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Prashob Porayette, MBBS

Pediatric Cardiologist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Cardiology

Contact Information

Primary Office
1010-14 BT
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Gujarat University
MS, Endocrinology - Reproductive Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Resident, Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellow, Cardiac Pathology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Fellow, Cardiac MRI, The Hospital for Sick Children

Licensure and Certifications

Adult Congenital Heart Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Iowa Board of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics


Porayette, P., Reinking, B. & Ashwath, R. (In Press). Rare Association of absent pulmonary valve with intact ventricular septum and patent ductus ateriosus: Assessment in a newborn with CT angioography. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 2020.

Buyssee, J., Gupta, U. & Porayette, P. (2020). Echocardiograph findings in children with native mitral valve masses complicated by systemic embolization. CASE. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.case.2020.05.021.

Lim, J. M., Porayette, P., Marini, D., Chau, V., Au-Young, S., Saini, A., Ly, L., Blaser, S., Shroff, M., Branson, H., Sananes, R., Gaynor, W., Van Arsdell, G., Miller, S. P. & Seed, M. (2019). Older age at arterial switch operation is associated with impaired brain growth and slower language development in infants with transposition of the great arteries. Circulation. PMID: 31270982.

Caro Dominguez, P., Chavhan, G., Seed, M., Grosse-Wortmann, L., Yim, D., Porayette, P. & Yoo, S. J. (2019). MR imaging assessment of blood flow distribution in fenestrated and completed Fontan circulations: With special emphasis on abdominal flow. Korean Journal of Radiology, 20(7), 1186-1194. PMID: 31270982.

Birca, A., Vakorin, V. A., Porayette, P., Madathil, S., Chau, V., Seed, M., Doesburg, S. M., Blaser, S., Nita, D. A., Sharma, R., Duerden, E. G., Hickey, E. J., Miller, S. P. & Hahn, C. D. (2016). Interplay of brain structure and function in neonatal congenital heart disease. Annals of clinical and translational neurology, 3(9), 708-22. PMID: 27648460.

Porayette, P., Madathil, S., Sun, L., Jaeggi, E., Grosse-Wortmann, L., Yoo, S. J., Hickey, E., Miller, S. P., Macgowan, C. K. & Seed, M. (2016). MRI reveals hemodynamic changes with acute maternal hyperoxygenation in human fetuses with and without congenital heart disease. Prenatal diagnosis, 36(3), 274-81. PMID: 26701792.

Pluchinotta, F. R., Porayette, P., Zaidi, A. H., Baci, J., Teot, L., Sanders, S. P. & Prabhu, S. P. (2015). Postmortem imaging in congenital heart disease: preliminary experience. Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987), 56(10), 1264-72. PMID: 25392155.

Sun, L., Macgowan, C. K., Sled, J. G., Yoo, S. J., Manlhiot, C., Porayette, P., Grosse-Wortmann, L., Jaeggi, E., McCrindle, B. W., Kingdom, J., Hickey, E., Miller, S. & Seed, M. (2015). Reduced fetal cerebral oxygen consumption is associated with smaller brain size in fetuses with congenital heart disease. Circulation, 131(15), 1313-23. PMID: 25762062.

Porayette, P., van Amerom, J. F., Yoo, S. J., Jaeggi, E., Macgowan, C. K. & Seed, M. (2015). MRI shows limited mixing between systemic and pulmonary circulations in foetal transposition of the great arteries: a potential cause of in utero pulmonary vascular disease. Cardiology in the young, 25(4), 737-44. PMID: 24932863.

Porayette, P., Fruitman, D., Lauzon, J. L., Le Goff, C., Cormier-Daire, V., Sanders, S. P., Pinto-Rojas, A. & Perez-Atayde, A. R. (2014). Novel mutations in geleophysic dysplasia type 1. Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society, 17(3), 209-16. PMID: 24251637.

Pluchinotta, F. R., Porayette, P., Myers, P. O., Chen, P., Feins, E., Teot, L., Prabhu, S. P. & Sanders, S. P. (2014). Postmortem imaging of antemortem myocardial ischaemia. European radiology, 24(1), 34-41. PMID: 23907642.

Mekkaoui, C., Porayette, P., Jackowski, M. P., Kostis, W. J., Dai, G., Sanders, S. & Sosnovik, D. E. (2013). Diffusion MRI tractography of the developing human fetal heart. PloS one, 8(8), e72795. PMID: 23991152.

Debrunner, M. G., Porayette, P., Breinholt, 3rd, J. P., Turrentine, M. W. & Cordes, T. M. (2013). Midterm survival of infants requiring postoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after Norwood palliation. Pediatric cardiology, 34(3), 570-5. PMID: 23007923.

Romfh, A., Pluchinotta, F. R., Porayette, P., Valente, A. M. & Sanders, S. P. (2012). Congenital Heart Defects in Adults : A Field Guide for Cardiologists. Journal of clinical & experimental cardiology,(Suppl 8). PMID: 24294540.

Baraona, F., Valente, A. M., Porayette, P., Pluchinotta, F. R. & Sanders, S. P. (2012). Coronary Arteries in Childhood Heart Disease: Implications for Management of Young Adults. Journal of clinical & experimental cardiology,(Suppl 8). PMID: 24294539.

Gallego, M. J., Porayette, P., Kaltcheva, M. M., Bowen, R. L., Vadakkadath Meethal, S. & Atwood, C. S. (2010). The pregnancy hormones human chorionic gonadotropin and progesterone induce human embryonic stem cell proliferation and differentiation into neuroectodermal rosettes. Stem cell research & therapy, 1(4), 28. PMID: 20836886.

Porayette, P., Gallego, M. J., Kaltcheva, M. M., Bowen, R. L., Vadakkadath Meethal, S. & Atwood, C. S. (2009). Differential processing of amyloid-beta precursor protein directs human embryonic stem cell proliferation and differentiation into neuronal precursor cells. The Journal of biological chemistry, 284(35), 23806-17. PMID: 19542221.

Gallego, M. J., Porayette, P., Kaltcheva, M. M., Meethal, S. V. & Atwood, C. S. (2009). Opioid and progesterone signaling is obligatory for early human embryogenesis. Stem cells and development, 18(5), 737-40. PMID: 18803462.

Vadakkadath, M. S., Porayette, P., Wilson, A., Basson, J., Liu, T. & Atwood, C. (2008). Functional consequences of gonadotropin signaling in the brain during development, adulthood, and senescence. In I. Kumar , C. Rao , P. Chaturvedi , A. Halder , N. Rahman (Eds.) Gonadal and Nongonadal Actions of Gonadotropins. pp. 249-274. New Delhi: Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd..

Porayette, P., Gallego, M. J., Kaltcheva, M. M., Meethal, S. V. & Atwood, C. S. (2007). Amyloid-beta precursor protein expression and modulation in human embryonic stem cells: a novel role for human chorionic gonadotropin. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 364(3), 522-7. PMID: 17959150.