Asavari Kamerkar, DO

Asavari Kamerkar, DO

Medical Director, ECMO Department
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Kamerkar completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts in 2011 and her Pediatric Chief Residency Year in 2012. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in 2015 and continued on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine. She received a certificate in Clinical, Biomedical, and Translational Investigations in 2016. Dr. Kamerkar’s major areas of research interest are in congenital heart disease and aspects of post-surgical management, particularly related to cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and respiratory physiology.


Medical School

Touro University


University of Massachusetts


University of Massachusetts


Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Critical Care Medicine



American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Certificate in in Clinical, Biomedical, and Translational Investigations, Keck School of Medicine


Alpha Omega Alpha

CHLA - Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center

215 W Janss Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
United States