Shafkat Anwar, MD

Dr. Shafkat Anwar is a pediatric cardiologist with a specialty in non-invasive cardiac imaging, including echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

He is the Director of the Pediatric Heart Center's Cardiac MRI and 3D+ Programs. He is also a Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UCSF Center for Advanced 3D+ Technologies (CA3D+).

He is a founding member and the inaugural Chair of the Advanced 3D+ Visualization Special Interest Group in the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Dr. Anwar completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center, as well as a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.

He completed fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging at Cleveland Clinic and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Prior to joining UCSF, Dr. Anwar was Cardiology Director of Cardiac MRI at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Children's Hospital.

At Wash. U. Dr. Anwar co-founded and co-directed the Center for 3D Printing, a multi-disciplinary 3D printing center.