Erik C. Michelfelder, MD

Co-Director, Cardiac Imaging Services, Heart Institute

Director, Fetal Heart Program, Heart Institute

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-1199

Fax: 513-636-7468


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Echocardiography; fetal cardiology; pediatric cardiology


Erik C. Michelfelder Sr., MD, is a professor of pediatrics with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is currently director of the Fetal Heart Program, and co-director of Cardiac Imaging Services for the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Michelfelder graduated with a degree in biology from Bucknell University and earned his MD from the Penn State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, and his cardiology fellowship at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Michelfelder has been a member of the Division of Cardiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center since 1998. His clinical and academic focus relate to fetal cardiology and echocardiography.

He is a member of the American Society of Echocardiography, The American Heart Association, The American College of Cardiology, The American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Society for Pediatric Research.

Education and Training

BS: Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, 1986.

MD: Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1990.

Residency: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990-1993.

Fellowship: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1993-1996.

Certification: Pediatrics 1991, Pediatric Cardiology 1998.


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