Michael J. Angtuaco, M.D., FSCAI, FAAP, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Dr. Angtuaco received his undergraduate degree in pre-professional studies and philosophy from the University of Notre Dame in 2001. He returned to Arkansas for medical school and received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2005. He then studied pediatrics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, completing his residency in 2008. He again returned home to Little Rock for his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, which he finished in 2011. He has also completed an advanced fellowship in interventional pediatric cardiology at the University of Colorado Denver and Children’s Hospital Colorado. He is board-certified in both pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.
Dr. Angtuaco specializes in interventional pediatric cardiology and has served as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory since 2014. He has helped introduce cutting-edge treatments to address the full spectrum of congenital heart defects, including transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation for adults with congenital heart disease and non-surgical interventions for premature babies with heart defects. He is also co-director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in cooperation with his colleagues in Pediatric Pulmonology. Dr. Angtuaco serves on the Medical Informatics Committee and the Radiation Safety Committee at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He has been faculty at the international Congenital and Structural Interventions congress held annually in Frankfurt, Germany. His primary research interest is evaluating outcomes following both surgical and transcatheter interventions for congenital heart disease.
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