Faculty Profile

Subhadra Shashidharan, MD

Subhadra Shashidharan, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Telephone: 404.785.6330

Email: subhadra.shashidharan@emory.edu

Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2015

Biography

Dr. Shashidharan received her MD from the Bangalore Medical College of Bangalore, India, in 2002. Her postgraduate medical training included a residency in general surgery at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore and the completion of fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery at the University of Southern California. She is primarily based at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite hospitals. Her clinical specialties are cardiac transplant, congenital heart surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and thoracic surgery, while her primary research interest is aspirin resistance in children following congenital heart disease procedures.

Affiliations

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite

  • Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital

Education

  • MD, Bangalore Medical College of Bangalore, India, Class of 2002

  • General Surgery Residency, St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, 2006-2011

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Southern California, 2011-2014

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, University of Southern California, 2014-2015

Current Organizational Memberships

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiac transplant

  • Congenital heart program

  • Pediatric cardiac surgery

  • Thoracic surgery

Research Interests

  • Aspirin resistance in children following congenital heart disease procedures