Rukmalee Erandika Vithana, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Children (1-11 years), Infants (up to 1 year)



Congenital Heart Disease, Fetal Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5437
1800 Orleans St.
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building, Pediatric Cardiology, M2201
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Rukmalee Vithana is a pediatric cardiologist in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Vithana completed a residency in pediatrics at Children's National Hospital and a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics at Sibley Memorial Hospital

Centers & Institutes



  • MD; University of Arizona College of Medicine (2012)


  • Pediatrics; Children's National Hospital (2015)


  • Pediatric Cardiology; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology) (2020)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2015)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Vithana R, Khalifa O, Adams P, McCarter R, Pollack M, Bangoura A, Leatherbury L, Sanchez De Toledo J, Lo CW. Nasal Nitric Oxide and Health Related Quality of Life in Children with Congenital Heart Disease. Oral Presentation at: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference: 2017 September 16; Chicago, IL. 

Vithana R, Adams P, Zahid M, Leatherbury L, West S, Kreutzer J, Lo CW. Low Nasal Nitric Oxide as a Biomarker for Increased Pulmonary Vascular Resistance in Congenital Heart Disease. Poster Presentation at: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions: 2017 November 13; Anaheim, CA.

Vithana R, Klugman D, Bangoura A, Moak J, Leatherbury. L. Electrocardiogram Findings in Pediatric Patients with Heterotaxy and Congenital Heart Disease. Poster presentation at: Children’s National Research and Education Week: 2014 April 7-11, Washington, DC.

Bangoura A, Pollack M, McCarter R, Vithana R, Khalifa O, Lo CW, Leatherbury L. Functional Status Assessment of Heterotaxy and Non-heterotaxy Congenital Heart Disease Children. Poster presentation at: American Thoracic Society: 2017 May 19-24; Washington, DC.

Activities & Honors


  • Sang C. Park, MD Endowed Fund for Pediatric Cardiology Fellows Research Award, 2017


  • American Academy of Pediatrics


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