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This one-year, ACGME-accredited training experience is designed to promote expertise through outstanding clinical, surgical, academic, investigative and administrative instruction. Our Heart Center is one of the higher-volume pediatric heart centers in the nation with a survival rate frequently above the national average.

The Ward Family Center for Congenital Heart Disease includes 30 board-certified pediatric cardiologists and three congenital cardiothoracic surgeons, 8 cardiac intensivists, and 8 cardiac anesthesiologists and over 30 advanced practice nurses with support from nursing, social work, nutrition and exercise physiology. The high-volume center offers the region's most comprehensive care from birth to young adulthood for congenital and acquired heart disease, boasting outstanding clinical facilities, and research training opportunities.

Academic curriculum

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Faculty and fellows

Meet the team of fellows and faculty for the Congenital Cardiac Surgery fellowship.

Apply for the program

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Our Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship team

James O'Brien, MD, FACS
Program Director

Danelle Vogt, MBA
Fellowship Coordinator