Sonali Patel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (2003)
Graduate Schools :
  • MS, University of Iowa (2000)
  • PhD, University of Iowa (2010)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Iowa (IA) (1997)
Internship:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program (2004)
Residency:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program, Pediatrics (2006)
Fellowships:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program, Pediatric Cardiology (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor

Publications

  • Zaenglein AL, Levy ML, Stefanko NS, Benjamin LT, Bruckner AL, Choate K, Craiglow BG, DiGiovanna JJ, Eichenfield LF, Elias P, Fleckman P, Lawley LP, Lewis RA, Lucky AW, Mathes EF, Milstone LM, Paller AS, Patel SS, Siegel DH, Teng J, Tanumihardjo SA, Thaxton L, Williams ML. Consensus recommendations for the use of retinoids in ichthyosis and other disorders of cornification in children and adolescents. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33169909
  • Willis AJ, Hoerst A, Hart SA, Holbein D, Lowery K, Harahsheh AS, Kipps AK, Madsen N, Patel SS, Tanel RE. The added value of the advanced practice provider in paediatric acute care cardiology. Cardiol Young. 2020 Nov 4;:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33143784
  • Patel SS, Daniels SR. Beginning With the End in Mind: The Case for Primordial and Primary Cardiovascular Prevention in Youth. Can J Cardiol. 2020 Sep;36(9):1344-1351. PubMed PMID: 32653584
  • Burkett DA, Patel SS, Mertens L, Friedberg MK, Ivy DD. Relationship Between Left Ventricular Geometry and Invasive Hemodynamics in Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 May;13(5):e009825. PubMed PMID: 32408829
  • Garcia AM, McPhaul JC, Sparagna GC, Jeffrey DA, Jonscher R, Patel SS, Sucharov CC, Stauffer BL, Miyamoto SD, Chatfield KC. Alteration of cardiolipin biosynthesis and remodeling in single right ventricle congenital heart disease. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020 Apr 1;318(4):H787-H800. PubMed PMID: 32056460
  • Wehrmann M, Patel SS, Haxel C, Cassidy C, Howley L, Cuneo B, Gien J, Kinsella JP. Implications of Atrial-Level Shunting by Echocardiography in Newborns with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Pediatr. 2020 Apr;219:43-47. PubMed PMID: 32014282
  • Di Maria MV, Patel SS, Fernie JC, Rausch CM. Exercise Performance at Increased Altitude After Fontan Operation: Comparison to Normal Controls and Correlation with Cavopulmonary Hemodynamics. Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Mar;41(3):642-649. PubMed PMID: 32006081
  • Yeung E, Daniels SR, Patel SS. Dyslipidemia in childhood and adolescence: from screening to management. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2020 Dec 24;Publish Ahead of Print. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33394719
  • Hoerst A, Bakar A, Cassidy SC, Clabby M, Grippo ED, Graupe M, Harahsheh AS, Hlavacek AM, Hart SA, Kipps AK, Madsen NL, O'Neil DD, Patel SS, Strohacker CM, Tanel RE. Variation in care practices across pediatric acute care cardiology units: Results of the Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Collaborative (PAC(3) ) hospital survey. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30604918
  • Hoerst A, Bakar A, Cassidy SC, Clabby M, Grippo ED, Graupe M, Harahsheh AS, Hlavacek AM, Hart SA, Kipps AK, Madsen NL, O'Neil DD, Patel SS, Strohacker CM, Tanel RE. Variation in care practices across pediatric acute care cardiology units: Results of the Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Collaborative (PAC(3) ) hospital survey. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 May;14(3):419-426. PubMed PMID: 30604918
  • Howley LW, Chatterjee D, Patel SS, Cuneo BF, Crombleholme TM, Behrendt N, Zaretsky MV, Marwan AI, Zuk J, Galan HL, Wood C. Indomethacin Dosing and Constriction of the Ductus Arteriosus During Open Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele Repair. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2019;45(5):339-344. PubMed PMID: 30157479
  • Kim JS, Kaufman J, Patel SS, Manco-Johnson M, Di Paola J, da Cruz EM. Antiplatelet Effect of Ketorolac in Children After Congenital Cardiac Surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Nov;9(6):651-658. PubMed PMID: 30322371
