This physician directory lists Miami Children’s Hospital 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 “MCH Logo” badge next to their names are employed by Miami Children’s Hospital.
John Rhodes, Jr., M.D.
3100 SW 62 Ave- Cardiology ACB - 2nd Fl
Dr. Rhodes joins The Heart Program as Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiology Services and the Adult Congenital Heart 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.
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.