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NCRL (Echo Lab)

Overview of Services

The Johns Hopkins Echocardiography Laboratory is a state-of-the-art center with a strong tradition of clinical excellence, research, education and innovation.  It is staffed by board-certified cardiologist, sonographers and nurses and performs ultrasound examinations of the heart.   The echocardiography lab is actively involved in multiple research projects to improve diagnostic capabilities of non-invasive imaging, with current research interest including strain imaging, cardiotoxicity, transcather aortic replacement and infiltrative heart disease.  The echocardiography core laboratory  provides support for clinical trials in echocardiography and cardiovascular ultrasound.  We assist with all imaging aspects of the clinical research process, including protocol development, onsite training and interpretations of transthoracic echocardiograms, stress tests, and transesophageal echocardiograms.  Expertly and full staffed, the echo core lab provides strict quality assurance, fast turnaround times, and high-quality image storage.


Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE

Director, Echocardiographic Research

(410) 550-1183,


Sue Phillip, RCS, FASE

Administrative Director

(410) 502-6646,


Nicole Bavaro, RDCS, FASE

Lead Cardiac Research Sonographer


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday-Friday, 8:30a-3:00p 

1800 Orleans St. 

Zayed Tower #4052

Baltimore, MD 21287


Name Role Phone Email Location
David Havrilla, RDCS
Cardiac Sonographer
Zayed Tower
Rahiba Ishanzai, RDCS
Cardiac Sonographer
Zayed Tower
Nicole Bavaro, RDCS, FASE
Lead Cardiac Sonographer
Zayed Tower
Ashley Brown, RDCS
Cardiac Sonographer
Zayed Tower

Price List

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