Dr. Diego Arango Uribe

Paediatric Cardiac Intensivist

Dr. Diego Arango Uribe

Paediatric Cardiac Intensivist


Born and raised in Colombia. Studied in one of top 5 schools and then one of top 5 Medical Schools of the country. Experience for 4 years as general practitioner before moving to the United States of America for post-graduate education. Studied Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care and Cardiac Critical Care in busy, top ranked Hospitals and Universities of the United States of America before moving to Dubai and joining Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital. Passionate for teaching, specially cardiopulmonary physiology. Married to a proud and driven Colombian, and father of 2 wonderful boys.

Professional Background

Medical School

2000 - 2006
Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga - Colombia


2011 - 2014
Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit - Michigan


2014 - 2017
Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Medical Center - Dallas
2017 - 2018
Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Work Experience

2007 - 2008
Hospitalist, Clinica Foscal - Bucaramanga/Colombia
2008 - 2009
General Practice - Outpatient, Coomultrasan - Bucaramanga/Colombia
2009 - 2011
ED physician, Clinica Nueva - Bogota/Colombia

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Achievements Career Highlights

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Committee Chair Pediatric residency - PICU rotation coordinator

Research & Publications

  1. Nicardipine for Hypertension Following Aortic Coarctectomy or Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis


  2. Accidental Pyrethroid Ingestion in Toddler: Near-Fatal Atypical Presentation and Successful Recovery


  3. A Case of COVID-19-Associated Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Shock Managed by Cytokine Filtration


Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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