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Rajiv Devanagondi, M.D.

Rajiv Devanagondi, M.D.

Cardiology , Pediatrics , Pediatric Cardiology

5 out of 5 stars
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About Me

Dr. Devanagondi's clinical interests include interventional cardiac catheterization for infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, general pediatric cardiology as well as adult congenital heart disease.

Certified Specialties

Adult Congenital Heart Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 2014 - 2015

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan CS Mott Children's Hospital. 2011 - 2014

Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 2009 - 2011

Internship, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 2008 - 2009


MD | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 2008


Strong Star recipient. 2019

Strong Star recipient. 2019

Strong Star recipient. 2016

Strong Star recipient. 2015

The Strecher Fellow Award. 2012

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Senior Resident Clinician Award. 2011

Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service. 2005

Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society. 2004

Alpha Beta Kappa Pre-Medical Honors Society. 2003

Provost's Undergraduate Research Award. 2002


Dr. Devanagondi's research interests include evaluating long-term outcomes following transcatheter interventions and cardiac surgery and evaluating new interventional devices and treatment modalities.


Journal Articles

Emergence of the natural history of Myhre syndrome: 47 patients evaluated in the Massachusetts General Hospital Myhre Syndrome Clinic (2016-2023).

Lin AE, Scimone ER, Thom RP, Balaguru D, Kinane TB, Moschovis PP, Cohen MS, Tan W, Hague CD, Dannheim K, Levitsky LL, Lilly E, DiGiacomo DV, Masse KM, Kadzielski SM, Zar-Kessler CA, Ginns LC, Neumeyer AM, Colvin MK, Elder JS, Learn CP, Mou H, Weagle KM, Buch KA, Butler WE, Alhadid K, Musolino PL, Sultana S, Bandyopadhyay D, Rapalino O, Peacock ZS, Chou EL, Heidary G, Dorfman AT, Morris SA, Bergin JD, Rayment JH, Schimmenti LA, Lindsay ME,

American journal of medical genetics. Part A.. 2024 May 23 :e63638. Epub 05/23/2024.

New-Onset Anasarca in a Previously Healthy 10-year-old.

Ackley D, Eastburg L, Devanagondi R

Pediatrics in review. 2023 May 144 (5):283-285. Epub 1900 01 01.

Physiological fetal vascular shunts and failure to regress: what the radiologist needs to know.

Leshen MA, Devanagondi R, Saul D, Chaturvedi A

Pediatric radiology.. 2022 February 15 Epub 02/15/2022.

The incidence of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury resulting in vocal cord paralysis following interventional congenital catheterisation procedures.

Shahrier AZ, Chinchilli VM, Qureshi AM, Prieto LR, Levi DS, Boe BA, Turner DR, Rubio AE, Trucco SM, Devanagondi R, Law MA, Bass JL, Pihkala JI, Weber HS

Cardiology in the young.. 2022 February 14 :1-5. Epub 02/14/2022.

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.

Protein Losing Enteropathy After Cardiac Transplantation Successfully Treated by Stent Implantation.

Devanagondi R, Suntharos P, Boyle GJ, Prieto LR

World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery.. 2017 November 8 (6):754-757. Epub 08/22/2016.

Long-Term Outcomes of Balloon Valvuloplasty for Isolated Pulmonary Valve Stenosis.

Devanagondi R, Peck D, Sagi J, Donohue J, Yu S, Pasquali SK, Armstrong AK

Pediatric cardiology.. 2017 February 38 (2):247-254. Epub 11/08/2016.

Results of coil closure of patent ductus arteriosus using a tapered tip catheter for enhanced control.

Devanagondi R, Latson L, Bradley-Skelton S, Prieto L

Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.. 2016 August 88 (2):233-8. Epub 01/23/2016.

Hemodynamic and Hematologic Effects of Histotripsy of Free-Flowing Blood: Implications for Ultrasound-Mediated Thrombolysis.

Devanagondi R, Zhang X, Xu Z, Ives K, Levin A, Gurm H, Owens GE

Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR.. 2015 October 26 (10):1559-65. Epub 05/04/2015.

Transcatheter occlusion of large pulmonary arteriovenous malformations using multiple devices in a neonate.

Devanagondi R, Tapio JB, Grifka RG

Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.. 2015 February 1585 (3):430-4. Epub 06/17/2014.

A tale of two brothers: anomalous coronary arteries in two siblings.

Devanagondi R, Brenner J, Vricella L, Ravekes W

Pediatric cardiology.. 2008 July 29 (4):816-9. Epub 02/27/2008.

Neuroanatomical substrates for paroxysmal dyskinesia in lethargic mice.

Devanagondi R, Egami K, LeDoux MS, Hess EJ, Jinnah HA

Neurobiology of disease.. 2007 September 27 (3):249-57. Epub 05/10/2007.

Penetrance of mutations in plakophilin-2 among families with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy.

Dalal D, James C, Devanagondi R, Tichnell C, Tucker A, Prakasa K, Spevak PJ, Bluemke DA, Abraham T, Russell SD, Calkins H, Judge DP

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2006 October 348 (7):1416-24. Epub 09/12/2006.

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Patient Comments

5.0 stars

The doctor was wonderful!!! He went above & beyond to see my daughter right away that week, spent a lot of time talking to us & we felt so much better upon leaving his office. I'd highly recommend him!!!

Jan 13, 2024

5.0 stars

Experience was excellent!!

Jun 26, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. spoke to daughter, was very kind, listened to both of us. We are willing to drive 95 miles to see him [...].

Nov 28, 2022

5.0 stars

Dr. Devanagondi is so nice and knowledgeable - I am so happy that he is [...] cardiologist.

Nov 16, 2022

3.8 stars

He has great bedside manners and very polite and soft spoken

Sep 30, 2022

5.0 stars

Dr. D. is amazing! He has been by our side the whole time, any questions we have he answers.

Sep 19, 2022

4.6 stars

My care provider does a fantastic job of telling me and explaining what is happening.

Aug 18, 2022

5.0 stars


Aug 16, 2022

5.0 stars

Dr. Devanagondi is, hands down, the most trustworthy and knowledgeable doctor.

Aug 09, 2022

5.0 stars

Excellent care!

Jun 21, 2022


Dr. D. is amazing, he always answers any questions we have regarding our daughter and her upcoming surgery.

Jun 07, 2022


We've been to this office before but he's a new-to-us provider. He knew our chart and really took his time with us. We were very impressed.

Apr 18, 2022