Published on: 06/18/2020
Dr. Robert Hanfland, congenital heart surgeon, has joined The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. He will collaborate with the renowned Dr. Redmond Burke, Director of Cardiovascular Surgery, and a leading-edge team of cardiologists to provide care for children of the region and beyond.
Dr. Hanfland is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and an associate member of Women in Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Hanfland has been part of national committees for the Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, as well as the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Hanfland to The Heart Program. He shares our passion to provide the highest quality care to the patients we serve," said Dr. Anthony Rossi, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Hanfland earned his medical degree from Southern Illinois University in Springfield and completed a residency in general surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. He then pursued a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and an additional fellowship in congenital heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver. His clinical interests include ethics in medicine, pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery, hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other complicated pediatric heart anomalies.
Nicklaus Children’s Heart Program is a world leader in congenital heart disorders and has been ranked among the nation’s best for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. The program’s outcomes for children with heart defects are among the best in the world. Offerings include the most innovative, least-invasive approaches to the treatment of congenital heart disease, including many first-in-the-world procedures that were pioneered right here in Miami by the program’s internationally recognized cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons.
To learn more about Dr. Hanfland, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/DrHanfland