Dr. Emilio Quezada


Dr. Emilio Quezada is a pediatric cardiologist who specializes in prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease, outpatient cardiology and genetic aortopathy. Quezada is the medical director of the Genetic Aortopathy clinic at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Quezada’s research examines the aorta in women with Turner syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes multiple medical issues, often including heart defects. He is co-director of the Healthy Heart Project of the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States.

Quezada earned his medical degree from Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of South Florida (USF), followed by a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He then completed a year of advanced training in fetal cardiology and noninvasive cardiac imaging at OHSU and UCSF.

Quezada is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the Fetal Heart Society, Society of Pediatric Echocardiography and American Society of Echocardiography.

Emilio Quezada, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
UCSF | Benioff Children’s Hospital

Indication of role

I will be an active project collaborator and site contact for UCSF for the CLARITY project.