Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Medical School

S.V.S. Medical College, AP, India

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

American Board of Pediatrics


Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine


Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Advanced Cardiac Imaging, UT Southwestern - Dallas Children's Medical Center

Professional Memberships

North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging

Society of Cardiac MRI

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Heart Association

International Society for ACHD

American Society of Echocardiography

Society of Pediatric Research

American College of Cardiology

Selected Research

Gooty VD, Veeram Reddy SR, Greer JS, Blair Z, Zahr RA, Arar Y, Castellanos DA, Pimplawar S, Greil GF, Dillenbeck J, Hussain T. Lymphatic pathway evaluation in congenital heart disease using 3D whole-heart balanced steady state free precession and T2-weighted cardiovascular magnetic resonance. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2021 Mar 1;23(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s12968-021-00707-6. PMID: 33641664; PMCID: PMC7919323.

Gooty VD, Dillenbeck J, Arar Y, Castellanos DA, Greil GF, Hernandez NB, Kirk R, Butts R, Hussain T. Coronary CT Angiography in Pediatric and Young Adult Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy: Single-Center Experience. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 May;14(5):1065-1067. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.09.017. Epub 2020 Nov 18. PMID: 33221219.

Gooty VD, Sinaiko AR, Ryder JR, Dengel DR, Jacobs DR Jr., et al. Association Between Carotid lntima Media Thickness, Age, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents. Metab Syndr Related Disorders. 2018 Apr;16(3):122-126. PubMed PMID: 29412763; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5878544.

Ryder JR, Pankratz ND, Dengel DR, Pankow JS, Jacobs DR Jr, Sinaiko AR, Gooty V, Steinberger J. Heritability of vascular structure and function: A parent-Child Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Feb 2;6(2). pii:e004757. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004757, PMID:28154165

Dalin Tang, Pedro J. del Nido, Chun Yang, Heng Zuo, Xueying Huang, Rahul H. Rathod, Vasu Gooty, Alexander Tang, Zheyang Wu, Kristen L. Billiar, Tai Geva. Patient-Specific MRI based right ventricle models using different zero-load diastole and systole geometrics for better cardiac stress and strain calculation and pulmonary valve replacement surgical outcome predictors PLos One. 2016 Sept 14;11(9):e0162986. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162986. PMID: 27627806

Tang D, Yang C, del Nido PJ, Zuo H, Rathod RH, Huang X, Gooty V, Tang A, Billiar KL, Wu Z, Geva T. Mechanical stress is associated with right ventricular response to pulmonary valve replacement in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallo!. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;151 (3):687-94.e1-3. doi: 10. 1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.106. Epub 2015 Oct 3. PMID: 26548998

Vasu Gooty, Charles Harris, Andre Muelenaer, Brian Watson, Shawn D. Safford, A rare case of pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma with calcification in a 5-year-old boy, Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2015, Pages 123-126, ISSN 2213-5766

Tang D, Yang C, Geva T, Rathod R, Yamauchi H, Gooty V, Tang A, Kural MH, Billiar KL, Gaudette G, Del Nido PJ. A Multiphysics modeling Approach to Develop Right Ventricle Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Procedures with a Contracting Band to Improve ventricle Ejection Fraction. Computers and Structures. 2013 Jun; 1 (122): 78-87. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23667272