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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…

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…

Lead Photo: Tanecia

Tanecia’s Story

Published: Apr 17th, 2017

On the surface, Tanecia is a sassy munchkin. Like other 5-year-old girls, Tanecia can be found pedaling her red tricycle, being mesmerized by “Frozen,” and blending shades of Play-Doh®…

Lead Photo: Baby Janan

Metamorphosis

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Janan’s mother describes her son as a tenacious problem solver. From playing with matching objects to reading with his siblings, Janan’s transformation from a year ago has his physicians mystified…

Lead Photo: Gracyn

New Year, New Heart

Published: Dec 28th, 2016

In 2008, Gracyn practiced tirelessly to perfect her solo for a Christmas show. But unbeknownst to Gracyn, she would forego her holiday spectacle and prepare for the role of a lifetime…

Lead Photo: Nina

Team Nina: Cristina’s Story

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

At 6 years old, doctor’s diagnosed Cristina with a life-threatening cardiac abnormality. Listen to her incredible story of survival as a result of the UF Health Congenital Heart Center…

2017 Outcomes Report

Published: Jun 24th, 2016

Lead Photo: Christina

Unbreakable: Christina’s Journey

Published: May 18th, 2016

During a family vacation in 2003, Christina Miller noticed an unusual shortness of breath and fatigue as she traveled Europe…

Lead Photo: Baby Janan

Home is Where the Heart is

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

The Campbell family, whose 10 children range in age from one and half to 24, recently welcomed Janan, the newest addition to their family, and he has required little extra care…

Fixing Broken Hearts

Published: Mar 12th, 2014

What are the chances that two kids who live across the street from each other would both use the Berlin Heart and each have heart transplants at UF Health?