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, M.D.Mark Bleiweis, MD

The William G. Lassiter Jr. and
Aneice R. Lassiter Professorship
Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics
Director, UF Health Congenital
Heart Center
Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, UF Health Shands
Children’s Hospital

Biagio Pietra, MDBiagio “Bill” Pietra, MD

The Virginia Root Sutherland Professor in Pediatric Cardiology
Professor & Chief,
Pediatric Cardiology
Associate Director, UF Health Congenital Heart Center

F. Jay Fricker, MDF. Jay Fricker, MD

Gerold L. Schiebler Eminent
Scholar in Pediatric Cardiology
Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Director, Fellowship Training Program

Arun ChandranArun Chandran, MBBS, FAAP, FACC Philip Chang, MDPhilip Chang, MD Jen Co-VuJennifer Co-Vu, MD
Curt DeGroff, MSEE, MDCurt DeGroff, MSEE, MD Mohammad Ebraheem, MDMohammad Ebraheem, MD James Curt Fudge, MD, MHSJames Curt Fudge Jr., MD, MHS
Matthew FurstMatthew Furst, MD Dipankar Gupta, MBBS, DCH, MDDipankar Gupta, MBBS. DCH, MD John Hellrung, MD, FAAPJohn M. Hellrung, MD, FAAP
 Gerard Holmes, MD Maria IrwinMaria Irwin, MD Desiree Machado, MDDesiree “Desi” Machado, MD
Diego Moguillansky, MDDiego Moguillansky, MD, MS Giles PeekGiles Peek, MD, FRCS CTH, FFICM
Joseph Philip, MBBS, MD, FAAP Joseph Philip, MBBS, MD, FAAP
Andrew PitkinAndrew Pitkin, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA Teresa RocaTheresa Roca, MD Arwa Saidi, MEd, MBBCh, FAAP, FACCArwa Saidi, MEd, MBBCH,
Renata Shih, MDRenata Shih, MD Matthew Steiner, MDMatthew Steiner, MD Kevin J. SullivanKevin Sullivan, MD
Giridhar Venkata Kaliki, MDGiridhar Venkata Kaliki, MD Himesh Vyas, MDHimesh V. Vyas, MD
Bevin Weeks, MDBevin Weeks, MD Mark Wesley, MD