This physician directory lists Pediatric Specialists of America employed physicians, as well as private practice physicians who are solely responsible for the medical services provided by them. All physicians are members of the Miami Children’s Hospital medical staff.
= Physicians with the “PSA” badge by their name are employed by Pediatric Specialists of America.
Prior to joining Miami Children’s, Dr. Rhodes served as chief for
the Duke Clinical Heart Program and Duke Children’s Heart
Center in Durham, North Carolina. He was also
co-director of the Duke Adult Congenital Heart Program.
John Rhodes Jr, M.D.
3100 SW 62 Ave- Cardiology ACB - 2nd Fl
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Dr. Rhodes received his medical degree from The Brody School
of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina and completed his
fellowship in cardiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in
New York, where his mentors included several members of the
current MCH Heart Program team. He pursued additional training
in interventional catheterization for children and adults at The
Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland.
Dr. Rhodes’clinical interests involve diagnostic and interventional
catheterization procedures for children and adults with complex
congenital heart disease. He has helped pioneer several
techniques, including transcatheter atrial septal closure with the
Gore Helex Septal Occluder, intracardiac echocardiographic
imaging to guide catheter interventions, cutting balloon
angioplasty of stenotic branch pulmonary arteries, and pulmonary
vein stent angioplasty for pulmonary vein stenosis following
radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. He is currently
the National Principal Investigator for the REDUCE trial for the
management of patent foramen
ovale in the setting of cryptogenic
stroke and is an investigator for
trials including the new Gore
Septal Occluder device, Edwards
Lifesciences pulmonary stent valve,
MELODY pulmonary stent valve,
and covered stent angioplasty for
coarctation of the aorta.