Faculty

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center serves children (newborns through adolescents) and adults of all ages who have congenital and acquired heart disease. Our experienced team of cardiac experts — cardiovascular surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, critical care specialists, nurse practitioners, physician extenders, nurses, pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists, pediatric cardiac perfusionists, radiologists and allied professionals — ensure you receive the best and most appropriate care and treatment.

Mark Bleiweis
Mark Bleiweis, MD

Director
Biagio "Bill" Pietra
Biagio “Bill” Pietra

Chief & Associate Director
F. Jay Fricker
F. Jay Fricker

Director, Fellowship Program
Arun Chandran
Arun Chandran, MBBS,
FAAP, FACC
Philip Chang
Philip Chang, MD
Jennifer Co-Vu
Jennifer Co-Vu, MD
Curt DeGroff
Curt DeGroff, MSEE, MD
Mohammad Ebraheem
Mohammad Ebraheem, MD
James Curt Fudge Jr.
James Curt Fudge Jr., MD, MHS
Matthew Furst
Matthew Furst, MD

Dipankar Gupta
Dipankar Gupta, MBBS,
DCH, MD
John M. Hellrung
John M. Hellrung, MD, FAAP

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Gerard Holmes, MD
Maria Irwin
Maria Irwin, MD
Desiree "Desi" Machado
Desiree “Desi” Machado, MD
Diego Moguillanksy
Diego Moguillansky, MD,
MS
Giles Peek
Giles Peek, MD, FRCS, CTh, FFICM
Joseph Philip
Joseph Philip, MBBS, MD,
FAAP
Andrew Pitkin
Andrew Pitkin, MBBS,
MRCP, FRCA
Theresa Roca
Theresa Roca, MD

Arwa Saidi
Arwa Saidi, MEd, MBBCH,
FAAP, FACC

Renata Shih
Renata Shih, MD
Matthew Steiner
Matthew Steiner, MD
Kevin Sullivan
Kevin Sullivan, MD
Girishar Venkata Kaliki
Giridhar Venkata Kaliki, MD
Himesh Vyas
Himesh V. Vyas, MD
Bevin Weeks
Bevin Weeks, MD
Mark Wesley
Mark Wesley, MD