American Board of Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
University of Iowa
Educated at the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Escalera is a native of California. Prior to arriving at CHKD, he was an attending physician as part of the INOVA pediatric residency program in northern Virginia.
Dr. Escalera and his wife have three sons. Dr. Escalera is fluent in Spanish and joined a team of physicians and nurses providing care to children with congenital heart disease and cardiac arrhythmia from the states of Campeche and Mérida in Mexico in the winter of 2006.
Honors and Awards:
Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2018, 2019, 2020
Outstanding Clinical Sub-specialist Teaching Award, INOVA, 2008
Annual Fellow in Training Travel Award, American College of Cardiology, 2007
Best Pediatric Resident Teacher Award, UCSF-Fresno, 2003
Best 2nd-year Pediatric Resident Award, UCSF-Fresno, 2002
Outstanding Achievement in Community Service, Dept. of Family Medicine, Georgetown University, 2000
Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Morphology and Function in Xenopus. Bartlett, HB, Escalera II, RB, Patel, SS, Wedemeyer EW, Volk, KA, Lohr, JL, Reinking, BE. Comparative Medicine. 2010 April; 60 (2): 107-113.
Triple-balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty: An advantageous technique for percutaneous repair of pulmonary valve stenosis in the large pediatric and adult patients. Escalera, RB, Chase, TJ, Owada, CY. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2005 Nov; 66 (3): 446-451.
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