Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a heart problem that affects some babies soon after birth. In PDA, abnormal blood flow occurs between two of the major arteries connected to the heart. These arteries are the aorta and the pulmonary (PULL-mun-ary) artery.

Michael LaCorte, M.D.

Medical School: N.Y.U. School of Medicine. 
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital, Boston.