Shabnam Peyvandi, MD, MAS

Co-director, Healthy Hearts and Minds Program
Pediatric cardiologist

Dr. Shabnam Peyvandi is a pediatric cardiologist with expertise in the prenatal diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease.

Peyvandi founded and co-directs the Healthy Hearts and Minds Program, a specialty program within the UCSF Pediatric Heart Center that focuses on long-term development and quality of life for children with congenital heart disease. Her team participates in national and international collaborative efforts to promote the well-being of children with this condition. She also serves as the physician lead for the cardiovascular genetics program at Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, collaborating with providers in adult cardiology to provide family-based care for patients with inherited cardiovascular diseases.

Peyvandi’s funded research focuses on outcomes related to central nervous system development in children with congenital heart disease.

Peyvandi earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed a residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She completed a cardiology fellowship and an advanced fellowship in imaging and fetal cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia before joining UCSF in 2013. She also has a master of advanced study degree in clinical research from the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Peyvandi is a fellow of the American Heart Association and American Society of Echocardiography. She is a nominated member of the Society for Pediatric Research. At UCSF, she has won numerous research and teaching awards.

Clinics

Cardiovascular Genetics Center
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2008
Fax: (415) 353-4144

Fetal Cardiovascular Program
1855 Fourth St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1887
Fax: (415) 502-0660

Healthy Hearts and Minds (H2M) Program:
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor, 6A
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone (patients under age 3):
(415) 476-7324
Phone (patients 3 years old and up):
(415) 353-2080

Pediatric Echocardiography
1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-3774
Fax: (415) 353-8675

Pediatric Heart Center Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2008
Fax: (415) 353-4144

More about Shabnam Peyvandi

Education

New York Medical College 2006

Residencies

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatrics 2009

Fellowships

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Cardiology 2012

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Moon-Grady AJ, Peyvandi S. Measuring Up Before Birth: The New Normal. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Jul; 11(7):e008008.
  2. Guo T, Chau V, Peyvandi S, Latal B, McQuillen PS, Knirsch W, Synnes A, Feldmann M, Naef N, Chakravarty MM, De Petrillo A, Duerden EG, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP. White matter injury in term neonates with congenital heart diseases: Topology & comparison with preterm newborns. Neuroimage. 2018 Jun 08.
  3. Peyvandi S, Latal B, Miller SP, McQuillen PS. The neonatal brain in critical congenital heart disease: Insights and future directions. Neuroimage. 2018 May 19.
  4. Peyvandi S, Chau V, Guo T, Xu D, Glass HC, Synnes A, Poskitt K, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP, McQuillen PS. Neonatal Brain Injury and Timing of Neurodevelopmental Assessment in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 08; 71(18):1986-1996.
  5. Karamlou T, Peyvandi S, Federman M, Goff D, Murthy R, Kumar SR. Resolving the Fontan paradox: Addressing socioeconomic and racial disparities in patients with a single ventricle. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr; 155(4):1727-1731.
  6. Steurer MA, Baer RJ, Keller RL, Oltman S, Chambers CD, Norton ME, Peyvandi S, Rand L, Rajagopal S, Ryckman KK, Moon-Grady AJ, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Gestational Age and Outcomes in Critical Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatrics. 2017 Oct; 140(4).
  7. Peyvandi S, Kim H, Lau J, Barkovich AJ, Campbell A, Miller S, Xu D, McQuillen P. The association between cardiac physiology, acquired brain injury, and postnatal brain growth in critical congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan; 155(1):291-300.e3.
  8. Hinkle KA, Peyvandi S, Stiver C, Killen SAS, Weng HY, Etheridge SP, Puchalski MD. Postnatal Outcomes of Fetal Supraventricular Tachycardia: a Multicenter Study. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Oct; 38(7):1317-1323.
  9. Adamson G, Karamlou T, Moore P, Natal-Hernandez L, Tabbutt S, Peyvandi S. Coarctation Index Predicts Recurrent Aortic Arch Obstruction Following Surgical Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta in Infants. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Aug; 38(6):1241-1246.
  10. Steurer MA, Peyvandi S, Baer RJ, MacKenzie T, Li BC, Norton ME, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Moon-Grady AJ. Epidemiology of Live Born Infants with Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis-Insights from a Population-Based Dataset. J Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 187:182-188.e3.
  11. Lodin D, Mavrothalassitis O, Haberer K, Sunderji S, Quek RGW, Peyvandi S, Moon-Grady A, Karamlou T. Revisiting the utility of technical performance scores following tetralogy of Fallot repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug; 154(2):585-595.e3.
  12. Peyvandi S, Nguyen TA, Almeida-Jones M, Boe N, Rhee L, Anton T, Sklansky M, Tarsa M, Satou G, Moon-Grady AJ. Timing and Mode of Delivery in Prenatally Diagnosed Congenital Heart Disease- an Analysis of Practices within the University of California Fetal Consortium (UCfC). Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Mar; 38(3):588-595.
  13. Beattie M, Peyvandi S, Ganesan S, Moon-Grady A. Toward Improving the Fetal Diagnosis of Coarctation of the Aorta. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Feb; 38(2):344-352.
  14. Peyvandi S, De Santiago V, Chakkarapani E, Chau V, Campbell A, Poskitt KJ, Xu D, Barkovich AJ, Miller S, McQuillen P. Association of Prenatal Diagnosis of Critical Congenital Heart Disease With Postnatal Brain Development and the Risk of Brain Injury. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 170(4):e154450.
  15. Dayan JG, Peyvandi S, Moon-Grady AJ. Pulmonary Atresia With an Intact Ventricular Septum in the Setting of D-Transposition of the Great Arteries With a Hypoplastic Left Ventricle: Fetal Diagnosis. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Dec; 34(12):2313-5.
  16. Nawaytou HM, Peyvandi S, Brook MM, Silverman N, Moon-Grady AJ. Right Ventricular Systolic-to-Diastolic Time Index: Hypoplastic Left Heart Fetuses Differ Significantly from Normal Fetuses. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2016 Feb; 29(2):143-9.
  17. Karamlou T, Peyvandi S. Hybrid versus Norwood: "Fifty shades of grey". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep; 150(3):456-7.
  18. Derderian SC, Jeanty C, Fleck SR, Cheng LS, Peyvandi S, Moon-Grady AJ, Farrell J, Hirose S, Gonzalez J, Keller RL, MacKenzie TC. The many faces of hydrops. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jan; 50(1):50-4; discussion 54.
  19. Peyvandi S, Rychik J, Zhang X, Shea JA, Goldmuntz E. Preconceptual Folic Acid Use and Recurrence Risk Counseling for Congenital Heart Disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 May-Jun; 10(3):219-25.
  20. Peyvandi S, Ingall E, Woyciechowski S, Garbarini J, Mitchell LE, Goldmuntz E. Risk of congenital heart disease in relatives of probands with conotruncal cardiac defects: an evaluation of 1,620 families. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Jun; 164A(6):1490-5.

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