Patient Care

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center brings together the best knowledge, techniques, equipment, and care to achieve our goal of helping all of our cardiac children and adults lead normal, happy, and healthy lives.

Our Services

Interventional Cardiology

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center has a dedicated Congenital Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Lab. With Curt Fudge, MD, as its director, the UF pediatric interventional cardiologists perform about 300 diagnostic and interventional catheterizations each year.

Thea Brown sits on her parent's lap on a bench outside

Find Us Across the State

Gainesville, FL

UF Health Pediatric Specialties — Medical Plaza

1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Second floor
Gainesville, FL 32610-3008

UF Health Medical Plaza

Daytona Beach, Fl

UF Health Pediatric Specialties — Halifax Health

311 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Suite #100
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Halifax Health

Ocala, Fl

UF Health Pediatric Specialties — Oakhurst

1329 SE 25th Loop
Unit 101
Ocala, FL 34471

Oakhurst

Pensacola, Fl

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart

1 Bubba Watson Dr
Pensacola, FL 32504

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart

Tallahassee, Fl

UF Health Pediatric Specialties — Tallahassee

2390 Phillips Road
Located within the CMS Building
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Tallahassee Pediatric Specialties Location

Patient Stories

Caring for Those with Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital heart defects, better known as abnormalities of the heart, remain the most prevalent type of birth defect, affecting one in every 133…

Baby feet in a mother's hands that are in the shape of a heart

Ethan’s Race Against the Clock

After a devastating hurricane season in 2018, Michelle Byron and her family were looking forward to being back in their home in Panama City just in…

Ethan in a hospital gown staring straight ahead

Keeping Thea All Smiles

Althea “Thea” Brown is all smiles. And her spunky personality along with her curiosity for the world around her will undoubtedly bring a grin to…

Thea Brown sits on her parent's lap on a bench outside

Resources

Care and Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains the Care and Treatment for adults and children with Congenital Heart Defects including Surgical procedures, Cardiac catheterizations, Heart transplants, Preparing children for surgery, Feeding Tips,…

Cardiac Catheterizations for Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains that doctors can repair some heart defects without surgically opening your chest by using a procedure called an interventional cardiac catheterization.

Feeding Tips For Your Baby with CHD

The American Heart Association explains feeding tips if your baby has a heart defect.

Special Needs For Children with a Congenital Heart Defect

The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.