Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has several outpatient and urgent care centers throughout South Florida, including on-demand, virtual care.
Walk-in urgent care with no appointment needed.
Serving as your child's primary doctor's office.
Pediatric specialty consultations available closer to home.
A full range of comprehensive services all under one roof.
Connect with providers from the comfort of your own home.
With over 800 pediatric clinicians on staff, we’re dedicated to helping you connect with the right specialist for your needs.
We have expertise in treating children and educating families on hundreds of different conditions.
We use cutting-edge, specialized treatments and procedures to ensure the best care for your child.
The pediatric cardiologists at the Heart Institute diagnose, treat and manage the care of children of all ages with heart problems.
Director, Division of Cardiology
Section Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Office: Miami
Additional Office: Palm Beach Gardens
Clinical Interests: All types of transcatheter interventions for congenital heart disease in both children and adults.
Director, Division of Cardiovascular SurgeryNCPS Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complex aortic arch reconstruction, minimizing surgery trauma, surgical innovation and technology
NCPS Director of Research, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Interests: Congenital heart surgery, congenital heart defects, improvement of post-operative care
The Heart Institute's pediatric cardiac surgeons perform a wide range of heart procedures, including surgical repair of complex congenital heart defects.
Congenital Heart Surgeon
Clinical Interests: Ethics in medicine, pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery, hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other complicated pediatric heart anomalies
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Director, Outpatient CardiologyCo-Director, NeuroCardiac and Development Program
Clinical Interests: Congenital heart disease, preventive cardiovascular medicine, neurodevelopment in children with congenital heart disease, management of cardiovascular conditions in neuromuscular disorders
Fetal and Pediatric Cardiologist
Primary Office: Wellington
Additional Office: Palm City
Clinical Interests: Congenital heart disease, fetal cardiology, echocardiography and preventative cardiology
Primary Office: Boynton Beach
Additional Offices: Miami, Palm City
Clinical Interests: Fetal cardiology, congenital heart disease, echocardiography and preventive cardiology
Primary Office: Miami Beach
Additional Office: Miami
Clinical Interests: Preventive and congenital heart disease, fetal cardiology
Primary Office: Weston
Additional Office: Plantation
Clinical Interests: The care of infants, children and young adults with congenital heart disease, with a particular interest in the neurodevelopment care of these patients
Primary Office: Coral Springs
Clinical Interests: Fetal and pediatric cardiology
Clinical Interests: Fetal cardiology, congenital heart disease and preventive cardiology
Clinical Interests: Congenital heart disease, cardiac intensive care
Additional Office: Pinecrest
Clinical Interests: Congenital heart disease, arrhythmia and cardiac channelopathies
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Cardiac imaging doctors use the most advanced technology to capture images of a patient’s heart. These various techniques allow physicians to make accurate diagnoses and determine the best treatment for each patient.
Director, Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging
Clinical Interests: Multimodality heart imaging and 3D modeling of complex anatomical lesions.
Director, Echocardiography Lab
Clinical Interests: Morphology, 3D imaging.
Pediatric Cardiologist Non-invasive Imaging
Clinical Interests: Non-invasive cardiac imaging, including MRI, CT and echocardiography
Cardiac intensivists are doctors with special training in pediatric cardiac intensive care. The Heart Institute features a state-of-the-art 34-bed dedicated pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) with an entire team of doctors and nursed devoted to the care of children with cardiac conditions.
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care
Clinical Interests: Pediatric intensive care
Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Clinical Interests: Pediatric critical care, supporting advanced training for future pediatric cardiologists
Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
Clinical Interests: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and ventricular assist device use, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome and virtual reality-based simulation
Clinical Interests: Early extubation post-cardiac surgery, quality improvement, safety and efficiency in transfer of patient care.
Clinical Interests: Risk factors influencing clinical outcomes in neonatal congenital heart disease surgery
Interventional cardiologists use non-surgical techniques to diagnose and treat certain conditions that affect the heart. This technique uses catheters that are threaded through a patient's blood vessels.
Clinical Interests: Transcatheter valve replacements, patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) occlusion in extremely premature infants, septal defect closures, pulmonary artery and vein rehabilitation
Our Cardiac electrophysiologists are specialized cardiologists that have been trained to diagnose and monitor the electrical activities of the heart.
Clinical Interests: Electrophysiology, cardiac channelopathies, syncope, arrhytmia, pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, catheter ablation of tachycardia substrates
Additional Offices: Aventura, Coral Springs, Weston
Clinical Interests: Arrhythmias, cardiac channelopathies, sudden cardiac death, congenital heart disease, catheter ablation, pacemakers and implantable defibrillators
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesiology, pre-operative education of children, clinical research
Pediatric Cardiac AnesthesiologistDirector, Anesthesia Credentialing
Clinical Interests: Pediatric cardiac anesthesia, heart and lung transplants
Our nurse practitioners coordinate care for patients and communication between all team members. They will provide continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient settings. This includes educating families and staff about heart conditions, ordering diagnostic tests and managing medications, keeping your family, your child and the referring physician informed about progress and visiting your child daily while they are in the hospital.
Heart Institute Nurse Navigator
NeuroCardiac & Development Program Coordinator
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