Sheila J. Carroll, M.D.

Pediatric Cardiology
Sheila Carroll

My clinical interests include the fetal and post-natal diagnosis of congenital heart disease and the management of patients after open heart surgery and cardiac catheterization. It is especially gratifying to be able to work closely with families and participate in optimizing the care of infants, children and adolescents with heart disease.

Dr. Sheila Carroll is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Associate Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.   She is the director of Fetal Cardiology at Weill-Cornell and works closely with the Divisions of Newborn Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.   She also has faculty appointments in Pediatrics at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Carroll is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. She has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (F.A.C.C.) and of the American Academy of Pediatrics (F.A.A.P.).
She completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Biology and Medieval Studies. She received her MD from the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, completed her residency training in pediatrics at Brown University/Hasbro Children's Hospital.  Dr. Carroll subsequently undertook a post-doctoral research fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where she developed projects studying the genetics of inherited cardiac disease including the long QT syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Brugada syndrome. Dr. Carroll then completed her clinical fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Currently a co-investigator developing a fetal echocardiography database at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Carroll has published on a variety of topics ranging from a novel mutation in SCN5A manifesting as a spectrum of phenotypes to the coexistence of cor triatriatum and Tetralogy of Fallot.


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  1. Carroll, SJ, Kurokawa J, Kass, RS. KCNQ1/KCNE1 Macromolecular Signaling Complex: Channel Microdomains and Human Disease. Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside. February, 2004.
  2. Carroll, SJ, Solowiejck, D, Gersony WM. Preoperative Diagnosis of Coexisting Cor Triatriatum and Tetralogy of Fallot. Cardiol Young, Vol 14, No 4, August 2004, p 456-9.
  3. Rossenbacker, T, Carroll, SJ, Liu, H, Kuiperi, C, Devriendt, K, Carmeliet, P, Kass, RS, Heidbuchel, H. Novel pore mutation in SCN5A manifests as a spectrum of phenotypes ranging from atrial flutter, conduction disease and Brugada syndrome to sudden cardiac death. Heart Rhythm. Vol 1, No 5, November 2004, p 610-615.

Case Reports

  1. Carroll, SJ, Ferris, A, Chen, J, Liberman, L. Efficacy of Prostaglandin E1 in Relieving Obstruction in Coarctation of a Persistent Fifth Aortic Arch without Opening the Ductus Arteriosus. Pediatr Cardiol Vol 27, 2006, p 766-768.


  1. Carroll, SJ. Whittington, E. Cox, E. Chung, WK. Clinical Predictors of Genetically Determinded Long QT Syndrome and Sensitivity of QTc Measures in at Risk Family Members. Poster Presentation. Department of Pediatrics Assistant Professor Pediatric Reasearch Symposium. Childrens Hospital of New York Presbyterian. December 1, 2004.
  2. Carroll, SJ. Whittington, E. Hsu, D. Chung, WK. Strategy for Molecular Genetic Stratification of Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Platform Presentation. Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Meeting. March 28, 2004.
  3. Carroll, SJ. Whittington, E. Hsu, D. Chung, WK. Strategy for Molecular Genetic Stratification of Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Poster Session. American College of Cardiology Scientific Session March 7, 2004.
  4. Carroll, SJ. The Long QT Syndrome-Understanding disease mechanism and the importance of genetic information. Platform presentation. Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Division of Pediatric Cardiology Research Day. February 27, 2004.

Honors and Awards

2002 Resident Teaching Award in Pediatrics - Brown University/Hasbro Children's Hospital


1999 Richard Day Award for Clinical Excellence in Pediatrics - SUNY Downstate College of Medicine


1997 First Place for Clinical Research-National Institute of Health/AMSA/AAMC Poster Session


1996 National Health Service Corps/Health Promotion Disease Prevention Project Grant


1995 elected to Sigma Xi-The Scientific Research Society, Brown University Chapter