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Meet the Cardiac Team

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 Anthony F. Rossi, MD

Director, Cardiovascular Medicine
PSA Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department:
Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests:
Congenital heart surgery, congenital heart defects, improvement of post-operative care
Locations:
Main Campus

Cardiovascular Surgery

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 Redmond P. Burke, MD

Director, Cardiovascular Surgery
PSA Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery
Department:
Cardiovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complex aortic arch reconstruction, minimizing surgery trauma, surgical innovation and technology
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Kristine J. Guleserian, MD

PSA Senior Director, Heart Failure and Transplant Program
Department:
Cardiovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Cardiac morphology and pathology, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complex aortic arch reconstruction, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support of the failing heart
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Robert L. Hannan, MD

PSA Senior Director, Quality and Analytics
Department:
Cardiovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Locations:
Main Campus

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Cardiac Noninvasive Imaging

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 Leo Lopez, MD

Director, Cardiac Non invasive Imaging
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Congenital heart disease, ventricular function, cardiac imaging
Locations:
Main Campus, Aventura

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 Juan Carlos Muniz, MD

Director, Cardiac MRI Imaging
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Multimodality heart imaging, prototyping of anatomical lesions
Locations:
Main Campus

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 David Drossner, MD

Director, Ambulatory Outpatient Cardiology
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Fetal cardiology, neurodevelopment in children with heart disease, preventive medicine
Locations:
Main Campus, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart

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 Elizabeth Welch, MD

Director, Echocardiography
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Echocardiology, prenatal and perinatal imaging
Locations:
Main Campus, Aventura

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 Nao Sasaki, MD

Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Echocardiology, prenatal and perinatal imaging
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Yadira Martinez-Fernandez, MD

Director, Outpatient Cardiology
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Preventive Cardiology, NeuroCardiac Development Clinic, Coronary anomaly management
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Danyal Khan, MD

Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Interventional cardiac catheterization
Locations:
Main Campus

Cardiac Intensive Care

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 Juan Bolivar, MD

Director, Cardiac Intensive Care
Department:
Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric intensive care
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Jason Katz, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Department:
Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests:
 Supporting advanced training for future pediatric cardiologists
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Madalsa Patel, MD

Department:
Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests:
Factors effecting postoperative care of cardiac patients, simulation and medical education
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Darline Santana-Acosta, MD

Department:
Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests:
Risk factors influencing clinical outcomes in neonatal congenital heart disease surgery
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Jun Sasaki, MD

Department:
Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests:
Non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring, perioperative morbidity of Fontan procedure
Locations:
Main Campus

Interventional Cardiology

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 John Rhodes, MD

Director, Cardiology
PSA Chief, Section of Cardiology
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Diagnostic and interventional catheterization for complex congenital heart disease, management of adult congenital heart disease
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Enrique Oliver Aregullin-Eligio, MD

Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Diagnostic and interventional catheterization for complex congenital heart disease, cardiac physiology, molecular cariology
Locations:
Main Campus

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 Tacy Elizabeth Downing, MD, FAAP

Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Diagnostic and interventional catheterization for complex congenital heart disease, management of adult congenital heart disease, transcatheter valve replacement
Locations:
Main Campus

Electrophysiology

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 Ronald Kanter, MD

Director, Electrophysiology
Department:
Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical Interests:
Cardiac channelopathies, syncope, arrhytmia, congenital heart disease, pacemakers
Locations:
Main Campus

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Cardiac Anesthesiologists

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Christopher F. Tirotta, MD

Director, Cardiac Anesthesia
Department:
Anesthesiology
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric anesthesiology, pre-operative education of children, clinical research
Locations:
Main Campus

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Danielle Ramos Madril, MD

Department:
Anesthesiology
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric anesthesia
Locations:
Main Campus

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Richard G. Lagueruela, MD

Department:
Anesthesiology
Clinical Interests:
Heart and lung transplants
Locations:
Main Campus

Nurse Practitioners

  • Jo Ann Nieves MSN, CPN, ARNP-BC
  • Jessica Miller, ARNP
Physicians with the PSA badge are employed by Pediatric Specialists of America, part of Miami Children's Health System.

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