Physicians with Heart: Dr. Sanghee Ro

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Sanghee Ro

Although Sanghee Ro, MD, joined Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology at an unusual time – it was in the thick of COVID-19 – she was eager to put her extensive training into practice in the up-and-coming field of fetal cardiology.…

Child having ECHO

Pediatric ECHOs and EKGs Reveal Information About the Heart

Two of the tools pediatric cardiologists have when they want to gather more information about a child’s heart include the echocardiogram (ECHO) and the electrocardiogram (EKG). Both are noninvasive, painless and quick ways to learn about the heart’s structure and…

A child diagnosed with CHD holding a 1in 100 sign.

My Child has CHD – What happens now?

So you’ve learned that your child has a congenital heart defect (CHD). Their diagnosis may feel overwhelming. You may feel like the world has gone sideways. “My first reaction was to pick my baby up and run out the door;…

Pediatric Cardiologist Answers Your Questions About Cardiomyopathy

Pediatric Cardiologist Answers Your Questions About Cardiomyopathy

Robert Whitehill, MD, a pediatric cardiologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology (formerly Sibley Heart Center Cardiology), answers some common questions about cardiomyopathy, a rare but dangerous disease of the heart muscle that affects approximately one out of 100,000 children…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Lazaros Kochilas

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Lazaros Kochilas

Dr. Lazaros Kochilas, pediatric cardiologist at Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, says that accomplishing the overall mission to care for patients and advance the knowledge of heart disease keeps him excited about coming to work every day. In addition to being…