Ajit P. Yoganathan


Research Interests:

  • Physiological, pathological and post-surgical mechanics of the mitral and tricuspid Valves
  • Effect of hemodynamic forces on the mechanobiology of aortic valves
  • Hemodynamics of the total cavopulmonary connection in congenital hypoplastic left hearts
  • Fluid mechanics of mechanical and polymeric heart valves
  • Development of a novel fluid management device for use in a pediatric ECMO-CVVH setup


B.Sc. 1973, University College, University of London, England
Ph.D. 1978, California Institute of Technology