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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-3278
Fax: 832-825-5899


6651 Main StreetLegacy Tower, 21st Floor Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Carolyn A. Altman, MD

Associate Director, Non-Invasive Imaging & Fetal Cardiology

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 1992
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine residency Pediatrics 1989
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1987
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1986


Dr. Altman's clinical practice reflects her focus on fetal cardiology, as well as her devotion to the care of hospitalized and outpatient infants and children with the whole spectrum of congenital heart disease and acquired disease, particularly Kawasaki Disease. Dr. Altman is also devoted to teaching pediatric cardiac auscultation to students of all levels, and is invested in the non-invasive imaging training for the pediatric cardiology fellows.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American College of Cardiology Fellow
American Heart Association Member
American Society of Echocardiography Fellow
Society of Pediatric Echocardiography Member

Selected Publications

Altman CA. Congenital heart disease (CHD) in the newborn: Presentation and screening for critical CHD. Up to Date, Rose, BD (Ed), Up to Date, Wellesley, MA 2011.

Latest Videos

Medically Speaking: Kawasaki Disease and Coronary Involvement

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