Dr. Swati  Garekar

Dr. Swati Garekar

Fortis Hospital, Mulund Paediatric Cardiology

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Dr. Swati Garekar is a senior pediatric cardiologist in the Fortis  Pediatric Heart Care Team (Fortis PHC Team).  She has been associated with the center since its inception in 2006, as the first comprehensive pediatric cardiac care center in Mumbai. Her approach to a baby and their parents has been that of compassion for them coupled with evidence-based guidance for the path ahead. It helps that she has had the best training followed by ample experience. The Fortis PHC team members bring together their individual strengths and ensure the best care possible for each and every patient. AREAS OF INTEREST Echocardiography Fetal echocardiography 3D printing of complex heart defects Heart Failure: Cardiomyopathies and Heart Transplant INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE 3-year residency in Pediatrics  (American Board Certified) at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, US. 3-year Pediatric Cardiology fellowship  at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, US (American Board Certified -valid certificate to date) Training Course in 3 D echocardiography at Evelina Children’s hospital, London, UK (2011)


  • Numerous publications in indexed medical journals including Journal of American College of Cardiology, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, World Journal of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Catheter and Cardiovascular Interventions, Annals of Pediatric Cardiology and NeoReviews Numerous book chapters with various publications houses including JayPee, American Academy of Pediatrics , Indian Academy of Pediatrics and Springer. Numerous talks at conferences all over India  

  • American Board Certified in Paediatric Cardiology from Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, US. Training Course in 3 D Echo-Cardiography from Evelina Children’s Hospital, London, UK

  • PCSI: Pediatric Cardiac Society of India IAP: Indian Academy of Pediatrics ABP: American Board of Pediatrics INSHLT: Indian Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation SfHLT: Society for Heart Failure and Transplants IACI: Indian Association of Cardiovascular Imaging IAE: Indian Academy of Echocardiography


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