• The Heart House

Kalpana Thammineni, MD

Dr. Thammineni  received her medical degree from Osmania Medical College and completed a residency in pediatrics in King George Hospital, India.  She completed a residency in pediatrics from Miami Children’s Hospital. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology from the University of Minnesota. She received a Master’s degree from Florida International University in the field of Public Health with a focus on Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Dr. Thammineni is a board certified in pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology and American Academy of Pediatrics. She has published in peer reviewed journals.

Academic Interests:  Fetal cardiology, fetal arrhythmias, pediatric congenital heart disease, pediatric echocardiography and pediatric transesophageal echocardiography

Most Inspired by: Children

Hobbies: Gardening, listening to music, spending time with her family

Favorite Music: Jazz, classical Indian

Favorite Movie: A Beautiful Mind, Taare Zameen Par

Favorite books: Alice In Wonderland, My Experiments WithTtruth

Favorite quotes:  “Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong. Sometime in your life, you will have been all of these.”- Gautama Buddha

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Children's Heart Institute

P. O. Box 10066 McLean, VA 22102

Central Registration (patient appointments):

phone - 703-481-5801

Billing Inquiries:

phone - 571-612-2600 /  fax - 571-266-4096