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Posts by Danita Y. Sanborn, MD


Dr. Danita Sanborn is a clinical cardiologist and a specialist in Echocardiography. She also serves as the Medical Director of the Paul Dudley White Associates Cardiology Fellows' Practice.

Dr. Sanborn received her MD degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Cardiovascular Disease with an advanced fellowship in Echocardiography at Massachusetts General Hospital. She then joined the faculty in the Cardiology Division at Mass General and Harvard Medical School. During her fellowship, she also completed Harvard Medical School's Scholars in Clinical Science Program and earned a Masters of Medical Science Degree from HMS.  She holds board certifications in Cardiovascular Disease from the ABIM as well as Comprehensive Certification in Echocardiography from the NBE. She is a fellow of both the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Her clinical interests include general clinical cardiology, valve disease, cardiomyopathy, structural heart disease and echocardiography.  Her research interests include refining the role of echocardiography as a tool to better understand uncommon cardiomyopathies including Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.  She managed the Echo Core Lab for the Multidisciplinary Study of ARVC and participated with a group of experts who proposed Modifications of the original Task Force Criteria for the diagnosis of ARVC.  She holds the administrative and teaching role in Mass General's Cardiology Fellowship as the Associate Fellowship Program Director and Medical Director of the Paul Dudley White Associates and serves as the Director of Urgent Care for the Cardiology Division

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