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We recognize the essential role parents and families play in helping young and adult patients live with their congenital heart disease. Our center incorporates medical and surgical practices to provide seamless care to patients and open communication to their families.

COVID-19 Update

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, providing exceptional and safe care to our patients remains our No. 1 priority. Our faculty and hospital leadership continue to monitor and assess the current COVID-19 situation, and our action plan evolves daily.

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2019 Outcomes report

We are proud to share our 2019 Outcomes Report, featuring our 2019 accomplishments and patient stories of hope and healing.

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Education

Fellowship

The Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program at the UF Health Congenital Heart Center offers a unique structure featuring professionals from all aspects of care for the Congenital Heart patient.

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UF Health News

A surprising ally in the fight against cancer: “mommy bloggers”

It can be hard to find trustworthy online sources, especially when it comes to health information. A UF Health Cancer Center researcher has found a way to relay scientifically based…

One step at a time: Kathy’s journey to wellness at UF Health Integrative Medicine

When Kathy Nobel started experiencing pain from an inherited neurological disorders, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, or CMT, she knew she did not want to be on strong opioids. While there is no…

BE HOPE

Cole Dooley, M.D., is no stranger to pediatric cancer. As both a pediatric anesthesiologist and the father of a child with incurable cancer, the realities of childhood cancer have forever…

Staying Upbeat Through Every Diagnosis

How 9-year-old Kendall Lewis navigates life with VACTERL association. If you ask 9-year-old Kendall “Miss K” Lewis how many surgeries she’s had in her life, she will laugh and say,…