Primary Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Cardiology
3100 SW 62 Ave- Cardiology ACB - 2nd Fl
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-662-8301

Education

Residency - Children's Hospital - Boston
Fellowship - Children's Hospital - Boston
Fellowship - Children's Hospital - Boston
Medical School - Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Cardiology) - Certified


Director, Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging

 
Dr. Muñiz is the director of Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging within The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Muñiz completed a residency in pediatrics at the Boston Combined Program for Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts. He then pursued fellowships in pediatric cardiology and non-invasive cardiac imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include multimodality imaging of complex congenital heart disease and 3D modeling of complex anatomical lesions.
 
Dr. Muñiz is board certified in pediatric cardiology. He has published peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters, as well as lectured both nationally and internationally.
 
Dr. Muñiz is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and is bilingual in English and Spanish.
 
The Heart Program LogoThe Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s, a world leader in pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery for the care of children with congenital heart disease, serves as a beacon to families confronting the reality of a child or newborn with a heart defect. The Heart Program offers the most innovative and least invasive approaches to  the treatment of congenital heart disease, including many first-in-the-world procedures that were pioneered right here by The Heart Program’s own internationally renowned cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons.


Publications

Parikh, P. , Muniz, J.C., Lopez, L., ..., Sasaki, N. (2019). Rare Occurrence of Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome in the Setting of Double-Outlet Right Ventricle With Unbalanced Complete Atrioventricular Canal Defect . International journal of cardiology, 3(2), 56-59. View in Pubmed

Fundora, M.P., Sasaki, J., Muniz, J.C., Rossi, A., Rhodes, J.F. Jr, Hannan, R.L., et al (2017). Evaluation of Residual Coarctation in Infants with a Single Right Ventricle after Stage I Palliation. Pediatric Cardiology, 38(1), 115-122. View in Pubmed

Fundora, M.P., Aregullin, E.O., Wernovsky, G., Welch, E.M., Muniz, J.C., Sasaki, N., et al (2016). Echocardiographic and Surgical Correlation of Coronary Artery Patterns in Transposition of the Great Arteries. Congenital Heart Disease, 11(6), 570-577. View in Pubmed

Muniz, J.C., Dummer, K., Gauvreau, K., Colan, S.D., Fulton, D.R., Newburger, J.W. (2013). Coronary artery dimensions in febrile children without Kawasaki disease. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, 6(2), 239-244. View in Pubmed


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