New Wolfson Children’s Terry Heart Institute opens for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery patients

Media invited for ribbon-cutting, tours and one-on-one interviews Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

Who: Wolfson Children’s Hospital leadership will join the pediatric cardiology, cardiac imaging, cardiac critical care, and heart surgery teams to celebrate the opening of the new Wolfson Children’s C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Heart Institute.

What: The new clinic provides a larger, collaborative space for pediatric cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac intensivists and other subspecialists providing outpatient and inpatient cardiovascular services on Wolfson Children’s downtown Jacksonville campus. Construction began last summer. This is the ninth Wolfson Children’s Terry Heart Institute outpatient office location.

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 • 10 am

Where: 841 Prudential Drive (across the street from Wolfson Children’s Hospital)
              Suite 280
              Jacksonville, FL 32207

Members of the media who plan to attend should contact Juliette Allen for parking instructions.

Interview and b-roll opportunities:

  • Michael D. Aubin, FACHE, president of Wolfson Children’s Hospital
  • Rajesh Shenoy, MD, medical director of Pediatric Cardiology for Wolfson Children’s Terry Heart Institute
  • Michael Shillingford, MD, surgical director of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery for Wolfson Children’s Terry Heart Institute
  • Liam Cooley, pediatric cardiology and heart surgery patient, and family
  • Ribbon-cutting to celebrate opening of new Terry Heart Institute
  • Tour of new clinic exam and testing rooms

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About Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville
Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, is a part of Baptist Health, Northeast Florida’s most comprehensive health system serving every stage of life. Wolfson Children’s is the only children’s hospital in Northeast Florida and serves as the pediatric referral center for North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Staffed 24/7 by pediatric nurses and other healthcare professionals specially trained to work with children, the 276-bed, patient- and family-centered hospital features the latest pediatric medical technology in a welcoming, child-friendly environment. At Wolfson Children’s, nationally recognized pediatric specialists representing nearly every medical and surgical specialty work with pediatricians to provide care for children of all ages with congenital heart conditions, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and endocrinology disorders, orthopedic conditions, behavioral health conditions, traumatic injuries, and more. Wolfson Children’s pediatric institutional partners include Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Florida College of Medicine — Jacksonville and  Mayo Clinic Florida. A Magnet™-designated hospital since 2010, Wolfson Children’s Hospital has been named among the U.S. News & World Report 50 Best Children’s Hospitals year after year, and in 2021, was selected as one of only 8 children’s hospitals in the country as a Leapfrog Top Children’s Hospital, a recognition of patient quality and safety. For additional information, please visit wolfsonchildrens.com.

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