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Sarah de Loizaga, MD

  • Pediatric Cardiologist, Heart Institute
  • Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • Board Certified



Pediatric cardiology; outpatient cardiology

Services and Specialties

Cardiology Clinic


Health disparities; rheumatic heart disease

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Cardiovascular diseases in Africa in the twenty-first century: Gaps and priorities going forward. Minja, NM; Nakagaayi, D; Aliku, T; Zhang, W; Ssinabulya, I; Nabaale, J; Amutuhaire, W; de Loizaga, SR; Ndagire, E; Rwebembera, J; et al. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2022; 9:1008335.

Socioeconomic Impact on Outcomes During the First Year of Life of Patients with Single Ventricle Heart Disease: An Analysis of the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative Registry. de Loizaga, SR; Schneider, K; Beck, AF; Zang, H; Ollberding, N; Tweddell, JS; Anderson, JB. Pediatric Cardiology. 2022; 43:605-615.

Recent Advances in the Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Continuum. Rwebembera, J; Nascimento, BR; Minja, NW; de Loizaga, S; Aliku, T; Dos Santos, LP A; Galdino, BF; Corte, LS; Silva, VR; Chang, AY; et al. Pathogens. 2022; 11:179.

Parent Participation in Morbidity and Mortality Review: Parent and Physician Perspectives. de Loizaga, SR; Clarke-Myers, K; R Khoury, P; Hanke, SP. Journal of Patient Experience. 2022; 9:23743735221102674.

The Global Impact of Rheumatic Heart Disease. Rwebembera, J; Beaton, AZ; de Loizaga, SR; Rocha, RT L; Doreen, N; Ssinabulya, I; Okello, E; Fraga, CL; Galdino, BF; Nunes, MC P; et al. Current Cardiology Reports. 2021; 23:160.

Diagnosing rheumatic heart disease: where are we now and what are the challenges?. de Loizaga, SR; Beaton, AZ; Nascimento, BR; Macedo, FV B; Spolaor, BC M; de Pádua, LB; Ribeiro, TF S; Oliveira, GC F; Oliveira, LR; de Almeida, LF R; et al. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 2021; 19:777-786.

Rheumatic Heart Disease in the United States: Forgotten But Not Gone: Results of a 10 Year Multicenter Review. de Loizaga, SR; Arthur, L; Arya, B; Beckman, B; Belay, W; Brokamp, C; Choi, NH; Connolly, S; Dasgupta, S; Dibert, T; et al. Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease. 2021; 10:e020992.

Inflammatory biomarkers in COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, Kawasaki disease, and macrophage activation syndrome: a cohort study. Rodriguez-Smith, JJ; Verweyen, EL; Clay, GM; Esteban, YM; de Loizaga, SR; Baker, EJ; Do, T; Dhakal, S; Lang, SM; Grom, AA; et al. The Lancet. Rheumatology. 2021; 3:e574-e584.

Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in the United States. de Loizaga, SR; Beaton, AZ. Pediatric Annals: a journal of continuing pediatric education. 2021; 50:e98-e104.

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