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Christopher L. Lindblade, MD

Christopher L. Lindblade, MD

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Medical Director, Fetal Cardiology Program

Christopher L. Lindblade, MD

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Medical Director, Fetal Cardiology Program


Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Cardiology Fetal Cardiology Echocardiography Fetal Echo Trans-Thoracic Echo Trans-Esophageal Echo

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About Christopher L. Lindblade, MD

Dr. Christopher Lindblade is the Director of the Fetal Cardiology program at Phoenix Children's and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic, University of Arizona College of Medicine, and Creighton University School of Medicine. He is a pediatric cardiologist with expertise in advanced imaging modalities including fetal echocardiography and transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.

Dr. Lindblade received his BS from Wheaton College and completed his Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine. In addition to his extensive research and publications, he is Chair of the Annual Phoenix Children's Fetal Cardiology Symposium and serves as co-Chair of the Conference Committee and Secretary of the Executive Board of the Fetal Heart Society.

When not at work, Dr. Lindblade enjoys hiking, running and playing percussion.

+Education & Training

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology; American Board of Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL


University of Texas-Houston School of Medicine, Houston, TX


(Pediatric Cardiology) Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

+Academic and Professional Affiliations

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine


  • Top Doctor Recipient, PHOENIX magazine

+Research & Publications


Marshall A, Cohen MI, Shah AB,Lindblade CL. Hybrid Procedure as Treatment for Large Obstructive Left Ventricular Rhabdomyoma. Ann Thorac Surg 2014;97:e175-7.

Cohen MI, Lindblade CL. Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease. In: Polin and Spitzer (eds.) Fetal and Neonatal Secrets 2012.

Lindblade CL, Johnson TR, Cohen ME. Delayed contrast enhancement of synthetic ventricular septum in a complex single ventricle. Congenital Heart Disease 2006;6:340-342.

Lindblade CL, Kirkpatrick EC, Ebenroth ES. Eosinophilic myocarditis presenting with pediatric myocardial infarction. Pediatric Cardiology 2006;27:162-165.

Batra AS, Chun DS, Johnson TR, Maldonado EM, Kashyap BA, Maiers J, Lindblade CL, Rodefeld M, Brown JW, Hubbard JE. A prospective analysis of the incidence and risk factors associated with junctional ectopic tachycardia following surgery for congenital heart disease. Pediatric Cardiology 2006;27:51-55.

Lindblade CL, Hubbard JE, Miller JM, Batra AS. Anorexia nervosa and ventricular fibrillation. Clinical Pediatrics 2005;44:629-632.

Lindblade CL, Chun DS, Darragh RK, Caldwell RL, Murphy DJ, Schamberger MS. Value of plasma B-Type natriuretic peptide as a marker for rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients. American Journal of Cardiology 2005;95:909-911.

Lindblade CL, Darragh RK, Cordes TM, Schamberger MS. Use of peak Doppler gradient across ventricular septal defects leads to underestimation of right-sided pressures in patients with "M-Shaped" Doppler signals. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2004;17:1207-9.

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