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

Randall M. Bryant, MD Arun Chandran, MBBS, FAAP, FACC
Philip Chang, MD
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James Curt Fudge, M.D.James Curt Fudge Jr., MD, MHS
Matthew Furst, MD
Dipankar GuptaDipankar Gupta, MBBS. DCH, MD
John-HellrungJohn M. Hellrung, MD, FAAP
Jason HoJason Ho, MD
Gerard Holmes, MD
Maria Irwin, MD Desiree MachadoDesiree “Desi” Machado, MD Diego MoguillanskyDiego Moguillansky, MD, MS
Joseph Philip Joseph Philip, MBBS, MD, FAAP
Andrew Pitkin, MD
Karl Reyes, MD
Arwa Saidi, MEd, MBBCH,
FAAP, FACC
Renata Shih, MD

Kevin Sullivan, MD
Michael Tsifansky, MD Kaliki Venkata Giridhar_MCM_0565Giridhar Venkata Kaliki, MD
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Bevin Weeks, MD

Mark Wesley, MD