Robert D. Tunks, MD

Robert D. Tunks, MD
Penn State Hershey Children's Heart Group
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
4.9 out of 5
46 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • General Pediatric Cardiology
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography

Dr. Tunks began his pediatric training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee where he served as a resident from 2007-2010.  Following residency, he completed 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 MRI. 

Dr. Tunks joined the faculty at Penn State Hershey in 2014. He sees children of all ages in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He has a particular interest in the advancement of non-invasive imaging techniques to help care for patients with congenital or acquired heart disease.

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology
Duke University, School of Medicine - 2014

Residency, Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Tennessee) - 2010

University of Texas - San Antonio - SOM - 2007

  • Medical student, resident and fellow education
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology
  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Use of fetal echocardiography for screening and management of congenital heart block

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