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First Patient moved in the APCP

First Cardiac Patient moved to Nicklaus Children's Hospital's New CICU in the APCP

10/27/2016

July patient of the month: Teegan

Once the cardiac team met with Teegan and her family, the doctors realized that this was a case unlike any they had seen before. From before birth she had been diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and then they realized that she had a little less than half a heart and only one lung. Teegan's doctors and her parents knew she had a long road to recovery, but they were prepared to do whatever it takes to get her there.

7/12/2016

Meet Ronald Kanter, MD - The Heart Program

Ronald Kanter, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Electrophysiology with The Heart Program.

6/8/2016

Meet Danyal Khan, MD - The Heart Program

Danyal Khan, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with the The Heart Program.

6/1/2016

Cardiac Neurodevelopment Program

Dr. Nancy Dobrolet, MD, Director of the High Risk Inter-Stage Clinic and Co-Director of the NeuroCardiac & Development Clinic talks about the Cardiac Neurodevelopment Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

5/9/2016

Meet Robert Hannan, MD - The Heart Program

Robert Hannan, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiovascular surgeon with The Heart Program.

5/2/2016

Meet Jason Katz, MD - The Heart Program

Jason Katz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program and the Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Fellowship Program.

4/27/2016

Meet Redmond Burke, MD - The Heart Program

Redmond Burke, MD is the Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

11/13/2015

Meet John Rhodes, MD - The Heart Program

John Rhodes, MD is the Director of the Heart Program and the Adult Congenital Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

11/13/2015

Meet Juan Bolivar, MD - The Heart Program

Juan Bolivar, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is the Associate Director of Cardiac Critical Care Services within the Heart Program

9/25/2015

Meet Leo Lopez, MD - The Heart Program

Leo Lopez, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Cardiac Non invasive imaging with the Heart Program.

7/28/2015

Meet Anthony Rossi, MD - The Heart Program

Anthony Rossi, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Cardiac Critical Care with The Heart Program.

7/28/2015

Meet Enrique Oliver Aregullin-Eligio, MD - The Heart Program

Enrique Oliver Aregullin-Eligio, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program.

7/28/2015

Meet Jun Sasaki, MD - The Heart Program

Jun Sasaki, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program.

7/21/2015

Meet Nancy Dobrolet, MD - The Heart Program

Nancy Dobrolet, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is the Director of the High Risk Inter-Stage Clinic and Co-Director of the NeuroCardiac & Development Clinic.

7/21/2015

Dateline: Health with Dr. Jayakar & Dr. Danyal

Dr. Parul Jayakar, Director of Pediatric Clinical Genetics and Metabolism and Dr. Khan Danyal, Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist talk about their respective programs with Fred Lippman, R. Phd, Ed. D. on his program Dateline: Health

6/30/2014

Andrew's Success Story

Andrew Lorenzen had always been a healthy, happy child, who enjoyed playing all types of sports. So, when his mom brought him to Nicklaus Children's to get a free EKG screening, neither of them believed the results would actually come back showing something was wrong with Andrew.

5/4/2014

Congenital Heart Defects - Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. John Rhodes, Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiology Services and the Adult Congenital Heart Program, speaks about the latest techniques being used for patients with congenital heart defects--some that don't even require an incision.

2/27/2014

Anesthetic Procedures - Innovations In Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. Christopher Tirotta, Director of Cardiac Anesthesia at Miami Children's Hospital, explains the very special anesthetic procedures that are soothing both parents and children alike.

2/13/2014

Nathan's Success Story

Nathan’s mom went in for what was supposed to be a normal ultrasound and instead discovered that her son’s heart had serious complications. It has taken over 20 cardiac surgeries to get Nathan to where he is now; a healthy, happy 8-year-old in third grade. Underneath the twinkling eyes and wide grin, though, he is nothing less than a miracle child.

12/20/2013

Cardiovascular Surgery - Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

When a child is born with a heart condition, parents are potentially faced with years of treatment and in many cases, years of of multiple surgeries to correct the condition. A new procedure introduced by Dr. Redmond Burke, Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children's Hospital is the greatest hope for parents whose children suffer from congenital heart defects.

12/17/2013

Ava's Success Story

Ava was a healthy, energetic 2 year old until one evening, she complained of belly pain when she laid down. The next day, her mom noticed Ava was lethargic, very thirsty for water and refused to drink milk, so she took her to the pediatrician and was referred to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Cancer Center.

11/11/2013

Gianna's Success Story

At just 4 years old, Gianna has had 3 open-heart surgeries at Miami Children's Hospital. Her parents were comforted by the incredible staff of doctors and nurses at MCH and thanks to them, Gianna will be able to live a full life.

10/13/2013

Thomas's Success Story

On August 28 2011 Thomas experienced Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). He was hospitalized at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, and was put on medication. A few weeks later he had a heart cath with an ablation.

12/11/2012

Student Athlete Free EKG Screenings

Dr. Anthony Rossi, Cardiologist at Miami Children's Hospital talks about heart related deaths in student athletes and how parents can get a free EKG screening for there child in order to prevent sudden death.

6/21/2012

Hole in Heart - Dr. Burke Answers Questions about Complex Heart Conditions

Dr. Redmond Burke, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly Miami Children's Hospital), speaks about complex heart conditions on WPLG's Monday Morning House Call. Dr. Burke speaks about "holes in the heart" and other congenital heart defects. He talks about how important early exams are while women are pregnant. He also elaborates on the importance of making sure your child's heart is in good condition before playing sports.

5/3/2011

Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome - Pediatric Heart Surgery

Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS).

10/16/2008

Nathan's Heart Defect Success Story

Ethan Bortnick tells the story of how Dr. Redmon Burke and the team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital helped bring back his baby brother, Nathan, back to life. Nathan was born with a hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the most devastating heart defect a baby can have.

10/10/2008

Arterial Switch Procedure - Pediatric Heart Surgery

Redmond Burke MD, Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital demonstrates the operative technique and recovery after neonatal repair of Transposition of the Great Arteries.

10/6/2008

Aortic Stenosis - Ross Konno Procedure with Aortic Arch Reconstruction

Dr. Redmond Burke from the Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital dicusses Ross Konno procedure with Aortic Arch Reconstruction. 

9/2/2008

Fontan Procedure with Hybrid Pulmonary Artery Stent - Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)

Dr. Redmond Burke from the Heart Program performed Fontan procedure with Hybrud Pulmonary Artery Stent - Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS).

8/29/2008

Vascular Ring - Pediatric Medicine - Pediatric Heart Surgery

Dr. Redmond Burke from the Heart Program performed the surgery to treat Vasculor Rings. 

8/22/2008

Patent Ductus Arteriusus (PDA) performed on Premature Baby

Paten Ductus Arteriusus (PDA) performed on premature baby.

8/22/2008

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Surgical Repair

Nine-month old boyreceveid Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) surgical repair.

8/20/2008

In Depth Tour of The Heart Program
Take an in-depth tour and meet the team members that make up the Nicklaus Children's Heart Program.
 

For more information about The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital or to make an appointment, please call 305-662-8301.

 
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