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Michael D. Puchalski, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-5400 PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
(801) 662-5400 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Cardiology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive , Suite 1500
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Michael Puchalski, MD is Director of Non-Invasive Imaging in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children´s Medical Center. He is responsible for overseeing the Fetal Heart Program, the Echocardiography Lab, and Cardiovascular MRI. Dr. Puchalski is also Medical Director of our outpatient services in Riverton. He sees children with all forms of congenital cardiac disease and pregnant mothers in whom there is concern for heart disease in the fetus. His special interest is in advanced cardiovascular imaging.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Radiology - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Radiology
Pediatric Cardiology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Cardiology)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Automated CHD detection in the fetus using 3-D imaging
  • Advanced Post-Processing for Assessment of Myocardial Function
  • Fetal Outcomes Research

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Radiology - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Radiology
Pediatric Cardiology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Cardiology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-5400 Williams Building
Pediatric Administration
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Puchalski's career as a clinician and researcher began in 2001 at University of Utah School of Medicine, where, within eight years, he rose from Instructor to Associate Professor of Pediatrics. He concurrently holds an adjunct associate professorship with the Department of Radiology. He became Director of the Fetal Heart Center in 2006 and Director of Non-Invasive Imaging in 2008. In 2009 he was named an Associate Director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Medical Director of Outpatient Services at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Riverton. In 2011 he was named a Board Member of the American Heart Association, Utah affiliate.

Dr. Puchalski’s research focus has been on imaging and outcomes from the fetus to the adult including cutting edge research on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and 3-D fetal imaging. He has written more than 100 publications, scientific papers, chapters, and abstracts.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of California San Francisco
Pediatric Cardiology
Fellow
Residency Milwaukee Childrens
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship Milwaukee Childrens
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical Wayne State University
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Michigan State University
Physiology
B.S.

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