Pooja A. Nawathe, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Associate Director, Congenital Cardiac Intensive Care

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd.
North Tower 4248
Los Angeles, CA 90048





Pooja A. Nawathe, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Associate Director, Congenital Cardiac Intensive Care

  • Peds/Critical Care

Congenital Heart Diseases - Pediatric

Congenital Heart Surgery

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Critical Care Medicine

  • Medical School: Topiwala National Medical College, 2002
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, 2007
  • Fellowship: New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2010
  • Young Investigator Finalist at the Eastern Society of Pediatric Research Conference, 2010
  • Pediatric Fellows Poster Day Award recipient for Excellence in Translational Science, 2010
  • Young Investigator Award finalist in Section of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, 2010
  • Sheldon L. Brenner Resident Research Award. (Outstanding research during residency training), 2006
  • Accreditation Review Committee, Society of Simulation in Healthcare, 2017-2020
  • Vice-Chair for Pediatric Online module development committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2019-2020
  • Society of Simulation in Healthcare, Provisional Accreditation Board of Review, 2019-2022
  • Co-Chair, Society of Critical Care Medicine Research Section-Simulation Education Subcommittee, 2020-2022

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Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Nawathe PA, Kryukova Y, Oren RV, Milanesi R, Clancy CE, Lu JT, Moss AJ, Difrancesco D, Robinson RB. An LQTS6 MiRP1 mutation suppresses pacemaker current and is associated with sinus bradycardia. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Sep;24(9):1021-1027.
  • Nawathe PA, Ravindranath TM, Satwani P, Baird JS. Severe hemorrhagic coagulopathy with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis secondary to Epstein-Barr virus-associated T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May;14(4):e176-181.
  • Pooja Nawathe MD, Myriam Almeida-Jones, MD; Christina Wheelwright, NP;Evan M. Zahn, MD. Case Study of Severe Hemolysis Following Case Study of Severe Atrial Septal Defect Closure. September 2018 issue Congenital Cardiology Today.
  • Pooja Kulkarni, Josef Cortez. Anemia. Clinical Pediatrics (Phila). June 2007; 46 (5): 462-465.

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