Your Bay Area Pediatric Cardiologist
Get to know your doctor and the staff behind giving your child top quality heart care.
Dr. Andrew Maxwell, pediatric cardiologist, and nutritionist April Shabazz will provide outstanding services not only to the east bay but the entire bay area community with the finest pediatric cardiology care.
Check out our staff bios below or learn more about our services here.
Dr. Maxwell is a Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologist and Pediatrician. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins Medical School in 1989 and subsequently completed a Residency in Pediatrics at The University of California at San Francisco. He followed with training for certification in Pediatric Cardiology at Lucile Salter Packard and Stanford Hospitals in 1996. He pursued additional training in thoracic organ transplantation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2000. Finally, he returned to Stanford University for additional training in intensive care cardiology, non-invasive and interventional cardiology in 2002. His research interests include study of endothelial control of vasomotor tone, nitric oxide and pulmonary hypertension. For this work he received an American Heart Association Bugher Award for Research in Molecular Biology and was an American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Award finalist. He has published over 20 articles and book chapters on these subjects
Dr. Sheridan is a board certified ipediatric cardiolist and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor degree in biology in 1996 and then studied medicine at New York Medical College. She was given the Cor et Manus award upon graduation for excellence in clinical service and then completed her pediatric residency and chief year at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. She returned to the Bay Area for her pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and has been in private practice since 2007. Her clinical interests include fetal and transthoracic echocardiography, primary prevention of obesity and coronary artery disease, and sports medicine. Dr. Sheridan has also been a competitive swimmer for over 30 years.
Mrs. Shabazz, a PhD candidate in Natural Health Sciences at University of Natural Medicine, is a clinical nutritionist. She completed studies at UC Davis and University of Natural Medicine. Her background is in Nutrition, Wellness Cuisine, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine and Biochemistry.