Karen Altmann, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics. She is currently involved in the Pediatric Heart Network, participating in several multicenter trials sponsored by the NIH evaluating children with congenital heart disease. She has expertise in pediatric echocardiography. Her interests include echocardiographic assessment of right and left ventricular function.
Dr. Altmann is involved in the teaching and training of the pediatric cardiology fellows and is director of pediatric cardiology fellowship education in echocardiography at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.
Dr. Altmann is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, the Pediatric Cardiology Society of Greater New York, and is on the Board of Directors of the New York Pediatric Echocardiographic Society.