4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Building A, Suite 404, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone : (337) 456-6892
Fax : (337) 735 3038
1268 Southampton Dr Alexandria LA 71303
Phone : (318) 449-4886
Fax : (318) 449-4877

Dr. Durga P. Naidu, MD, FAAP, FACC

Dr. Naidu received his medical degree (2007) from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, India and completed certificate course of Neonatal Medicine (2008-2009) at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India. He then completed Pediatric Internship (2010-2011) from St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and did his Pediatric Residency (2011-2013) at Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Naidu pursued Pediatric Cardiology training (2013-2016) and further specialized (2016-2017) in Fetal Cardiology and Advanced Pediatric Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging (Transesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac MRI, and CT) at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center/Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Dr. Naidu is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics both in General Pediatrics (2015) and Pediatric Cardiology (2016).

Throughout his career, Dr. Naidu has excelled at different professional levels and was proficiently trained in the care and delivery of patients with congenital heart disease. He has been actively involved in several clinical research activities, published articles in peer reviewed journals and acts as a reviewer for some International Scientific Journals.

Dr. Naidu is an active member of several professional organizations including American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, Fetal Heart Society, Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Pediatric Heart Network, and others.

Hospital Affiliations

Lafayette General Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Lafayette, LA

Women & Children's Hospital
Current Affiliation
Lafayette, LA



Healthy Adolescent with a Mycotic Aortic Aneurysm from Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Tex Heart Inst J
Naidu DP, Quinones JA, Lutschg KW, Balaguru D

Fetal Diagnosis of Double Aortic Arch: can we predict airway obstruction (pseudo-CHAOS) and need for airway EXIT?
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol
Naidu DP, Wohlmuth C, Gardiner HM

Atrial septal hematoma after mitral valve and left coronary artery surgery in a child.
Pediatr Cardiol
Naidu, D. P.,Nigro, J.,Alboliras, E. T.
2012 Nov 28
1 citation


Journal Article

Flash Pulmonary Edema during Pulmonary Vasoreactivity Testing
Jacobs Journal of Pulmonology
Tharakanatha R. Yarrabolu, Durga P. Naidu, Olga Pawelek, P. Syamasundar Rao



Fetal Diagnosis of Double Aortic Arch (DAA) and prediction of perinatal outcome
7th Phoenix Fetal Cardiology Symposium.
May 2016 Naidu DP, Wohlmuth C, Gardiner HM
Phoenix, Arizona

Impact of Catheter interventions on longevity of right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
2nd Annual House Staff Research Day
Naidu DP, MD; Breinholt JP, MD; Brown MD, Hines MH, Douglas WI, Rao PS, Balaguru D
Houston, Texas

Right ventricular outflow tract aneurysm following RV to PA homograft conduit: Institutional Experience
Chapter of American College of Cardiology- 2015
Naidu DP, Biliciler-Denktas G, Douglas WI, Balaguru D
San Antonio, Texas


Book Chapter

Durga P. Naidu, Monesha Gupta-Malhotra

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