Dr. Barbara Burkhardt

Barbara Burkhardt studied Medicine in Freiburg, Germany and trained in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA as well as at the University of Freiburg, Germany, where she then did most of her fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology. Since 2012, she has been working at the University of Zurich Children’s Hospital, where she also trained in Congenital Cardiac MRI. In 2017, she completed a Congenital Cardiac MRI fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, USA. Her research interests include the clinical evaluation of new sequences and tools as well as the role of cardiac imaging for specific congenital heart diseases. She is currently involved in a multi-disciplinary imaging study with Fontan patients.