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Emily's Heart Surgery - The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital

October 05, 2012

Meet 4 year old Emily Joy. She was born with a heart defect called tricuspid atresia, meaning her heart only has one chamber. In this video hear from the co-directors of the Heart Center, Dr. William DeCampli and Dr. David Nykanen, and see Emily's heart surgery.


The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital brings together a select group of leading-edge cardiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and other specialists to offer extensive expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of infants and children with heart disease. Our highly specialized team provides the individual attention and focused care that our patients and their families need to heal. The Heart Center was ranked one of the best Pediatric Cardiac programs in the country in 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn what makes us the leader in Pediatric Cardiac Care in Central Florida from Dr. William DeCampli and Dr. David Nykanen as they discuss the program: