Sujatha Buddhe, MD, MS

Sujatha  Buddhe, MD, MS

Cardiology, Cardiac MRI Program

On staff since September 2013

Children's Title: Director, Non-invasive Imaging Research

Academic Title: Associate Professor

  • Sujatha Buddhe, MBBS,MS, is an attending physician at the Seattle Children's Hospital and Associate 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.

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

    • Toro KD, Soriano BD, Buddhe S
      Right ventricular global longitudinal strain in repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
      27543374 Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), 2016 Oct. : 33(10)1557-1562
    • Buddhe S, Lewin M, Olson A, Ferguson M, Soriano BD
      Comparison of left ventricular function assessment between echocardiography and MRI in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
      27173979 Pediatric radiology, 2016 Sept. : 46(10)1399-408
    • 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 March : 37(3)568-74
    • Buddhe S, Richmond ME, Gilbreth J, Lai WW
      Longitudinal Strain by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients.
      25919980 Congenital heart disease, 2015 July : 10(4)362-70
    • Buddhe S, Shah A, Lai WW
      Progression of right ventricular dilation in repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
      24591270 Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 2015 March : 41(3)730-7
    • Sullivan PM, Dervan LA, Reiger S, Buddhe S, Schwartz SM
      Risk of Congenital Heart Defects in the Offspring of Smoking Mothers: A Population-Based Study.
      25578997 The Journal of pediatrics, 2015 Jan. 9
    • Dhuper S, Buddhe S, Patel S
      Managing cardiovascular risk in overweight children and adolescents.
      23580344 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.
      22931553 Congenital heart disease, 2013 March : 8(2)167-73
    • Buddhe S, Singh H, Du W, Karpawich PP
      Radiofrequency and cryoablation therapies for supraventricular arrhythmias in the young: five-year review of efficacies.
      22452328 Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, 2012 June : 35(6)711-7
    • Buddhe S, Du W, L'Ecuyer T
      Impact of pulmonary hypertension on transplant outcomes in pediatric cardiomyopathy patients.
      22471690 Pediatric transplantation, 2012 June : 16(4)367-72

  • 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
    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
    Depression in Adolescents Feasibility of Effective Screening The Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Meeting Philadelphia 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
  • 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


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Cardiology

Medical/Professional School

Osmania Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, India
University of Michigan Public Health-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI


Children's Hospital of Michigan GME, Detroit, MI
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NY-Presbyter, New York, NY

Clinical Interests

Congenital heart disease, cross sectional imaging, non-invasive cardiac imaging