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Nader H. Atallah-Yunes, M.D.

Nader H. Atallah-Yunes, M.D.

Imaging Sciences , Pediatrics , Pediatric Cardiology

4.9 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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About Me

General Pediatric Cardiology
Echocardiography, transthoracic, transesophageal, intracardiac and fetal cardiac imaging Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Certified Specialties

Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital (USA). 2003 - 2004

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, University Hospital-SUNY Health Science Center. 1993 - 1997

Residency, Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate University Hospital. 1990 - 1993

Internship, General Practice, American University of Beirut Medical Center (Lebanon). 1989 - 1990


MD | American University of Beirut. 1989


Physician's Recognition Award (25 Credits). 2000


Journal Articles

Long-term outcomes up to 25 years following balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty: A multicenter study.

Hansen RL, Naimi I, Wang H, Atallah N, Smith F, Byrum C, Kveselis D, Leonard G, Devanagondi R, Egan M

Congenital heart disease.. 2019 June 28 Epub 06/28/2019.

Distal Transverse Arch to Left Carotid Artery Ratio Helps to Identify Infants With Aortic Arch Hypoplasia.

Swartz MF, Simon B, Atallah-Yunes N, Cholette JM, Orie J, Gensini F, Alfieris GM

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2015 September 100 (3):1004-11; discussion 1011-2. Epub 07/23/2015.

Hypertensive changes within the aortic arch of infants and children with isolated coarctation.

Swartz MF, Morrow D, Atallah-Yunes N, Cholette JM, Gensini F, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2013 July 96 (1):190-5. Epub 05/31/2013.

Decreased incidence of supravalvar pulmonary stenosis after arterial switch operation.

Swartz MF, Sena A, Atallah-Yunes N, Meagher C, Cholette JM, Gensini F, Alfieris GM

Circulation.. 2012 September 11126 (11 Suppl 1):S118-22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Surgical strategy for aortic coarctation repair resulting in physiologic arm and leg blood pressures.

Swartz MF, Atallah-Yunes N, Meagher C, Schiralli MP, Cholette J, Orie J, Gensini F, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM

Congenital heart disease.. 2011 6 (6):583-91. Epub 11/03/2011.

Regional sharing optimizes arterial switch outcomes

Alfieris, GM.; Dadlani, GH.; Vermilion, RP.; Smith, FC.; Atallah- Yunes, NH.; Dawson, CE.; Cable, RC.; Orav, EJ.; Kozlowski, A.; Gaum, WE.; Lipshultz, SE.

Pediatric Cardiology. 2005; 20(1): 21-25.

Pediatric digital echocardiography

Atallah, NA.; Smith, FC.

Pediatric Cardiology Today. 2005; 3(9): 12.

A role for the aryl hydrocarbon receptor in cardiac physiology and function as demonstrated by AhR knockout mice.

Vasquez A, Atallah-Yunes N, Smith FC, You X, Chase SE, Silverstone AE, Vikstrom KL

Cardiovascular toxicology.. 2003 3 (2):153-63. Epub 1900 01 01.

Postoperative assessment of a modified surgical approach to repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Long-term follow-up.

Atallah-Yunes NH, Kavey RE, Bove EL, Smith FC, Kveselis DA, Byrum CJ, Gaum WE

Circulation.. 1996 November 194 (9 Suppl):II22-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.7 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.9 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars


Nov 22, 2023

5.0 stars

Love our visits because of the people there.

Sep 06, 2023

5.0 stars

Great with [...], typically explains changes (concerns) what to expect.

Oct 14, 2022

5.0 stars

They always ask what else they can answer for me

Jun 02, 2022