Kalpana Thammineni, MD, MPH, FACC

Kalpana Thammineni, MD, MPH, FACC


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Specializing In

  • Pediatric Cardiologist

Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologist in Northern Virginia & Maryland

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 the 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, To Kill a Mockingbird

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






Board Certifications

Memberships & Associations

  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • Member of American Academy of Pediatrics


Outcomes after surgical coronary artery revascularisation in children with congenital heart disease Kalpana Thammineni, Jeffrey M Vinocur, Brian Harvey, Jeremiah S Menk, Michael Scott Kelleman, Anna-Maria Korakiti, Amanda S Thomas, James H Moller, James D St Louis, Lazaros K Kochilas

Thammineni K, Lohr J, Trefz M, Sivanandam S. Familial recurrence of congenital heart diseases. J Perinatol 2011, 31(11): 742-743. 

Pre-testing of a didactic visual cue activity as part of cognitive behavioral intervention adapted (CBI-A) to categorize risky behaviors, R Ohm, L Lue, K Prathipati, HV. McCoy, PhD, Annual meeting 2007, alpha.confex.com, 3328.0 Monday Nov 5, 2007 Abstract #153091

Results of laparoscopic surgical treatment of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome found in young patients being treated for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Georgios Hartas, MD, Kalpana Thammineni, MD, Michael Slack, MD, Timothy Kane, MD, Hasan Abdallah MD

Media Appearances

Potomac View Television Show: Topic- “Children and Heart Health”. Comcast Channel 2 aired every Tuesday at 6:30 PM in the month of February 2018.