Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

The division of pediatric surgery is nationally and internationally recognized for clinical work in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), and is a national referral center for this life-threatening deformity.

Dr. Saleem IslamDr. Shawn Larson, Dr. Janice Taylor and their team provide round-the-clock care for CDH babies, emphasizing very gentle treatment of their fragile lungs.

CDH survival rates at UF Health exceed 90 percent. Find out more about CDH and UF Health treatments for this condition.