Cardiac Team

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

Professor, Pediatrics
Director, UCSF Fetal Cardiovascular Program
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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...

Alice Parker, RN, MS, CPNP-AC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Heart Center
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

Alice Parker is a nurse practitioner with Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. She completed her bachelor's degree in nursing at California State University's School of Nursing in Hayward, Calif. She earned her Master of Science at the UCSF School of Nursing, where she trained as an acute care pediatric nurse...

V. Mohan Reddy, M.D.

Professor, Surgery
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Pediatric Heart Center
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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...

Phillip Moore, M.D., MBA

Professor, Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Cardiology
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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...

Michael Brook, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Echocardiography
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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...

Nicole Cresalia, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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...

Whitnee Hogan, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

Dr. Whitnee Hogan is an assistant professor in the division of pediatric cardiology at UCSF. She has advanced training in pediatric, transesophageal, and fetal echocardiography. Her research interests include improving the detection of congenital heart disease, both before and after birth.  Additionally, she has an interest in improving the quality of life of those with congenital heart...

Shabnam Peyvandi, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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, Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiologist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

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...

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