Sheila J. Carroll, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiology
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Sheila J. Carroll, M.D.

Pediatric Cardiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

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.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Cardiology


  • Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adolescent Cardiology
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Fetal Cardiology
  • Pediatric Echocardiography
  • Heart Murmur
  • Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric
  • Chest Pain In Children and Adolescents
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Pediatric ECG
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Cardiac Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapy
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis


Dr. Sheila Carroll is Interim Co-Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, an associate professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and associate attending pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.  She is the director of Fetal Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medicine 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.). 

Dr. Carroll 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 M.D. from the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center and 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.

Dr. Carroll is currently a co-investigator developing a fetal echocardiography database at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She 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.


Honors and Awards

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


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1999
  • B.A., Brown University, 1995


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported