Dr Gunjan Banga

Assistant Professor

Department of Cardiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assistant Professor in Pediatric Cardiology
    • Education and research mentoring of medical students, pediatric residents, adult cardiology fellows and cardiovascular technology students

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Pediatric Cardiology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Mangalore 11/2009
MD Pediatrics Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas, USA 06/2014
MD Pediatric Cardiology Nemours/ Alfred. I duPont Hospital for Children, Delaware, USA 06/2017
MD Advanced Pediatric Cardiac Imaging in Fetal Echocardiography and Cardiovascular MRI Nemours/ Alfred. I duPont Hospital for Children, Delaware, USA 06/2018

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India Assistant Professor 12/2/2018- Till Date
Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE Fellowship in Advanced Cardiac Non-invasive Imaging 7/1/2017- 6/30/2018
Nemours/ Alfred I.duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE Pediatric Cardiology fellowship 7/1/2014-6/30/2017
Texas Tech University Medical School, Amarillo, TX Pediatric Residency 7/1/2011-6/30/2014
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania Research Associate 06/2010- 12/2010
Deen Dayal Uphadaya Hospital, India Junior Resident 12/2009 - 03/2010
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Illinois Visiting Medical Student 04/2009 - 07/2009
Employees' State Insurance Corporation Hospital, India Intern 03/2008 - 10/2009

1. STUDY ON FETAL NOMOGRAMS AND Z-SCORE FOR CARDIOVASCULAR PARAMETERS

Prinicipal Investigator: Dr Gunjan Banga

Co-Investigators: Dr Akhila, Dr Krishananda Nayak

Brief Overview: Measuring fetal nomograms for cardiovascular parameters in Indian population to detect abnormality. There is no existing data

2. PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENING OF CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

3. STANDARDIZING PROTOCOL FOR CT SCAN FOR CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Basics of congenital heart disease, acquired heart disease in paediatrics, basics of electrocardiography, echocardiography and fetal echocardiography

Area of Expertise

Congenital heart Disease, Acquired Paediatric Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Paediatric Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Fetal Echocardiography, Clinical research, Quality improvement initiatives in health care, Education of trainees

Area of Research

Fetal echo, pulmonary hypertension, critical congenital heart disease

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology)
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • NNFK ultrasound and echocardiography teaching committee

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients With Antibodies to Heat Shock Protein 70 Have Poor Prognoses

Kahloon R, Xue J, Bhargava A, Csizmadia E, Otterbein L, Kass D, Bon J, Soejima M, Levesque M,       Lindell  K, Gibson K, Kaminski N, Banga G, Oddis C, Pilewski J, Sciurba F, Donahoe M, Zhang Y, Duncan S. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients With Antibodies to Heat Shock Protein 70 Have Poor Prognoses. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Apr 1;187(7):768-75 PMID: 23262513

Gender Disparity among Preterm Born Neonates

Gunjan Banga, Apurv Barche, Ruchi Singh, Christopher Sheehan, Tetyana L Vasylyeva, Gender Disparity among Preterm Born Neonates, International Journal of Integrative Pediatrics and Environmental Medicine, Vol 2 (2015)

Cardiac Monitoring of Tuberous Sclerosis and Cardiac Rhabdomyomas in the Pediatric Age Group

 Gunjan Banga, M.D., Srilatha Alapati, M.D. and Eugene Luckstead, M.D. Cardiac Monitoring of Tuberous Sclerosis and Cardiac Rhabdomyomas in the Pediatric Age Group. Panhandle Health, Vol.24/No.2