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.


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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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

Eternally Intertwined

A tragic death of a donor saved Jeff’s life; when that kidney fails years later, an unexpected second donor seals his bond to an incredible family.

Nikia’s Second Chance

Following an early morning car crash on an isolated country road, Nikia waited for hours with a fence post penetrating her chest.

Moving Mountains

In need of a new heart and out of options, 12-year-old Andy is airlifted from the Caribbean to UF Health, taking with him a nation’s well-wishes.

From Bird Strike to Hope

While Moe waits in the operating room, the medical team delivering his organs for transplant faces an in-air disaster.