Cardiac Team

Anita J. Moon-Grady, M.D. F.A.A.P., F.A.C.C.

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, UCSF Fetal Cardiovascular Program

Dr. Anita Moon-Grady is the director of the Fetal Cardiovascular Program at UCSF. She trained in both pediatric cardiology and neonatal/perinatal medicine and specializes in pediatric and fetal echocardiography and intraoperative assessment during congenital cardiac surgery and fetal surgery. Her clinical work is based primarily in the Pediatric and Fetal Echocardiography Laboratory, and she...

V. Mohan Reddy, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Pediatric Heart Center

V. Mohan Reddy, MD, is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF and Co-Director of the Pediatric Heart Center at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital - San Francisco.

Dr. Reddy earned his master's degree from the Institute of Medicine in New Delhi and his medical degree from Kakatiya Medical College in Warngal, India. He completed general surgical and...

Michael Brook, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
Director, Pediatric Echocardiography

Dr. Michael Brook is the director of the Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory and a pediatric cardiologist. He is particularly interested in transesophageal and contrast echocardiography and the assessment of ventricular function by echocardiography. He also is interested in digital echocardiography and in computer applications of cardiology. Brook sees outpatients at the clinic based in...

Phillip Moore, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Dr. Phillip Moore, director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, specializes in the treatment of congenital heart disease and is active in developing and testing new catheter-based devices and procedures.

He is internationally known for his work on patent ductus arteriosus and atrial septal defect device closure as well as the new...

Shabnam Peyvandi, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Shabnam Peyvandi is an assistant professor in the division of pediatric cardiology at UCSF. Her clinical interests include fetal diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease in addition to transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. She also heads the pediatric cardiovascular genetics program at UCSF, specializing in cardiac genetic issues from fetal development to...

Emilio Quezada, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Emilio Quezada is an assistant clinical professor in the division of pediatric cardiology at UCSF. He is trained in pediatric cardiology and advanced imaging including transthoracic, transesophageal and fetal echocardiography. His main focus is outpatient prenatal diagnosis with fetal echocardiography and management of congenital heart disease in the pediatric population. He sees patients...

Nicole Cresalia, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Nicole Cresalia is a pediatric cardiologist with expertise in pediatric, fetal and transesophageal echocardiography, which uses sound waves to create moving images of the heart. In addition to treating infants and children as outpatients in the clinic, she cares for hospitalized pediatric patients with heart disease or following cardiac surgery.

Cresalia enjoys educating families on...

Leanne Duong, NP

Nurse Practitioner
Fetal Heart Center

Ms. Duong, a native of the Bay Area, joined the Fetal Heart Center in 2015.  She spent the last 13 years as a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UCLA. She is a graduate of UCSF, where she earned her MS in Acute Care Pediatrics and Nurse Practitioner license. Her focus on becoming an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner was to develop an expertise in the clinical management of...