Robert Hanfland, MD - Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeon


Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeon

Dr. Robert Hanfland earned his medical degree from Southern Illinois University in Springfield. Dr. Hanfland completed a residency in general surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. He then pursued a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and an additional fellowship in congenital heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver. His clinical interests include ethics in medicine, pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery, hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other complicated pediatric heart anomalies.

Dr. Hanfland is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and an associate member of Women in Thoracic Surgery. His work has been published in peer-reviewed articles and he has received numerous teaching excellence awards. Dr. Hanfland has been part of national committees for the Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, as well as the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He also has been involved in international mission work including serving as a consultant for the Congenital Heart Institute/Pediatric Clinic University Medical Center in Ljublijan, Slovenia, and participating in a congenital heart surgery medical mission trip to Incor Hospital in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Kanter, R.J., Hanfland, R. (2021). Biatrial reentrant tachycardia after surgery for congenital heart disease: Completing the circle with Mines on our mind. Heart rhythm, 18(11), 1842-1843. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Cardiovascular Surgery
3100 SW 62 Avenue ACB - 2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33155
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Fellowship - University of Iowa
Fellowship - University of Colorado Hospital
Residency - University of Iowa
Medical School - Southern Illinois University

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Certified
American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Congenital Cardiac Surgery) - Certified