Mark Bleiweis, M.D.

Mark Bleiweis, M.D.The William G. Lassiter, Jr. and Aneice R. Lassiter Professorship
Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics
Director and Cardiothoracic Surgeon, UF Health Congenital Heart Center, Gainesville, Florida

Practices at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Gainesville

Academic Office

UF Health Congenital Heart Center
1600 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32610
tel     (352) 273-5422
fax    (352) 273-5927

Clinical Focus

Dr. Bleiweis’ clinical interests and expertise include congenital heart surgery, operative and perioperative management of newborns, treatment of single-ventricle heart defects, heart transplantation, adult congenital disease and complex valve defects.


  • Fellowship – Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1999-2000
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Residency – Thoracic Surgery, 1996-1999
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Residency – General Surgery, 1989-1996
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
  • Doctor of Medicine, 1989
    University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California
  • Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, 1985
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


Congenital Heart Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2010)

American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2001)

American Board of Surgery (1997)

Florida Medical Licensure since 2005


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