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The Woodlands

Phone: 936-267-6000


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South
6th Floor, Green Pod
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Emy M. Kuriakose, MD

Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Fellowship Advanced Congenital Cardiac Imaging 2016
New York University Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2015
New York University Residency Pediatrics 2012
Stony Brook University Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2009
Stony Brook University Bachelors Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology 2005


Dr. Kuriakose grew up in New York and went to Stony Brook University, where she studied Anthropology and also earned her medical degree. She completed her residency and fellowship training at New York University and went on to pursue an advanced fellowship year for cardiac imaging at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She has a special interest in 3D echocardiography, customized 3D printing for pre-surgical planning in complex heart disease, 4D Cardiac MRI and cardiac CT. She previously worked in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she served as Section Chief of Cardiac Imaging at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. She now brings her advance cardiac imaging expertise to the Woodlands, to further Texas Children’s Hospital’s goal of providing the most comprehensive and accessible cardiac care for pediatric and adult congenital patients throughout Texas. Having worked with so many communities throughout the country and abroad, Dr. Kuriakose understands that each family has its own unique needs, struggles and goals. She strives to provide individualized, personal care, as she truly believes that the best outcomes can be achieved through strong partnerships, transparency and passionate advocacy for her patients and their families.

Clinical Interests:

Congenital heart disease, childhood acquired heart disease, cardiac MRI and CT, stress MRI, ventricular septal defects, double outlet right ventricle, coronary artery anomalies, atrial septal defects, arrhythmias, single ventricle treatment, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Fontan, truncus arteriosus, tetralogy of Fallot, complete AV canal, aortic arch anomalies, bicuspid aortic valve, chest pain, family history of congenital heart disease

Research Interests:

Advanced cardiac imaging technologies, applications of cardiac imaging in surgical planning, quality improvement initiatives  


Organization Name Role
American Society of Echocardiography Member
Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Member

Selected Publications

Ikeda N, Stone DM, Kuriakose EM, Frost J, Haw MP, Vettukattil JJ, Taqatqa AS.  Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Following Surgical Repair of Ventricular Septal Defect in an Infant. Pediatr Cardiol 2019 Jun; 40(5):1097-1100. doi: 10.1007/s00246-019-02119-x. Epub 2019 May 9.

Kuriakose EM, Bhatla P, McElhinney DB.  Comparison of reported outcomes with percutaneous versus surgical closure of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 1; 115(3):392-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.11.013. Epub 2014 Nov 13. Review. 

Awards & Honors

M.D. with Recognition in the Humanities

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