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, 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 “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, MD

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

Faris Al-MousilyFaris Al-Mousily, MBChB Randall M. Bryant, MD
Eric Ceithaml, MD
Arun Chandran, MBBS, FAAP, FACC Co-Vu 1 - sm webJennifer Co-Vu, MD Curt DeGroff, M.D.Curt DeGroff, MSEE, MD
Mohammad Ebraheem, MD Mohammad Ebraheem, MD James Curt Fudge, M.D.James Curt Fudge Jr., MD, MHS Dipankar GuptaDipankar Gupta, MBBS. DCH, MD
John-HellrungJohn M. Hellrung, MD, FAAP Jason Ho                Jason Ho, MD                Desiree MachadoDesiree “Desi” Machado, MD
Diego MoguillanskyDiego Moguillansky, MD, MS Joseph PhilipJoseph Philip, MBBS, MD, FAAP Karl Reyes, MD
  Arwa Saidi, MEd, MBBCH,
FAAP, FACC 
            Renata Shih, MD                  Michael Shillingford, MD      
  Michael Tsifansky, MD
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