Sitaram Emani, MD

Associate, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Surgical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program; Director, Complex Biventricular Repair Program, Boston Children’s Hospital Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Sitaram Emani is the surgical director for the complex biventricular repair program, and adult congenital heart program. Following completion of his training in adult cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, he joined the staff at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Emani’s clinical expertise includes valve repair and replacement strategies, neonatal heart surgery, and minimally invasive surgery for children. His research efforts include strategies to “grow” a left heart – including stem cell therapy - in patients with borderline left heart who otherwise would undergo single ventricle palliation. His additional research interests include use of 3-D printing for surgical planning and understanding the clotting system in children after heart surgery. Dr. Emani serves as an expert for the Department of Cardiac Surgery for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service.