Elise Riddle, MD, FAAP, FACC practices congenital cardiology as a board certified pediatric cardiologist at The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
Dr. Riddle earned her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she ranked in the top 5th percentile and was chosen by her peers to receive the Buchanan Key Award. She completed her pediatric residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she received the Donald Hill Award for Excellence in Research. She also completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Dr. Riddle has received numerous additional awards including Best Physicians in America 2015-2016, is a lifetime member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and was named one of “America’s Top Cardiologists” by the Consumer Research Council of America.
She has served as a clinical instructor for the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Florida State University College of Medicine, and the University of Florida Department of Pediatrics Pediatric Residency Program at Orlando Health.
Dr. Riddle has participated in numerous committees and lectured in national pediatric cardiology symposiums. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Clinical areas of expertise and focus include high-risk univentricular/hypoplastic left heart syndrome, congenital heart patients inclusive of home surveillance monitoring, transesophageal echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, transthoracic echocardiography, and pulmonary hypertension. She has been actively involved in the JCCHD National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative and has served as an investigator for the project evaluating infants with univentricular hearts.