Heart Program - Pediatric Cardiology

Free EKG Test

Protect young athletes with a Pediatric EKG screening!

The leading cause of sudden death among young athletes is sudden cardiac death (SCD). Every three days in the U.S., a student athlete dies of SCD. Usually there are no advance signs or symptoms.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is reaching out to the region’s young athletes by offering free pediatric electrocardiograms (ECG or EKG) testing to middle and high school sports participants. Truly a gift to your family, a patient’s ability to receive a free EKG test is not conditioned on his or her ordering any other item or service from Nicklaus Children's Hospital, or its Medical Staff.

Call to Schedule an EKG


1-855-624-EKGS
   

Some Facts about the Free EKG Program

  • The program was founded in 2011 by Dr. Anthony Rossi
  • A total of 14,466 EKGs have been performed since the beginning of the program
  • Of all the EKGs performed 627 have resulted in abnormal EKG readings
  • 9 interventions have been performed due to abnormal readings
  • 11 locations offer FREE EKG screenings
**Based on data collected through June 14, 2017.
Contact The Heart Program
 305-662-8301

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The leading cause of sudden death among young athletes is sudden cardiac death (SCD). Every three days in the U.S., a student athlete dies of SCD. Usually there are no advance signs or symptoms.

To schedule a free EKG screening, please visit: https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/freeEKG


Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Suite 300
Aventura, FL 33180

Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Center
10383 Hagen Ranch Rd.
Suite 200
Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178

Nicklaus Children's Hialeah Outpatient Center
990 W 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Nicklaus Children's Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Center
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar Square
Miramar, FL 33025

Nicklaus Children's Nirvair Chowdhury Midtown Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Nicklaus Children's Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue
(Franjo Road)
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Nicklaus Children's Pinecrest Urgent Care Center
11521 South Dixie Highway
1st Floor
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Nicklaus Children's West Bird Outpatient Center
11449 SW 40 Street
Miami, FL 33165

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186

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