Jennifer Co-Vu

Jennifer Co-Vu, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-COGNITAL HRT CTR EXCELLENCE
Business Phone: (352) 273-5422
Business Email: jcovu@mail.ufl.edu

About Jennifer Co-Vu

Jennifer Co-Vu, M.D., is board-certified in pediatric cardiology. At UF Health, Dr. Co-Vu serves as the director of the Fetal Cardiac Program at the UF Health Congenital Heart Center. She is also the director of theUF Health Congenital Heart Center Single Ventricle Home Monitoring Program, and is one of the pediatric cardiologists in the Turner Syndrome Center. Dr. Co-Vu’s academic appointments include serving as clinical assistant professor in the department of radiology, University of Florida College of Medicine and course director for fourth-year elective pediatric cardiology and pediatric cardiology.

She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines. She received her medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines.

Dr. Co-Vu completed a senior fellowship in non-invasive cardiac imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital and her pediatrics residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. She was chief fellow in pediatric cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin at Herma Heart Institute in Milwaukee, where she also completed her pediatric cardiology fellowship PGY-5 and PGY-6. Dr. Co-Vu completed her PGY-4 pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Children’s Hospital, Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Diseases in Cleveland.

Dr. Co-Vu has expertise in noninvasive cardiac imaging, including cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, cardiac computed tomography, or CT, and fetal echocardiography as well as treatment of fetal heart disease, and transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography. She also has expertise in the care of infants and children with complex congenital heart disease, such as hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Honors & Awards

Oral Abstract Presentation
2009 · American College of Cardiology
Best Poster Presentation
2009 · Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Fellows Scientific Session
Chief Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology
2008 · Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Herma Heart Center
Best Oral Abstract
2008 · 32 Annual Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Scientific Session
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Clinical Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Instruction
2007 · University of Illinois at Chicago
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to an Outstanding Resident Role Model
2006 · University of Illinois at Chicago

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Cardiology
Areas of Interest
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Echocardiography (ECHO) – Children
  • Fetal development
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Fetal heart monitoring
  • Heart CT scan
  • Heart MRI
  • Heart murmurs
  • Imaging and radiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric heart surgery

Grants

Dec 2016 ACTIVE
Effects of maternal cortisol on perinatal cardiac metabolism and function
NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD ·

Education

Residency – Pediatric Cardiology
2010 · Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency – Pediatric Cardiology
2009 · Medical college of Wisconsin
Residency – Pediatric Cardiology
2007 · Children's Hospital, Cleveland
Residency – Pediatrics
2006 · University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical Degree
2001 · University of the Philippines
Bachelor of Science
1996 · University of the Philippines

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5422
Emails:
Business:
jcovu@mail.ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
UF CONGENITAL HEART CENTER
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610