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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…

Lead Photo: Baby Paul

Fixing a Tiny Broken Heart

Published: Aug 18th, 2016

On the surface, no one would know that this handsome, giggling little boy was born with one of the more complex forms of congenital heart disease…

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…

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 […]

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

Published: Jun 9th, 2013

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 […]

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 […]

Pediatric Cardiac MRI/CT Center

Pediatric Cardiac MRI/CT Center

Published: Jun 6th, 2013

The University of Florida Congenital Heart Center’s Pediatric Cardiac MRI/CT Center is a leading program in Florida and the southeast United States, providing state-of-the-art and expert care in diagnosing children […]

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 […]

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 […]