediatric Cardiology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington

Clinical Interests

Cardiac imaging, fetal cardiology, general cardiology

Research Description

Novel modalities in cardiac imaging, improved prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease, fetal physiology