Maria Alexandra Pernetz

Technical Director Adult Congenital Heart Center at Emory Healthcare


Maria Alexandra Pernetz graduated as a Cardiopulmonary Superior Technologist from the Central University of Venezuela. Maria Alexandra Pernetz work's as a Cardiac Sonographer in a private hospital in Caracas for 6 years.

Move to the USA in 1994 and started working at Emory. During 28 years I have worked as a Cardiac Sonographer and help start the adult congenital heart center. I was the technical director of the Emory University Hospital for 10 years and now I’m the Technical Director of the Congenital Center.