About MeRobert Tunks, MD, began his pediatric training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., where he served as a resident. Following residency, he completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Tunks also completed an advanced imaging fellowship at Duke, gaining expertise in transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, fetal echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. As a faculty member at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Tunks sees children of all ages, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He has a particular interest in the advancement of noninvasive imaging techniques to help care for patients with congenital or acquired heart disease.
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Medical School, University of Texas - San Antonio - SOM - 2007
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology Duke Regional Hospital - 2014
Residency, Pediatrics Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Tennessee) - 2010
- Use of fetal echocardiography for screening and management of congenital heart block
- Cardiac MRI
- Cardiac MRI
- 3D printing in congenital heart disease
- Fetal heart block
- Medical student, resident and fellow education
- Top Educator Award, Department of Pediatrics, 2018
- Gold Humanism Honor Society, inducted, 2007