Cardiology


U.S. News & World Report High Performing Badge - children cardiology and heart surgery

The pediatric cardiology & heart surgery program at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked #11 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and it is the highest-ranked program in Florida.

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center continues to be a gold standard when it comes to caring for some of the sickest children in Florida and the southeastern United States.

It has built this reputation behind a highly trained team, state-of-the-art facilities, a full suite of services and compassionate care for congenital heart disease and acquired pediatric heart diseases. Our commitment to these cornerstones has allowed UF Health Shands Hospital to be ranked among the nation’s top hospitals for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

This honored distinction is reflected in our excellent outcomes. As of June 2018, the center’s overall operative survival rate is 99.1%, according to data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Heart Surgery Database.

Feel free to visit our UF Health Congenital Heart Center website for more info and its comprehensive services. We also offer pediatric cardiology services at UF Health Pediatric Specialties — Halifax Health.