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Priya Sekar, M.D., M.P.H.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Languages: English, Spanish, Tamil

Expertise: Pediatric Cardiology

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
Appointment Phone: 410-955-6666

1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-0706


Dr. Priya Sekar is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise are fetal and pediatric cardiology, echocardiography and noninvasive imaging

After receiving her undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago, Dr. Sekar earned a master’s degree in public health from George Washington University. She received her medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School. She completed her general pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland and performed her pediatric cardiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She was a clinical research fellow at the University of Alberta/Stollery Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Sekar is certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. She was a fetal/perinatal cardiology and clinical research fellow at the University of Alberta/Stollery Children's Hospital. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (2002)


  • Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland / Pediatrics (2005)


  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center / Pediatric Cardiology (2008)
  • University of Alberta/Stollery Children's Hospital (2009)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Cardiology (2010)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Sekar P, Hornberger LK. "The role of fetal echocardiography in fetal intervention: a symbiotic relationship." Clin Perinatol. 2009 Jun;36(2):301-27, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.clp.2009.03.013.

Hinton RB, Andelfinger G, Sekar P, Hinton AC, Gendron RL, Michelfelder EC, Robitaille Y, Benson DW. "Prenatal head growth and white matter injury in hypoplastic left heart syndrome." Pediatr Res. 2008 Oct;64(4):364-9. doi: 10.1203/PDR.0b013e3181827bf4.

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