  • SooHoo MM, Patel SS, Jaggers J, Faubel S, Gist KM. Acute Kidney Injury Defined by Fluid Corrected Creatinine in Neonates After the Norwood Procedure. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Sep;9(5):513-521. PubMed PMID: 30157730
  • Howley LW, Chatterjee D, Patel SS, Cuneo BF, Crombleholme TM, Behrendt N, Zaretsky MV, Marwan AI, Zuk J, Galan HL, Wood C. Indomethacin Dosing and Constriction of the Ductus Arteriosus During Open Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele Repair. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2018 Aug 29;:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30157479
  • Boruta RJ, Miyamoto SD, Younoszai AK, Patel SS, Landeck BF 2nd. Worsening in Longitudinal Strain and Strain Rate Anticipates Development of Pediatric Transplant Coronary Artery Vasculopathy as Soon as One Year Following Transplant. Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Jan;39(1):129-139. PubMed PMID: 28948364
  • SooHoo M, Griffin B, Jovanovich A, Soranno DE, Mack E, Patel SS, Faubel S, Gist KM. Acute kidney injury is associated with subsequent infection in neonates after the Norwood procedure: a retrospective chart review. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Jul;33(7):1235-1242. PubMed PMID: 29508077
  • Kim JS, Kaufman J, Patel SS, Manco-Johnson M, Di Paola J, da Cruz EM. Antiplatelet Effect of Ketorolac in Children After Congenital Cardiac Surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Nov;9(6):651-658. PubMed PMID: 30322371
  • SooHoo MM, Patel SS, Jaggers J, Faubel S, Gist KM. Acute Kidney Injury Defined by Fluid Corrected Creatinine in Neonates After the Norwood Procedure. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Sep;9(5):513-521. PubMed PMID: 30157730
  • SooHoo M, Griffin B, Jovanovich A, Soranno DE, Mack E, Patel SS, Faubel S, Gist KM. Acute kidney injury is associated with subsequent infection in neonates after the Norwood procedure: a retrospective chart review. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Jul;33(7):1235-1242. PubMed PMID: 29508077
  • Boruta RJ, Miyamoto SD, Younoszai AK, Patel SS, Landeck BF 2nd. Worsening in Longitudinal Strain and Strain Rate Anticipates Development of Pediatric Transplant Coronary Artery Vasculopathy as Soon as One Year Following Transplant. Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Jan;39(1):129-139. PubMed PMID: 28948364
  • Boruta RJ, Miyamoto SD, Younoszai AK, Patel SS, Landeck BF 2nd. Worsening in Longitudinal Strain and Strain Rate Anticipates Development of Pediatric Transplant Coronary Artery Vasculopathy as Soon as One Year Following Transplant. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28948364
  • Kleinmahon JA, Patel SS, Auerbach SR, Rossano J, Everitt MD. Hearts transplanted after circulatory death in children: Analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation registry. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28940999
  • Hoyme DB, Patel SS, Samson RA, Raymond TT, Nadkarni VM, Gaies MG, Atkins DL. Epinephrine dosing interval and survival outcomes during pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2017 Aug;117:18-23. PubMed PMID: 28552658
  • Howley LW, Khoo NS, Moon-Grady AJ, Patel SS, Alrais F, Tworetzky W, Colen T, Brooks P, Trines J, Ojala T, Hornberger LK. Right Atrial Dysfunction in the Fetus with Severely Regurgitant Tricuspid Valve Disease: A Potential Source of Cardiovascular Compromise. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Jun;30(6):579-588. PubMed PMID: 28410946
  • Cortez D, Barham W, Ruckdeschel E, Sharma N, McCanta AC, von Alvensleben J, Sauer WH, Collins KK, Kay J, Patel S, Nguyen DT. Noninvasive predictors of perioperative atrial arrhythmias in patients with tetralogy of Fallot undergoing pulmonary valve replacement. Clin Cardiol. 2017 Aug;40(8):591-596. PubMed PMID: 28394443
  • Patel SS, Truong U, King M, Ferland A, Moreau KL, Dorosz J, Hokanson JE, Wang H, Kinney GL, Maahs DM, Eckel RH, Nadeau KJ, Cree-Green M. Obese adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome have elevated cardiovascular disease risk markers. Vasc Med. 2017 Apr;22(2):85-95. PubMed PMID: 28095749
