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Puneet Bhatla, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist, Radiologist

Dr. Puneet Bhatla is a Pediatric Cardiologist working with New York Langone Medical Center in New York. He is a specialist and a renowned doctor

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Dr. Bhatla is a passionate and enthusiastic specialist who takes pride in his practice and patient care. Patients are often quoted saying that Dr. Puneet is one of the nicest, good-natured and single-faceted medical professional they have ever visited. He has earned a name and already cemented a place as a professional doctor of own field.

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York (Senior Fellow, Advanced Noninvasive Imaging-Cardiac MRI and Echocardiography)
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York (Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology)
  • S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan (MBBS)
  • Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York (MD)


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Radiology, NYU School of Medicine- NY
  • Clinical Assistant, Department of Pediatrics, Ashok Gupta Clinic, Jaipur, India
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, National
  • Institute of Medical Sciences Medical School, Jaipur, India

Teaching Experience

  • Invited Speaker to NYU Head to Toe Imaging Conference; Cardiac MR in Congenital Heart Disease: A segmental approach
  • Lecturer, Pediatric Cardiology Fellows, "Approach to a patient with Tachyarrhythmia"
  • New York Pediatric Echo society meeting Presented echo images of a rare case of "Right Juxtaposition of morphological left atrial appendage"
  • Instructor at the "Congenital Heart Disease" pathology teaching lab for the second year medical students
  • Lecturer, Pediatric Cardiology Fellows and Sonographers, "Quantification of Aortic regurgitation- ASE guidelines"
  • Lecturer, Pediatric Cardiology Fellows and Pediatric Residents, "Transposition Physiology"
  • Lecturer, Physician Assistants, "Postoperative management in congenital heart disease"
  • Lecturer, Pediatric Cardiology Fellows and Sonographers, "Quantification of mitral Regurgitation-ASE guidelines"
  • Lecturer, Pediatric Cardiology Fellows, "Single ventricle physiology"
  • OSCE for PGY1, PGY2 and PGY 3 house staff, Department of Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical center, NY
  • Lecturer, Professorial rounds, Department of Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, NY "Approach to a child with resistant tachycardia with emphasis on Persistent Junctional reentry tachycardia".
  • Lecturer, Grand Rounds "Clinical-Pathological conference", Maimonides Medical Center, NY
  • Lecturer, Noon Conference "AAP guidelines-Neonatal jaundice", Maimonides Medical center, NY


  • American Board of Pediatrics Certificate
  • Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance imaging
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography
  • Member, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Medical Council of India
  • Member, Delhi Medical Council

Honors and Awards

  • Medical school honors in Anatomy, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
  • Gold Medal Award, SMS Medical College, India
  • Two Star Award for excellence in care of Children, Department of Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical center, NY


  • Effect of phototherapy on calcium homeostasis and study other side effects; Bhatla P, Acharya U, Bhatla T et al. Current Medical trends; 06/2004, volume: 8/no.2: 1520-1526
  • Lytrivi ID, Bhatla P, Ko HH, Yau J, Geiger MK, Walsh R, et al. Normal values for left ventricular volume in infants and young children by the echocardiographic sub-xiphoid five-sixth area by length (bullet) method. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2011; 24: 214-8.
  • J.C. Nielsen, I.D. Lytrivi, H.H. Ko, P. Bhatla, I.A. Parness and S. Srivastava, The accuracy of echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular size in children by the 5/6 area x length (bullet) method, Echocardiography 27 (2010), pp. 691-695
  • Puneet Bhatla, J.C. Nielsen, Cardiovascular MR as an alternate method for serial evaluation of proximal aorta; Comparison with echocardiography. Echocardiography 2013 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/echo.12105
  • Bhatla P, Nielsen JC, Ko HH, Doucette J, Lytrivi ID, Srivastava S. Normal values of Left atrial volume in pediatric age group using a validated allometric model. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Nov; 5(6):791-6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING. 112.974428 Epub 2012 Oct 16
  • Shubhika Srivastava, Puneet Bhatla Pulmonic Valvar Disease; Reich: Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, A Companion to Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia textbook


  • Comparison of Aortic root measurements by 3D SSFP CMR to 2D echocardiography- Bhatla P, Nielsen J. -Abstract presented at Society of Cardiac MR Conference- France and 15th Annual update on Congenital Heart Disease, Phoenix AZ- Cardiology 2011 conference. Abstract published in World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and Journal of Cardiovascular MR
  • Normative data on LA volumes by 2D echocardiography using the correct Allometric indexing method- Bhatla P, Ko H, Nielsen J, Srivastava S- Podium presentation in the Young Investigator award category, National meeting of American Academy of Pediatrics (Cardiology and cardiac surgery chapter) October 2011
  • Poster Presentation, Pediatric Research Day 2011, Mount Sinai Medical center, "Agreement between 2D- echocardiography and 3D SSFP for aortic root dimensions"
  • Poster Presentation, Pediatric Research Day 2010, Mount Sinai Medical center, "Normal Values for Left Ventricular volume in Infants and Young Children by the Subxiphoid Five-Sixth Area by Length (Bullet) Method"
  • Poster Presentation, Pediatrics Research Day 2009, Mount Sinai Medical Center, "The Accuracy of Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Size in Children by the 5/6 Area x Length (Bullet) Method"
  • Poster Presentation, Pediatrics Research Day 2007, Maimonides Medical Center, "Effect of Phototherapy on Calcium Homeostasis"