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About Us

Internationally respected heart center

Comprehensive care of children and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease

Clinical Services

A wide range of services

Service for babies in the womb, infants, children, adolescents, young adults and adults with congenital heart disease

CHC Team

CHC Team

CHC physicians are among the world's leaders in pediatric cardiology and are all faculty members of the Miller School.

Latest News

UM Kicks Off 2014 United Way Campaign to Help ‘Lift Everyone Up’

The University of Miami officially launches its 2014 United Way campaign today, with the goals of raising more than $1 million for the United Way of Miami-Dade, increasing faculty and staff participation and, as the University has for nearly four decades, doing its part to improve the education, financial stability, and health of children and families.

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Standing, from left, are Schatzi Kassal’s sons Michael and Bubba Kassal and brother Alan Rosenthal. Seated, from left, are Eduardo Bancalari, M.D., Schatzi Kassal, her granddaughter Danielle Blank, and daughter Bonnie Blank.

Project: New Born To Host Epicurean Fundraising Event

With an eye toward raising money and awareness to help provide the very best care for some of our area’s tiniest babies, Schatzi Kassal is once again rallying friends and colleagues to help support the mission she has pursued for 41 years. In 1973, Kassal and six of her closest friends founded Project: New Born, a nonprofit, philanthropic organization devoted to raising funds to help premature and high-risk infants.

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Khin Zaw, M.D.

Miller School Introduces Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Program

The Miller School of Medicine, recognizing the need to educate a new generation of physicians in the growing complexities of medical care, has introduced the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program.

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Clockwise from top left, John C. Beier, Sc.D.; Karina M. Lizzi, M.P.H.; Scott C. Brown, Ph.D.; and Whitney A. Qualls, Ph.D., M.S.

Researchers Urge Expanded Vector Management Strategies to Protect Public Health

Public Health researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine published an article that was featured in the August issue of Cell Press’s Trends in Parasitology. The article, “Expanding Integrated Vector Management to Promote Healthy Environments,” outlines the importance of integrated vector management strategies to protect communities from pathogen transmission by arthropods — and their limitations.

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Eric Peterson, M.D., left, and Ricardo J. Komotar, M.D.

UM Neurological Surgeons to Lead Florida Neurosurgical Society

Two faculty members from the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Neurological Surgery have been elected to leadership roles in the Florida Neurosurgical Society. Ricardo J. Komotar, M.D., assistant professor of neurological surgery, and Eric Peterson, M.D., assistant professor of neurological surgery, have been selected as President and President-Elect, respectively, for the upcoming year.

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