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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

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