  • Patel SS, Fernie JC, Taylor AL, Ivy DD, Rausch CM. Evaluation of predictive models for six minute walk test among children with pulmonary hypertension. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jan 15;227:393-398. PubMed PMID: 27838122
  • Goot BH, Patel S, Fonseca B. Rapid 3D imaging of the lower airway by MRI in patients with congenital heart disease: A retrospective comparison of delayed volume interpolated breath-hold examination (VIBE) to turbo spin echo (TSE). Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Jan;12(1):84-90. PubMed PMID: 27611348
  • Patel SS, Fernie JC, Taylor AL, Ivy DD, Rausch CM. Evaluation of predictive models for six minute walk test among children with pulmonary hypertension. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27838122
  • Goot BH, Patel S, Fonseca B. Rapid 3D imaging of the lower airway by MRI in patients with congenital heart disease: A retrospective comparison of delayed volume interpolated breath-hold examination (VIBE) to turbo spin echo (TSE). Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27611348
  • Burkett DA, Slorach C, Patel SS, Redington AN, Ivy DD, Mertens L, Younoszai AK, Friedberg MK. Impact of Pulmonary Hemodynamics and Ventricular Interdependence on Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Children With Pulmonary Hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep;9(9). PubMed PMID: 27581953
  • Holgren SE, Frede RT, Crumley JP, Patel SS, Moore EA, Turek JW. Novel Utilization of the Bridge During Weaning Off Venoarterial ECMO: The Hoffman Clamp Method. Innovations (Phila). 2016 May-Jun;11(3):229-31. PubMed PMID: 27537188
  • Jone PN, Patel SS, Cassidy C, Ivy DD. Three-dimensional Echocardiography of Right Ventricular Function Correlates with Severity of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26899626
  • Cortez D, Patel SS, Sharma N, Landeck BF, McCanta AC, Jone PN. Repolarization Vector Magnitude Differentiates Kawasaki Disease from Normal Children. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2016 Sep;21(5):493-9. PubMed PMID: 26780477
  • Cortez D, Patel SS, Sharma N, Landeck BF, McCanta AC, Jone PN. Repolarization Vector Magnitude Differentiates Kawasaki Disease from Normal Children. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2016 Sep;21(5):493-9. PubMed PMID: 26780477
  • Jone PN, Patel SS, Cassidy C, Ivy DD. Three-dimensional Echocardiography of Right Ventricular Function Correlates with Severity of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Dec;11(6):562-569. PubMed PMID: 26899626
  • Holgren SE, Frede RT, Crumley JP, Patel SS, Moore EA, Turek JW. Novel Utilization of the Bridge During Weaning Off Venoarterial ECMO: The Hoffman Clamp Method. Innovations (Phila). 2016 May-Jun;11(3):229-31. PubMed PMID: 27537188
  • Burkett DA, Slorach C, Patel SS, Redington AN, Ivy DD, Mertens L, Younoszai AK, Friedberg MK. Impact of Pulmonary Hemodynamics and Ventricular Interdependence on Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Children With Pulmonary Hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep;9(9). PubMed PMID: 27581953
  • Burkett DA, Slorach C, Patel SS, Redington AN, Ivy DD, Mertens L, Younoszai AK, Friedberg MK. Left Ventricular Myocardial Function in Children With Pulmonary Hypertension: Relation to Right Ventricular Performance and Hemodynamics. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Aug;8(8). PubMed PMID: 26259580
  • Poston PM, McHugh MA, Rossi NO, Patel SS, Rajput M, Turek JW. The case for using the correction index obtained from chest radiography for evaluation of pectus excavatum. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26235532
  • Phadke D, Patel SS, Dominguez SR, Heizer H, Anderson MS, Glode MP, Jone PN. Tissue Doppler Imaging as a Predictor of Immunoglobulin Resistance in Kawasaki Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 May 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25991572
  • Webb MK, Auerbach SR, Younoszai AK, Patel SS, Landeck BF 2nd. Strain and Strain Rate Measured on Echocardiogram 1-3 Weeks after Starting Treatment Is Worse in Acute Dilated Cardiomyopathy Pediatric Patients with Poor Outcomes at One Year. Echocardiography. 2015 Nov;32(11):1688-96. PubMed PMID: 25877880
