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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…

Lead Photo: Owen with his puppy

A Life Yet to Live: Owen’s Reversal of Heart

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

From playing in the dirt to watching birds and squirrels, Owen Maier is a spirited, blue eyed and rosy-cheeked toddler…

Lead Photo: Izabella

From teething to transplant: Izabella’s Journey

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

In December of 2011, Krystina Lopez was given little hope that her twin daughters, Jesubelle and Izabella who were born three months premature, would survive…

Celebrating 10 Years of Healing Hearts

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

This past January, the University of Florida Health Congenital Heart Center celebrated 10 years of healing hearts for patients of all ages diagnosed with congenital heart defects…

In the News

Published: Jun 10th, 2013

Discover a compilation of stories and videos about the UF Health Congenital Heart Center and its faculty, staff and patients. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties University […]

Fast Facts

Published: Jun 8th, 2013

UF Health Congenital Heart Center Facts & Firsts 2019: U.S. News & World Report ranked the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital among the top 15 pediatric cardiology and heart surgery centers […]

Prenatal Diagnosis, Knowledge Help Couple Cope with Son’s Heart Condition

Published: Feb 27th, 2013

Samantha and Ryan Padgett’s baby was diagnosed prenatally with a congenital heart defect. Early diagnosis allowed them to plan for Grayson’s birth, giving him the best possible start in life. […]

Sweet Heart

Published: Nov 14th, 2012

David and Krista Kahn twin girls battled the odds of prematurity, and one also fought to survive a life-threatening heart defect. By Karen Thurston Chavez Tallahassee couple David and Krista […]

Interventional Cardiology

Published: Aug 24th, 2012

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center has a dedicated congenital Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Lab. With Curt Fudge, MD, as its director, the UF pediatric interventional cardiologists perform about 300 diagnostic […]

Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery at UF Health Ranked Among Nation’s Top 25

Published: Jun 27th, 2012

The UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital ‘s pediatric cardiology and heart surgery program was recognized among the nation’s Top 25 congenital heart centers, according to the 2012-2013 U.S. News’ Best […]