Shanthi Sivanandam, MD

Shanthi Sivanandam, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Specialties and Services

Languages I Speak

  • Tamil
  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Care Philosophy

Dr. Sivanandam's interests include fetal echocardiography, fetal arrhythmias, the prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects and the evolution of fetal heart disease during pregnancy.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Echocardiograms
  • Fetal Arrhythmia
  • Fetal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defect
  • Genetic congenital heart disease
  • Imaging (Fetal, Transthoracic, Transesophegeal) Echocardiogram

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, India


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore, India


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • , Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2017)
  • "Community Caregivers Award," Minnesota Physician Magazine (2011)
  • Best Doctors in America (2009-2010)


  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (2010)
  • Midwest Society of Pediatric Research (MWSPR)
  • Co-Director, Fetal Diagnostic and Treatment Center, University of Minnesota (2010-present)
  • Medical Director, Fetal Cardiology, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (2008-present)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (2008)

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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