Posts tagged as

Transplant Program

A Dying Orphan Gets Help from UF Health Surgeon

Even before Doug and Lori McCary finalized their adoption of Rachel, a young girl from China who was born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, the McCarys found the UF Health Congenital Heart Center and Mark Bleiweis, M.D.,…

Ready to move forward with his life, transplant patient thanks staff

Before he became Ironman, Josh Inghram was a typical 17-year-old. But on Feb. 27, 2012, Josh experienced stomach and chest pains. His parents, Vicky and Joe Inghram, thought it was nothing serious. They were wrong. Josh’s heart was failing. He was diagnosed with acquired idiopathic cardiomyopathy, meaning his heart…

UF Health Congenital Heart Center Transplant Program Exceeds the National Survival Rates

Our multidisciplinary team approach, experience, expertise, and ongoing commitment to innovation and compassionate care has set the standard of care for children with end-stage heart failure achieving excellent long term survival rates.  In a July 2011 report, The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients has measured the percentage of patients who…