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Carol McFarland

Carol McFarland, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Adjunct - Pediatrics

Academic Office Information

Dr. McFarland received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, completed her Pediatrics residency at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital/Oregon Health and Sciences University, and her Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship and a fourth year fellowship in Advanced Cardiac Imaging with a focus on fetal echocardiography at Primary Children’s Hospital/University of Utah. Dr. McFarland is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the division of Pediatric Cardiology at Primary Children’s Hospital. She sees patients with all types of congenital and acquired heart disease, and also specializes in fetal echocardiography. Dr. McFarland has a clinical and research interest in patients undergoing single ventricle palliation, with additional research interests in 2D echocardiography and particularly the assessment of heart function and the association with clinical outcomes.

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Chief Fellow
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Professional Medical Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Drake University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Colquitt JL, McFarland CA, Loar RW, Liu A, Pignatelli RH, Ou Z, Minich LL, Wilkinson JC (2022). Relation of Right Atrial Strain to Mortality in Infants With Single Right Ventricles. Am J Cardiol, 177, 137-143.
  2. Barfuss SB, Boucek DM, McFarland CA, Martin MH, LuAnn Minich L, Eckhauser AW, Ou Z, Gray RG, Tani LY (2022). Short-Term Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Children. J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 35(10), 1077-1083.
  3. McFarland CA, Truong DT, Pinto NM, Minich LL, Burch PT, Eckhauser AW, Lal AK, Molina KM, Ou Z, Presson AP, May LJ (2020). Implications of Left Ventricular Dysfunction at Presentation for Infants with Coarctation of the Aorta. Pediatr Cardiol, 42(1), 72-77.
  4. Bramley H, Mcfarland C, Lewis MM, Shaffer ML, Cilley R, Engbrecht B, Santos M, Rzucidlo S, Shirk B, Simmons L, Dias MS (2014). Short-term outcomes of sport- and recreation-related concussion in patients admitted to a pediatric trauma service. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 53(8), 784-90.