UF Health Congenital Heart Center: Overview

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center offers patients of all ages comprehensive care for congenital heart disease and acquired pediatric heart diseases. We provide the best care possible in a safe, compassionate environment. Our fully integrated approach involves all clinical pathway components for children and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.

U.S. News & World Report High Performing Badge - pediatric cardiology and heart surgery 2022-2023

The pediatric cardiology & heart surgery program at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked #7 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and it is the highest-ranked program in Florida.

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Celebrating 15 Years of Healing Hearts

This year, we are celebrating 15 years of healing hearts at the UF Health Congenital Heart Center. To mark the occasion, we are sharing your stories, updates from the congenital heart center team, and ways you can lend a hand to heal hearts forever!

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UF Health Congenital Heart Center is now offering telehealth outpatient appointments on a case-by-case basis. Please contact your provider to schedule an appointment and they will determine if a telehealth visit is right for you. Visit our telehealth section for assistance in how to prepare for and connect to a scheduled appointment.

At the UF Health Congenital Heart Center, our team of highly-trained clinicians provide a full range of services, including:

  • Adult congenital cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Heart and heart-lung transplantation
  • Heart failure
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Invasive electrophysiology
  • Noninvasive cardiac imaging
  • Pediatric cardiac intensive care
  • Transplant cardiology
  • Ventricular-assist device implants