Arwa Saidi, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Practices at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Gainesville, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Jacksonville

Academic Office

UF Health Congenital Heart Center
1600 SW Archer Road – Box 100296
Gainesville, FL 32610
tel     (352)273-7770
fax    (352)392-0547

Clinical Focus

Dr. Saidi’s primary interest is in adult congenital heart disease and transition care.

Honors and Awards

University of Florida Exemplary Teacher Award 2011

Teaching award: University of Florida Pediatric Residency 2009

Teaching award: University of Florida Pediatric Residency 2007


  • Fellowship – Pediatric Cardiology
    Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Residency – Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internship – Medicine and Surgery
    Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland
  • Doctor of Medicine –
    Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland


American Board of Internal Medicine (1994)

American Board of Pediatrics (1994)

American Board of Pediatrics-Cardiology (1998)

Medical Licensure in Florida  (2000)


For more information about Dr. Saidi’s publications, visit our website.