Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist
Arash Salavitabar, MD is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and the University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center. Following his graduation from medical school at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Dr. Salavitabar completed his Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship training at the New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident and Chief Fellow. He then went on to complete his advanced fellowship in Pediatric Interventional Cardiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Salavitabar’s main clinical interests include therapeutic percutaneous interventions to treat children and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease. This has led to his ongoing research interests, which are closely integrated into his clinical care, and include the development of 3D rotational angiography and 3D visualization modalities to guide transcatheter interventions and the care of congenital heart disease, the safety and utility of implantable hemodynamic monitoring devices, the use of simulation to improve outcomes of interventions performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, and development of transcatheter devices.