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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties

Published: Jun 18th, 2019

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas…

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UF Health Shands Hospital additional operating room renovations underway

Published: May 22nd, 2019

A multi-year renovation project will modernize our operating rooms with new state-of-the-art equipment, and provide a new Pediatric Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Electrophysiology Hybrid Lab.

Natalie and Mike

A Big Move for a Bigger Reason

Published: Feb 8th, 2019

When Natalie and Mike made a life-changing move to Florida, it was also a life-saving one when the team at the UF Health repaired a hole in Natalie’s heart.

Riley Campbell with her dog

Tiny Fireball: Riley

Published: Feb 6th, 2019

Erin Campbell was only in her second trimester when she found out that the course of her entire pregnancy would be altered…

Valeria Ocampo leaves the PCICU after the Berlin Heart repaired her heart.

Artificial heart gives a baby girl a second chance at life

Published: Apr 24th, 2018

For more than half of her life, 15-month-old-Valeria Ocampo lay in her hospital crib and peeked toward her window…

Lungs for Lexi

Lungs for Lexi

Published: Apr 3rd, 2018

Not many teenagers can say they placed first in equestrians at the Special Olympics. Few teenagers can say they had a double-lung transplant, too. Alexia “Lexi” McCue, 13, accomplished both…

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Five innovative ways UF Health physicians approach congenital heart care

Published: Feb 8th, 2018

From Feb. 7 to 14, UF Health recognizes Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, to raise awareness of the most common type of birth defect found in newborns…

Andy Reyes

Teen’s battle to stay alive for transplant inspires family, friends, strangers

Published: Feb 5th, 2018

Andy Herrera Reyes mustered his strength and sat up in bed on Monday morning…

Valeria Ocampo

How an artificial heart brought a bubbly baby’s smile back…

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

Valeria Ocampo giggles and babbles as most babies do…

2017 Outcomes Report - Reagan

2017 Outcomes Report

Published: Dec 4th, 2017

Discover why our program is ranked the highest in Florida and in the Top 25 in the nation for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery…