Durga Naidu, MD, , FAAP, FACC

Durga Naidu, MD, , FAAP, FACC

Pediatric Cardiology in Lafayette, LA

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Speaks English, Telugu, and Hindi


 (337) 456-6892

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Naidu


Dr. Naidu received his medical degree (2007) from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, India and completed certificate course of Neonatal Medicine (2008-2009) at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India. He then completed Pediatric Internship (2010-2011) from St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and did his Pediatric Residency (2011-2013) at Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona. He pursued Pediatric Cardiology training (2013-2016) and further specialized (2016-2017) in Fetal Cardiology and Advanced Pediatric Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging (Transesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac MRI, and CT) at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Texas Medical Center. During his Cardiology training, he did an elective rotation in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine. He also completed Healthcare Management Certificate Program from the University of Houston, Clear Lake. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics both in General Pediatrics (2015) and Pediatric Cardiology (2016).

Throughout his career, Dr. Naidu has excelled at different professional levels and was proficiently trained in the care and delivery of patients with congenital heart disease. He has been actively involved in several clinical research activities, published articles in peer reviewed journals and acts as a reviewer for some International Scientific Journals.

Dr. Naidu is an active member of several professional organizations including American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, Fetal Heart Society, Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Pediatric Heart Network, and others.

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Services Offered



Fetal cardiology
Pediatric cardiology
Pediatric echocardiography
Pediatric cardiac CT / MRI

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
Fellowship, Advanced Pediatric Cardiac Imaging, 2016 - 2017

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Certificate Course of Health Care Management, 2017 - 2017

University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 2013 - 2016

Phoenix Children's Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 2011 - 2013

St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Internship, Pediatrics, 2010 - 2011

Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation
CNM, Certificate Course in Neonatal Medicine, 2008 - 2009

Guntur Medical College / NTR
Class of 2007

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Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

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Medical Licenses

LA State Medical License
2017 - 2021

MA State Medical License
2015 - 2015

CA State Medical License
2013 - 2017

TX State Medical License
2013 - 2017

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Hospital Affiliations

Lafayette General Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Lafayette, LA

Iberia Medical Center
Current Affiliation
New Iberia, LA

Women & Children's Hospital
Current Affiliation
Lafayette, LA

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Awards

The Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
American College of Cardiology, 2017

Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 2015

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Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology - ACC
Member

American Academy of Pediatrics - AAP
Fellow

American Society of Echocardiography - ASE
Member

Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Member

American Heart Association - AHA
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Atrial septal hematoma after mitral valve and left coronary artery surgery in a child.
Pediatric cardiology
Naidu, D. P., Nigro, J. J., Alboliras, E. T.
11/28/2012
1 citation

Journal Article

Flash Pulmonary Edema during Pulmonary Vasoreactivity Testing
Jacobs Journal of Pulmonology
Tharakanatha R. Yarrabolu, Durga P. Naidu, Olga Pawelek, P. Syamasundar Rao
9/27/2016

Abstract

Fetal Diagnosis of Double Aortic Arch (DAA) and prediction of perinatal outcome
7th Phoenix Fetal Cardiology Symposium. May 2016
Naidu DP, Wohlmuth C, Gardiner HM
5/4/2016
Phoenix, Arizona

Impact of Catheter interventions on longevity of right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
2nd Annual House Staff Research Day
Naidu DP, MD; Breinholt JP, MD; Brown MD, Hines MH, Douglas WI, Rao PS, Balaguru D
5/1/2016
Houston, Texas

Right ventricular outflow tract aneurysm following RV to PA homograft conduit: Institutional Experience
Chapter of American College of Cardiology- 2015
Naidu DP, Biliciler-Denktas G, Douglas WI, Balaguru D
10/1/2015
San Antonio, Texas

Book Chapter

PERINATAL CARDIOLOGY: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
Durga P. Naidu, Monesha Gupta-Malhotra
2/2015

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