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Director, Fetal Cardiology - Miami, FL

NCPS-PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 25580


Join Our Team at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Heart Institute!

Are you a passionate and skilled pediatric cardiologist with expertise in fetal cardiology? Nicklaus Children's Hospital Heart Institute is seeking a Pediatric Cardiologist with advanced training in cardiac imaging and fetal echocardiography to lead our fetal cardiology team.   

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Heart Institute is a renowned center of excellence dedicated to providing world-class cardiac care to pediatric patients. With state-of-the-art facilities and a multidisciplinary team of experts, we deliver comprehensive, compassionate, and cutting-edge care to children with congenital and acquired heart conditions. The Heart Institute offers a wide range of services including the management of patients requiring complex congenital heart surgery, interventional catheterization, invasive electrophysiology, non-invasive imaging (fetal and cardiac MR/CT) and preventive cardiology. Our pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery services are ranked among the nation’s best for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S.News & World Report.

The institute’s cardiac surgical program is one of the most transparent in the world and the first to offer real-time outcomes reporting ( Our Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion houses a 34-bed cardiac inpatient unit with an acuity adjustable model that allows all rooms to accommodate critically ill patients. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is an affiliate of the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.


  • Develop outreach fetal screening opportunities with a growing neonatal/MFM network
  • Provide inpatient care, opportunities for transthoracic and transesophageal echo
  • Conduct outpatient clinic responsibilities at our main campus and satellite locations
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to advance innovative approaches to fetal cardiology care
  • Foster a culture of excellence, collaboration and continuous improvement within The Heart Institute
  • Mentor and support the professional development of staff, fellows and medical students, as well as demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence in Pediatric and Fetal Cardiology
  • Facilitate and strengthen community outreach and advocacy initiatives by fostering collaborative relationships with MFMs and OBs in the local community
  • Maintain a positive workplace culture that attracts, retains and motivates staff, and empowers their ability to impact decision making


Qualifications and Experience 

As the Director of Fetal Cardiology, you will lead a dedicated team in providing exceptional care to expectant mothers and their unborn babies facing complex cardiac conditions. This role offers a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families by providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for fetal heart abnormalities. The candidate is expected to have demonstrated clinical excellence and leadership success in their career.  Additionally, this leader will uphold unwavering integrity and adherence to ethical standards.  

Additional qualifications and desired attributes include:  

  • MD degree or equivalent from an accredited school of medicine with at least three years of fellowship training in pediatric cardiology with an additional year of training in advanced congenital cardiac imaging and fetal echocardiography
  • Preferably have five-plus (5+) years of pediatric echocardiography practice experience with focused expertise in the imaging and management of fetal cardiology patients and their mothers
  • Experience with developing a fetal cardiology program, and those with an interest and track record for academic success in fetal medicine preferred
  • Unrestricted medical license and American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) board certified in pediatric cardiology
  • Should have a Florida license or be eligible for a Florida license
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills with ability to listen and tailor information to specific audiences
  • Collegial and highly collaborative with a track record of fostering a positive workplace culture that promotes teamwork and inclusiveness

About Nicklaus Children’s Health System

Founded in 1950, the rebranded Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is a 307-bed freestanding children's hospital and ACS-verified Level 1 pediatric trauma center that is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and has numerous subspecialty programs that are ranked among the best in the nation. It is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern U.S. Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital by The Leapfrog Group in 2023. In addition, our organization consistently appears on employer award lists such as Newsweek’s “Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces®” list for the second consecutive year in 2023. Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists is the physician-led multispecialty medical group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. Join a phenomenal team that brings lifelong health and hope to children and their families through innovative and compassionate care.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is located in Miami, Florida and offers all the advantages of a tropical, diverse and metropolitan community. Enjoy abundant sunshine and warm weather year-round with easy access to numerous recreational opportunities, cultural and professional sporting venues, and international travel. 

Competitive compensation and benefits package. Qualified candidates please contact: 
Joyce Berger, Physician Recruiter or 786-624-3510 


Danyal Khan, MD
Interim Chief, Cardiology
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Heart Institute

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Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

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Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

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Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

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At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

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We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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