  • Conway BD, Bates MJ, Hanfland RA, Yerkes NS, Patel SS, Calcaterra D, Turek JW. A minimally invasive, algorithm-based approach for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery. Innovations (Phila). 2015 Mar-Apr;10(2):101-5. PubMed PMID: 25803771
  • Howley L, Wood C, Patel SS, Zaretsky MV, Crombleholme T, Cuneo B. Flow patterns in the ductus arteriosus during open fetal myelomeningocele repair. Prenat Diagn. 2015 Jun;35(6):564-70. PubMed PMID: 25663164
  • Truong U, Patel S, Kheyfets V, Dunning J, Fonseca B, Barker AJ, Ivy D, Shandas R, Hunter K. Non-invasive determination by cardiovascular magnetic resonance of right ventricular-vascular coupling in children and adolescents with pulmonary hypertension. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015 Sep 16;17(1):81. PubMed PMID: 26376972
  • Aldoss O, Patel S, Harris K, Divekar A. The lateral plane delivers higher dose than the frontal plane in biplane cardiac catheterization systems. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Jun;36(5):912-7. PubMed PMID: 25586255
  • Aldoss O, Patel S, Divekar A. Prograde transcatheter aortic arch intervention in patients with single-ventricle physiology: a word of caution. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 Jan-Feb;10(1):64-8. PubMed PMID: 24698084
  • Poston PM, Patel SS, Rajput M, Rossi NO, Ghanamah MS, Davis JE, Turek JW. The correction index: setting the standard for recommending operative repair of pectus excavatum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1176-9; discussion 1179-80. PubMed PMID: 24582050
  • Poston PM, Patel SS, Rajput M, Rossi NO, Davis JE, Turek JW. Defining the role of chest radiography in determining candidacy for pectus excavatum repair. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Mar-Apr;9(2):117-21; discussion 121. PubMed PMID: 24553054
  • Aldoss O, Patel S, Divekar A. Prograde Transcatheter Aortic Arch Intervention in Patients with Single-Ventricle Physiology: A Word of Caution. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24698084
  • Poston PM, Patel SS, Rajput M, Rossi NO, Ghanamah MS, Davis JE, Turek JW. The correction index: setting the standard for recommending operative repair of pectus excavatum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1176-9; discussion 1179-80. PubMed PMID: 24582050
  • Poston PM, Patel SS, Rajput M, Rossi NO, Davis JE, Turek JW. Defining the role of chest radiography in determining candidacy for pectus excavatum repair. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Mar-Apr;9(2):117-21; discussion 121. PubMed PMID: 24553054
  • Patel S, Naidoo K, Thomas P. Spinal cord infarction: a rare cause of paraplegia. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jun 25;2014. PubMed PMID: 24966260
  • Patel S, Eagles N, Thomas P. Jejunal intussusception: a rare cause of an acute abdomen in adults. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 May 28;2014. PubMed PMID: 24872480
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023
720-478-5000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2009)
  • Pediatric Cardiology, Board Certification (2010)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart and Circulation - High Blood Pressure
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases - Prevention
  • Heart and Circulation
Care Philosophy
My care philosophy is a commitment to my patients and their families to provide the best care with compassion.

Personal Interests
In my free time, I enjoy cooking and exploring new restaurants. I love learning more about Colorado through different outdoor adventures.

Public Speaking
Yes
I have provided presentations on heart health and various pediatric cardiovascular disorders.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (2003)
Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of Iowa (2000)
  • PhD, University of Iowa (2010)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Iowa (IA) (1997)
Internships:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program (2004)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program, Pediatrics (2006)
Fellowships:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program, Pediatric Cardiology (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Cardiology
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