Prema Ramaswamy, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Cardiology


English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Polish

About Me

Dr. Prema Ramaswamy is the Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Division, Department of Pediatrics, at Maimonides Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Ramaswamy completed her residency in Pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Ramaswamy is a Fellow of both, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Prema Ramaswamy is active in research and has published in several peer- reviewed journals. She is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at New York University. Since 2001, she has been named yearly to the Top Doctors and the Best Doctors of New York. She is part of a dedicated team of highly trained pediatric cardiologists at Maimonides, providing comprehensive evaluation and management of children, from fetus to adolescent, with any heart related problems. She provides both in-hospital and outpatient consultations. The entire team including her staff and echocardiographic technicians are committed to providing outstanding care in a child-friendly and stress free environment.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias- Pediatric and Fetal
  • Chest Pain
  • Heart Murmur
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Cyanotic Heart Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Acquired Heard Disease


  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Pediatric Echocardiography with Color Doppler
  • Fetal Echocardiography with Color Doppler
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Risk Stratification
  • Stress Testing


Medical Degree

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College


Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine


New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center


Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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