Sheila J. Carroll, M.D.

Pediatric Cardiology

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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.

Biographical Info

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

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 Expertise
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
Pediatric ECG
Valvular Heart Disease
Ventricular Septal Defect
Transposition of the Great Arteries
Atrial Septal Defect
Marfan Syndrome
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Cardiac Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapy
Long QT Syndrome
Aortic Stenosis
  • M.D.
    State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • B.A.
    Brown University
  • Associate Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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