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$$ Maria Bano, MD Assistant Instructor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology,
American Board of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken: English


Maria Bano, M.D., is a cardiologist and Director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory at Children's Health℠, specializing in heart failure, heart transplant and Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD). She is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Her clinical interests include heart failure and transplantation as well as mechanical circulatory support for end-stage heart failure. Her research interests include novel imaging techniques to assess right heart dysfunction and imaging techniques in transplant-related coronary artery disease.

After earning her medical degree from Aga Khan Medical University in Pakistan, Dr. Bano moved to the U.S., where she completed residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and a cardiology fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta.


Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Aga Khan University Medical College (2006)


Baylor College of Medicine (2011), Pediatrics


Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston (2015), Pediatric Cardiology