Bill A M Pietra

Bill A M Pietra, M.D.

CHIEF & CLIN PROF

Department: MD-COGNITAL HRT CTR EXCELLENCE
Business Phone: (352) 273-7770
Business Email: b.pietra@ufl.edu

About Bill A M Pietra

Biagio “Bill” A. Pietra, MD, is board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology, and leads the pediatric cardiology program at UF Health. Dr. Pietra received his bachelor’s and post-baccalaureate degrees from UF. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. Dr. Pietra completed his pediatric internship, pediatric residency and his pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati. 

Dr. Pietra has spent most of his career as medical director for the pediatric cardiac transplant program and pediatric cardiac mechanical assist program at The Colorado Children’s Hospital, Aurora, where he also was associate professor in the department of pediatrics, division of cardiology at the University of Colorado, Health Sciences. 

Dr. Pietra has received awards from the American Heart Association and National Institutes of Health-R01. He continues to review grants while serving on the National Institutes of Health-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Study Sections.

Dr. Pietra is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Cardiology. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Transplantation and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. He also has served as a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

 

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Publications

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 · Principal Investigator
Sep 2017 ACTIVE
Phase III Multi-center Open Label Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Everolimus and Low Dose Tacrolimus to Tacrolimus to Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate Mofetil at 6 Months Post Heart Transplant to Prevent Long-Term Complications after Pediatric Heart Trans
BOSTON CHILDRENS HOSP · Principal Investigator

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7770
Emails:
Business:
b.pietra@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100297
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610