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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…

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…

Matias Cozzi

Something remarkable

Published: Nov 27th, 2017

A teen celebrates Thanksgiving with his new lungs…

Lead photo: UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

Ranked No. 1 in Florida for Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery

Published: Jun 27th, 2017

The UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital ranks among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals in 6 medical specialties, according to the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released by U.S. News & World Report…

Lead Photo: Baby Jackson

Cribside Critical Care

Published: May 12th, 2017

Jackson was born on April 8 to Ashley DuBois and David Rodes. Already sporting a full head of hair, Jackson had a seemingly normal first 14 hours of life…

Lead Photo: Ethan Church

Finding the Root of the Problem

Published: May 12th, 2017

Ask Ethan Church what he’s passionate about and the answer may seem unusual for a 17-year-old: forestry and soil science…

Lead Photo: Baby Levi

UF Health first in Florida to offer app to caregivers of infants with rare heart defect

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Ever since her son’s birth in December, Elicia Ford has looked forward to the day when she can bring little Levi home to Panama City, Florida…

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

UF Health among top hospitals nationwide for quality of care in congenital heart surgery

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

UF Health Shands Hospital has earned the highest rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and outcomes in congenital heart surgery…

Lead Photo: Grayson

Welcoming Grayson to the Gator Nation

Published: Dec 8th, 2016

With a lineage of orange and blue blood running through their veins, UF alumni Samantha and Ryan knew that their unborn son would one day become part of the Gator nation…

Lead Photo: Conjoined Twins

Heart to Heart

Published: Nov 15th, 2016

UF surgeons and dedicated medical teams give miracle conjoined twins a chance at a full life through ground-breaking procedures…