Curt Degroff

Curt Degroff, MSEE, M.D.

PRG DIR & CLIN ASO PROF

Department: MD-COGNITAL HRT CTR EXCELLENCE
Business Phone: (352) 273-7831
Business Email: degroffc@ufl.edu

About Curt Degroff

Curt DeGroff, MD, is board-certified in pediatric cardiology. He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and then he earned his Master of Science degree in electrical engineering at the California Institute of Technology. He graduated from SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn with his medical degree. 

Dr. DeGroff completed his pediatric residency program at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Los Angeles. There, he was a committee member for evaluation of residents as well as the chief assistant to the director of the pediatric residency program. He then completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. 

Prior to UF Health, Dr. DeGroff was an associate professor in pediatric cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh. At the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, he was the medical director of noninvasive cardiac imaging. Dr. DeGroff was also an adjunct faculty in the bioengineering department at the University of Pittsburgh and a member of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine.  

At UF Health, Dr. DeGroff is currently a professor of pediatric cardiology at the UF Health Congenital Heart Center. He also is the medical director of noninvasive cardiac imaging and serves as affiliate faculty of the University of Florida Biomedical Engineering Department. He is a member of the American Heart Association and a fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography. 

Honors & Awards

Fellow
2019 · American Heart Association
Fellow
2017 · American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)
Editorial board consultant
2010-2013 · Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Member
2003-2019 · NIH Scientific Review Group SBIR/STTR Small Business Cardiovascular Devices Special Reviewer Emphasis Panel

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

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

Publications

2014 Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
2011 Echocardiography-a Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Allied Techniques
2010 Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme

Grants

Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Integrating Multi-parametric Echocardiography with Computer Assisted Analyses in Detection for Early Allograft Rejection in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients: A Pilot prospective Multicenter Trial.
ENDURING HEARTS ·

Education

Fellowship – Pediatric Cardiology
1995 · Oregon HSC University
Residency – Pediatrics
1992 · Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Internship – Pediatrics
1990 · Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Medical Degree
1989 · Suny Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7831
Emails:
Business:
degroffc@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
THE CONGENITAL HEART CENTER AT UF
1600 SW ARCHER ROAD, HD 316-A
GAINESVILLE FL 32610