Dr. Pierangelo Renella


Pierangelo Renella, MD

CHOC CS Pediatric and Fetal Cardiology
Director, Cardiac MRI Program at CHOC Children’s Hospital
Asst. Prof. Department of Pediatrics, UCI College of Medicine
Associate Physician Diplomat, Department of Radiology, UCLA-David Geffen School of Medicine

Dr. Pierangelo Renella sub-specializes in advanced cardiovascular imaging (fetal echocardiography, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT). He is involved in several single and multicenter clinical research projects encompassing echocardiography, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT, involving patients with congenital heart disease and cardiomyopathy. He helped develop and now directs the Cardiac MRI Program at CHOC.

Dr. Renella is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. Prior to joining CHOC, Dr. Renella attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine. He completed his pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then went on to complete a senior fellowship in advanced cardiovascular imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Renella is fluent in Spanish and Italian.