Kathryn Tarulli, PA-C, is a board-certified pediatric cardiothoracic surgical physician assistant with The Heart Center at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. She works hand-in-hand with some of the best pediatric heart surgeons and specialists available to treat children with congenital heart defects and other conditions.
Advanced Pediatric Cardiac Care
The Heart Center at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children provides sophisticated, advanced pediatric cardiac care for newborns, children and adolescents. The center performs more than 200 cardiac operations annually and consistently ranks among the top centers in the nation.
Kathryn and The Heart Center team know the whole family is affected by their child’s diagnosis and works closely with parents and other caregivers to fully understand the diagnosis, care plan, treatment options and progress. They get to know each child and family and develop a customized treatment plan, which takes into account specific medical history, needs and goals.
Kathryn Tarulli’s Training
Kathryn earned a master’s degree in health through the Duke University physician assistant program in Durham, North Carolina. She also has a master’s degree in human development/family science and bachelor’s degree in psychology, both from the University of Georgia in Athens.
About Kathryn Tarulli
Kathryn is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Association of Child Life Professionals. She is a frequent presenter and volunteer, including a medical mission to the Philippines with Operation Smile.
Before becoming a physician assistant, Kathryn was a certified child life specialist with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer.