Fetal Cardiology and Echocardiography

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentChildrens Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence
DegreeNon-Degree Courses

Program Description:

The program is a complete combination of all fields necessary for the fetal cardiology including basic knowledge, basic and semi advanced echocardiography and genetics /prenatalogy.



The applicant should be able to perform a standard, complete, complementary and conclusive fetal echocardiography.

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requirement: 

Eligible applicants:

a. Pediatric cardiologists

b. Perinatology fellowships

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved Pediatric Cardiology or Perinatology fellowship program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

The deadline for:

  • April 2020 intake is January 20
  • September 2020 intake is June 20.


Education Fees:  2500 US$

Financial assistance may be offered to outstanding students who show excellence and a passion.


Duration:  4 months  


Program Course:

The program is a complete combination of all fields necessary for the fetal cardiology including basic knowledge, basic and semi advanced echocardiography and genetics /prenatalogy.

The program is planned for total 4 months in fetal cardiology clinic including 1 month rotation in preventional genetic and erinatology clinics. 

All trainees should be able to perform a complete fetal echo cardiography individually at the end of the training program. All title should be learned by the trainees according to the curriculum.


This includes two evaluations in mid and end pact of the program. All exams will be according to the curriculum of the program.

Patient and physician consolations should include and performed.

1- Cardiovascular development

2- Cardiac anatomy

3- Indications of fetal echocardiography

4- The examination of normal fetal heart: 2D, Doppler and color Doppler

5- Cardiac malposition's

6- Anomalies of the right heart

7- Anomalies of the left heart

8- Anomalies of great arteries

9- Cardiac tumors

10- Cardiac dysrhythmia

11- Cardiac function (abnormal function and heart failure)

12- Cardiac causes of hydrops fetalis


Method(s) of Instruction:    

The main method is face to face, hands-on method, real patient study.


Program Instructors:

  • Professor Ali Akbar Zeinaloo
  • Professor Elaheh Malakan Rad
  • Dr Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam
  • Dr Reza Shabanian

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Division of Pediatric Crdiology, Children's Medical Center, Pediatric Center of Excellence through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam

Tel.: (+9821) 6147 2318

Fax: (+9821) 6693 0024

E-mail: ehsanaghaei1358@gmail.com

Website:  http://chmc.tums.ac.ir/en/

Address: No 62, Children's Medical Center, Pediatric Center of Excellence, Dr. Gharib St, Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran 1419733151, Iran 


To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169

E-mail: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Ira


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