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Aura Andrea Sanchez Mejia, MD


(612) 626-2755

Specialties: Cardiology, Pediatric

Fluent Languages: Spanish

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Cardiology, Pediatric - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • MD - Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Facultad De Medic
    San Martin de Porres


  • Residency - Washington University School of Medicine
    St Louis, MO
  • Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

Contact Information

Primary Location:

University of Minnesota
2450 Riverside AVE S
Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 626-2755

Personal Biography

Dr. Sanchez attended medical school at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. She completed pediatric residency at Indiana University and fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Washington University in St. Louis. She then completed a one year fellowship in advanced cardiac imaging at Texas Children's Hospital, with focus on fetal echocardiography and transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. Her areas of interest include diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease in fetuses, infants, children and adolescents, as well as echocardiographic assessment of cardiac function with novel echocardiographic techniques. Dr. Sanchez enjoys teaching residents, fellows and auxiliary staff. On her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities including running, biking and hiking and cooking Peruvian food.