Kamal K. Pourmoghadam, MD, is a pediatric cardiac surgeon at The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. He is board certified in general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.
Dr. Pourmoghadam earned his bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley, and his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He trained for adult cardiac surgery at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, and for congenital cardiac surgery at the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle.
Dr. Pourmoghadam is a professor of surgery at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, practicing congenital cardiac surgery for over twenty years and has been active in clinical research. He has extensive experience in neonatal and infant cardiac surgery and has special interest in the repair of single ventricle physiology patients and research in univentricular hearts.
Before joining Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Dr. Pourmoghadam held positions as the director of pediatric cardiovascular and thoracic surgical services for two years at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City and as the director of pediatric and congenital cardiac surgery for six years at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he was a pediatric cardiac surgeon for five years at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.
Dr. Pourmoghadam is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Central Florida Pediatric Society.
News report about Dr. Pourmoghadam: http://www.tiogapublishing.com/features/the_marketplace/covington-tot-returns-home-to-pennsylvania-after-lengthy-oklahoma-hospital/article_04865c00-0ae5-11e1-aec8-001cc4c002e0.html