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Reshma Biniwale, MD

UCLA Physician Reshma Biniwale, MD specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology
Language Spoken
English, Hindi, Marathi
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 206-5900
Fax Number
(310) 206-5901

10833 Le Conte Avenue, Room 62-266 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Congenital Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2010
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2008
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2006
Cardiopulmonary Transplant Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009 - 2010
Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2008 - 2009
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2000 - 2000
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of British Columbia, 1999 - 2000
Thoracic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Yeshiva Univ, 2005 - 2008
Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2001 - 2005
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Seth G.S. Medical College, 1995 - 1998
Surgery, B.J. Medical College, 1992 - 1995
Surgery, St. Vincent's Manhattan, 2000 - 2001
MBBS, B.J. Medical College, 1991
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Surgery, Airway Stenosis, Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, Aortic Root Repair, Assist Devices, Atrial Septal Defect Repair, General Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart, Heart Lung Transplant, Heart Transplant, Infants, Lung Transplant, Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy, Mediastinal Tumor, Mitral Valve Surgery, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery, Pectus Excavatum / Carinatum, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Heart Transplantation, Pediatric Lung Transplantation, Pericardial Window, Resynchronization therapy for Congenital Cardiac Disease, Thymoma, Thymus, Tricuspid Valve Surgery, Ventricular Assist Devices for Pediatric Population
Research Interest
Clinical Outcomes Research, Animal research for development of conduits, Ventricular Assist Devices in Pediatric Population, Pediatric cardiopulmonary Transplantation;BIPACS Trial: NIH funded study, Medical and Surgical Education, Quality Improvement Projects in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. Lung in a box, Heart in a box, Total artificial heart
Additional Information
Hospital Staff Appointments
  • Attending Pediatric Cardiothoracic & Cardiopulmonary Transplant Surgeon, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center & Orthopaedic Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Memberships in Scholarly or Professional Societies

  • International College of Surgeons-Fellow, 2011-date
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons-Full member, 2010-date
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery - Associate member, 2006-date
  • American College of Surgeons, 2002
  • American Medical Association, 2001
Awards & Recognition
  • Rachel Cooper foundation Awarded Fellowship 2007-2008
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery Society Scholarship 2007
  1. Obstruction of lateral tunnel Fontan by an adjustable occluder device. Biniwale RM, Wells WJ, Herrington CS, Starnes VA J Card Surg. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):750-2.
  2. Atrial septal hematoma after minimally invasive aortic valve replacement Biniwale RM Tex Heart Inst J. 2010;37(1):102-5.
  3. Novel techniques in the use of bivalirudin for cardiopulmonary bypass anticoagulation in a child with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Dragomer D, Chalfant A, Biniwale R, Reemtsen B, Federman M. Perfusion. 2011 Nov;26(6):516-8. Epub 2011 Aug 9.
  4. Primary lung tumors other than bronchogenic carcinoma. Biniwale RM, Keller S. Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders 4th edition Editors Fishman AP, Elias JA, Fishman JA et al McGraw-Hill Professional New York, 2008 Pgs 1917-1928
  5. Biniwale RM, Weinstein S, Boulanger SC, Glick P. Chest Wall Deformities. EMedicine from WebMD. 2009 http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic3039.htm
  6. Myocardial protection in Children. Biniwale RM, Laks H. Cardiothoracic Surgery Review. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2011
  7. Valve replacement in Children. Biniwale RM, Laks H. Cardiothoracic Surgery Review. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2011
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