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Dr. Redmond Burke Discusses Innovations in Cardiac Care Pioneered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Burke is the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Redmond Burke Discusses Cardiovascular Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Burke is the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

August Patient of the Month: Luife

While he was still inside his mother’s womb, Luife was diagnosed with transposition of the great arteries, a congenital heart defect. Shortly after birth, Luife was taken by ambulance to the cardiac team at Nicklaus Children’s. The pediatric cardiology team took Luife’s heart apart, piece by delicate piece, and successfully, put it back together. Today, Luife is a healthy, active and outgoing 8-year-old boy who wears his “Scar of Honor” with pride. 

Meet Juan Carlos Muniz, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Juan Carlos Muniz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Cardiac Non Invasive Imaging at The Heart Program.
 

Meet Nao Sasaki, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

​Meet Nao Sasaki, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, a pediatric  cardiologist with The Heart Program.

New anesthesia offering helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain

In this news story Dr. Kristine Guleserian, renowned heart surgeon, talk about Exparel. Exparel is a new anesthesia offering that helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain after heart surgery. 13 year-old Jessica Garcia, born with a congenital heart defect (VSD) was the first pediatric patient to use this treatment.

Meet Lourdes Rosa Prieto, MD - Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

Lourdes Prieto, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric and adult congenital cardiologist with The Heart Program.

Meet Darline Santana-Acosta, MD - Cardiac Intensivist

Darline Santana-Acosta, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric intensivist with The Heart Program.

Meet Bhavi Patel, DO - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Bhavi Patel, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric intensivist with The Heart Program.

March Patient of the Month: Theodore

Meet our March Patient of the Month, Theodore. Theodore was diagnosed with cleft palate, cleft lip and a heart problem when he was only 18 weeks old. After he was born, Theodore had to be admitted into the NICU to be able to perform the necessary surgeries for him to live a healthy life.

Talkin' Kids Health: Congenital Heart Disease

Learn about Congeital Heart Defects with Dr. Kristine Gulserian, from the Nicklaus Children's Heart Program.

How is congenital heart defect identified prenatally? - Dr. David Drossner explains

Dr. David Drossner, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, discusses how congenital heart disease (CHD) is identified prenatally.

Why choose The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital? - Dr. David Drossner explains

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

What should I expect during the first visit with a fetal cardiologist? - Dr. James Enos explains

Dr. James Enos, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains what to expect during the first visit with the fetal cardiologist.

When should I see a fetal cardiologist? - Dr. James Enos explains

Dr. James Enos, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains when a general referral to a pediatric cardiologist occurs.

What can I expect during a Prenatal Consultation? - Dr. David Drossner explains

Dr. David Drossner, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains the importance of identifying congenital hearth disease.

What is the importance of a Healthy Lifestyle? - Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez explains

Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez, the Director of Outpatient Cardiology at The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

When should I see a pediatric cardiologist? - Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez explains

Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez, the Director of Outpatient Cardiology at The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, lists some of the cardiac risk factors to look for a pediatric cardiologist.

Why numbers matter? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

Anthony Rossi, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine with The Heart Program.

What is the importance of a dedicated Cardiac ICU? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is one of the few pediatric CICUs in the nation and the first dedicated pediatric cardiac unit in the Southeast. The cardiac care unit provides highly specialized pre-and post-operative care for children undergoing cardiac surgery and interventional catheterization.

What is the importance of an EKG screening for young athletes? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

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

What should I look for when choosing a Pediatric Heart Program? - Dr. Kristine Guleserian explains

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a congenital heart surgeon with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains what to look for when choosing a Pediatric Heart Program.

What are the most common heart defects? - Dr. Kristine Guleserian explains

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a congenital heart surgeon with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains the most common heart defects.

What should I expect during a prenatal consultation? - Dr. Kristine Guleserian explains

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a congenital heart surgeon with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains what to expect during a prenatal consultation.

November Patient of the Month: Victoria

Meet our November Patient of the Month, Victoria. Victoria was born in Venezuela and lived her life like any normal kid, up until the age of 10. That is when she started feeling a strong pain in her chest. Her parents took her to see her cardiologist, who said that she would need surgery.

Meet James Enos, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

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

Meet Doctor Joy Baysa - The Heart Program

Joy Baysa, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor Madalsa Patel - The Heart Program

Madalsa Patel, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric intensivist with The Heart Program.

Pediatric Heart Surgery | Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, congenital heart surgeon, with the Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital discusses minimally invasive approaches to pediatric heart surgery.

April Patient of the Month: Anabella

​Meet our April Patient of the Month, Anabella. During an early check-up, Anabella was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition called atrial septum defect, or a hole in her heart.

Teegan's Story

Once the Heart Program Team 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. 

This is the story of how the Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, determined to repair Teegan’s heart, used innovative techniques to figure out the best way to treat Teegan’s condition. 

Meet Kristine Guleserian, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Kristine Guleserian, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a congenital heart surgeon with the The Heart Program.

First Patient moved in the APCP

First Cardiac Patient moved to Nicklaus Children's Hospital's New CICU in the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavillion (APCP).

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.

Meet Doctor Ronald Kanter - Director of Electrophysiology

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

Meet Doctor Danyal Khan, MD - Pediatric Cardiologist

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

Meet Doctor Robert Hannan - Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon

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

Meet Doctor Jason Katz - Pediatric Cardiologist

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.

Meet Doctor Redmond Burke - Director of Cardiovascular Surgery

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

Meet Doctor Juan Bolivar - Associate Director of Cardiac Critical Care Services

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

Meet Doctor David Drossner - Pediatric Cardiologist

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

Meet Doctor Anthony Rossi - Director of Cardiac Critical Care

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

Meet Doctor Jun Sasaki - Pediatric Cardiologist

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