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Cara Garofalo, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Patient Satisfaction Score: 5/5 (81 Ratings)

Dr. Cara Garofalo is a pediatric cardiologist and is board-certified in pediatric cardiology, pediatric critical care and pediatrics. Dr. Garofalo earned her medical degree at the UMDNJ – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She went on to complete her residency in pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital, State University of New York. After residency, she completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care at The Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University.

Dr. Garofalo’s special interests include congenital and acquired heart disease, cardiac risk assessment, exercise testing and tilt table testing. She has participated in many clinical research projects and authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Leadership Title

  • Chair, Department of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Training

  • Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Critical Care–New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, Columbia University, New York City, NY

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Critical Care


  • Pediatrics-SUNY at Buffalo, The Children’s Hospital, NY

Special Interests

  • Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Exercise Testing
  • Tilt Table Testing

Patient Ratings for Cara Garofalo, MD

Patient Satisfaction Score: 5/5 (81 Ratings)
- Reviewed June 18th, 2021
"Very thorough examination and addressed all our questions. Made sure we had all testing set up before we left. Overall great experience! "
- Anonymous