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Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Solms Nelson, MD, MS

Nemours Children's Hospital
13535 Nemours Parkway
Cardiac Surgery; 6th Floor
Orlando, FL  32827
United States
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University of North Carolina School of Medicine (M.D. 2005)
University of North Carolina Hospitals General Surgery Residency (2005-2010)
University of Michigan Cardiothoracic Residency; Cardiac Track (2010-2012)
University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Fellow in Congenital Cardiac Surgery (2012-13)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, North Carolina Children's Hospital (8/2013 - 8/2016)
Director of Pediatric ECMO, University of North Carolina Healthcare (8/2013 - 8/2016)
Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (12/2016 - 3/2017)
Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Nemours Children's Hospital (3/2017 - present)


Pediatric heart and lung transplantation
Tetralogy of Fallot
Surgical outcomes in congenital heart disease
Surgery for adults with congenital heart disease



University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S., Biology 2000)                                     University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health (M.S.C.R. 2016)

Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Congenital - Acyanotic
  • Congenital - Cyanotic
  • Congenital Surgery in Adults
  • ECMO