Nelangi M. Pinto, MD

Pediatrics - Associate Professor

Primary Children's Hospital
81 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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Nelangi M. Pinto, MD is a member of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children´s Hospital. Her subspecialty is non-invasive imaging. She sees patients with all forms of congenital heart disease from infancy through late adolescence in the general cardiology clinic at Primary Children’s Hospital and at Riverton Hospital. Dr. Pinto also specializes in fetal echocardiography and has a research interest in improving prenatal detection of congenital heart disease.

Selected Bibliography:

Pinto NM, Weng C, Sheng X, Simon K, Byrne JB, Miller T, Puchalski MD.
Modifiers of stress related to timing of diagnosis in parents of children with complex congenital heart disease.
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016:1-7. PubMed abstract

Pinto NM, Keenan HT, Minich LL, Puchalski MD, Heywood M, Botto LD.
Barriers to prenatal detection of congenital heart disease: a population-based study.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012;40(4):418-25. PubMed abstract

Pinto NM, Nelson R, Puchalski M, Metz TD, Smith KJ.
Cost-effectiveness of prenatal screening strategies for congenital heart disease.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014;44(1):50-7. PubMed abstract

Chan T, Pinto NM, Bratton SL.
Racial and insurance disparities in hospital mortality for children undergoing congenital heart surgery.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2012;33(7):1026-39. PubMed abstract

Johnson JT, Tani LY, Puchalski MD, Bardsley TR, Byrne JL, Minich LL, Pinto NM.
Admission to a dedicated cardiac intensive care unit is associated with decreased resource use for infants with prenatally diagnosed congenital heart disease.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35(8):1370-8. PubMed abstract