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 Meet the region’s top two pediatric heart surgeons 

Our pediatric cardiothoracic heart surgeons, Dr. Andrew Fiore and Dr. Charles Huddleston, together have more than 50 years of experience performing surgery on infants and children’s hearts. This also means they’ve been treating families, educating the next generation of pediatric heart surgeons and inspiring innovation and collaboration for more than five decades.

Trained at world-class institutions like Saint Louis University and Vanderbilt University, Dr. Fiore and Dr. Huddleston bring the best congenital heart defect surgical care for kids together at SSM Cardinal Glennon. The region’s pediatricians, like your child’s, trust their experience, skills and caring approach to patients and their families.

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Andrew Fiore, MD

Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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dr. charles huddleston, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, heart surgeon for kids

Charles Huddleston, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Huddleston's full profile

Cardiothoracic Surgeons also help in the treatment of Chest Wall Deformities.

Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery staff

A well-rounded and highly skilled team is crucial to providing the best care for your child. Meet the rest of our pediatric cardiothoracic surgery team.

mary hohenber, phisycian assistant, heart surgery

Mary Hohenberg, PA

Physician Assistant, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mary's full profile

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Barb Kountzman, RN

Registered Nurse, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Barb's full profile

Sarah Leming, DNP, CPNP-PC

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practioner


 stephanie morrow, pediatric nurse practitioner, heart surgery, cardinal glennon in st. louis

Stephanie Morrow, MSN, CPNP

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practioner

Stephanie's full profile


Kelly Murawski, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC

Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kelly's full profile



Pediatric cardiothoracic clinic support staff

Teri Wriley

Deb Massey


Department Director

Sue Yates, MSHM, RN


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