Mubeena Abdulkarim, MD

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Pediatric Cardiologist Non-invasive Imagining

Dr. Mubeena Abdulkarim is a pediatric cardiologist within the Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. Dr. Abdulkarim completed a residency in pediatrics at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, New York. She then pursued a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Advocate Children’s Hospital/University of Chicago, followed by an additional fellowship in advanced cardiac imaging at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Her clinical interests encompass non-invasive cardiac imaging, including MRI, CT and echocardiography.
Dr. Abdulkarim is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the American Society of Echocardiography, Society of Computed Tomography and Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. Her work has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and she has presented at medical conferences.
Dr. Abdulkarim is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS), the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She speaks English, Hindi and Urdu.
The Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, a world leader in pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery for the care of children with congenital heart disease, serves as a beacon to families confronting the reality of a child or newborn with a heart defect. It offers the most innovative and least invasive approaches to the treatment of congenital heart disease, including many first-in-the-world procedures that were pioneered by The Heart Institute’s own internationally renowned cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons.

Doctor, P., Sharma, B., ..., Abdulkarim, M., et al (2024). Dobutamine Stress Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Derived 2-Dimension Feature Tracking Strain Analysis in Pediatric Population with Anomalous Aortic Origin of Right Coronary Artery. Pediatric Cardiology, Ahead of print (), . View in Pubmed

Abdulkarim, M., Loomba, R.S., Zaidi, S.J., et al (2023). Echocardiographic Strain to Predict Need for Transplant or Mortality in Fontan Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Pediatric Cardiology, Ahead of Print(), . View in Pubmed

Abdulkarim, M., Weld, J., Cohen, W., et al (2023). Congenitally Abnormal Aortic Valve Causing Coronary Obstruction and Cardiac Arrest in Infancy. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 111(5), e339-e341. View in Pubmed

Ganti, V.G., Gazi, A.H., ..., Abdulkarim, M., et al (2022). Wearable Seismocardiography-Based Assessment of Stroke Volume in Congenital Heart Disease. Journal of the American Heart Association, 11(18), e026067. View in Pubmed

Das, B.B., Akam-Venkata, J., Abdulkarim, M., et al (2022). Parametric Mapping Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Diagnosis of Myocarditis in Children in the Era of COVID-19 and MIS-C. Children (Basel), 9(7), 1061. View in Pubmed

Das, B.B., Akam-Venkata, J., Abdulkarim, M., et al (2022). Impact of sodium bicarbonate therapy on hemodynamic parameters in infants: a meta-analysis. Journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine, 35(12), 2324-2330. View in Pubmed

Tandon, A., Mohan, N., ..., Abdulkarim, M., et al (2021). Retraining Convolutional Neural Networks for Specialized Cardiovascular Imaging Tasks: Lessons from Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatric Cardiology, 42(3), 578-589. View in Pubmed

Edwards, J.G., Barry, M., ..., Abdulkarim, M., et al (2021). Health system and patient-level factors serving as facilitators and barriers to rheumatic heart disease care in Sudan. Global health research and policy, 6(1), 35. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Cardiology
3100 SW 62 Ave- Cardiology ACB - 2nd Fl
Miami, FL 33155
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Fellowship - Advocate Christ Medical Center / Advocate Children's Hospital
Fellowship - University of Texas Southwestern
Residency - Richmond University Medical Center
Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Cardiology) - Certified