Videos

What to expect during an electrocardiogram (EKG) test

The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital provides electrocardiogram (EKG) testing for infants, children and young adults. This video provides an overview on what you can expect on the day of the appointment.

What to expect on the day of your cardiology appointment

This video provides an overview on what you can expect on the day of a pediatric cardiology appointment at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

What to expect during an echocardiogram test

The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital provides echocardiogram (ECHO) testing for infants, children and young adults. This video provides an overview on what you can expect on the day of the appointment.

Talkin' Kids Health: Heart Month

Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez joins us in this edition of our Facebook live show Talkin' Kids Health.

Paciente del mes de febrero: Chad

Mientras se encontraban en un viaje de pesca entre padre e hijo en los Cayos de la Florida, Chad, de 3 años, estaba jugando y balanceándose de la cuerda de un poste de madera náutico cuando un objeto de 200 lb (casi 91 kg) cayó sobre su pecho y lo dejó en estado de paro cardíaco.

El recorrido de Olivia

Olivia nació con un defecto cardíaco congénito y su primera cirugía a corazón abierto se programó apenas unos días después de haber nacido. Los padres de Olivia depositaron su confianza en las manos del Programa Cardíaco de Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Redmond Burke Explains the Importance of Connecting with Patients and Families

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 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 The Heart Program's Multidisciplinary Approach

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.

Paciente del mes de agosto: Luife

Mientras aún estaba dentro del vientre de su madre, a Luife se le diagnosticó transposición de las grandes arterias, un defecto cardíaco congénito. Poco después de nacer, Luife fue llevado en ambulancia al equipo cardíaco en Nicklaus Children’s. El equipo de cardiología pediátrica desarmó el corazón de Luife, parte por parte con delicadeza, y con éxito, lo volvió a armar. Hoy, Luife es un niño sano, activo y extrovertido de 8 años que luce su “cicatriz de honor” con orgullo. 

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.

La nueva opción de anestesia ayuda a los pacientes cardíacos a recuperarse más rápido y con menos dolor

En esta noticia, la Dra. Kristine Guleserian, renombrada cirujana cardíaca, habla sobre Exparel. Exparel es una nueva opción de anestesia que ayuda a los pacientes cardíacos a recuperarse más rápido y con menos dolor después de la cirugía cardíaca. Jessica García, de 13 años de edad, nacida con un VSD (defecto cardíaco congénito) fue la primera paciente pediátrica en usar este tratamiento.

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.

Conozca a la Dra. Darline Santana-Acosta, Intensivista Cardíaca

La Dra. Darline Santana-Acosta del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital es un intensivista pediátrica del Programa Cardíaco.

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.

Paciente del mes de marzo: Theodore

Conozca a nuestro Paciente del mes de marzo, Theodore. A Theodore le diagnosticaron paladar hendido, labio hendido y un problema cardíaco cuando tenía solo 18 semanas. Después de nacer, Theodore tuvo que ser internado en la NICU (Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales) para poder realizarle las cirugías necesarias a fin de que pudiera vivir una vida sana.

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

Paciente del mes de noviembre: Victoria

Conozca a nuestra paciente del mes de noviembre, Victoria. Victoria nació en Venezuela y vivió su vida como cualquier niña normal, hasta los 10 años. Fue entonces cuando comenzó a sentir un fuerte dolor en el pecho. Sus padres la llevaron a ver a su cardiólogo, quien le dijo que necesitaría cirugía.

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.

Paciente del mes de abril: Anabella

Conozca a nuestra paciente del mes de abril, Anabella. Durante un examen temprano, a Anabella se le diagnosticó una afección cardiaca congénita denominada comunicación interauricular, o un orificio en su corazón.

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).

Las historia de Teegan

Teegan nació en Minnesota con su hermana gemela Riley, pero desde el inicio, sus vidas tendrían diferentes caminos. Sus padres supieron que Teegan nacería con complicaciones cardíacas, pero el grado de su trastorno congénito no fue revelado hasta el día de su nacimiento.

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.