Eduardo Da Cruz, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology

Associate Medical Director, Heart Institute; Head, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Program; Director, CICU & Inpatient Services
Clinic (720) 777-6820
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Gender: Male
Languages: French, English, Spanish, Portuguese
Department, Section/Division: Pediatrics-Cardiology

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
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Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology (1992)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1989)
  • European Board of Pediatric Cardiology, Certificate (1994)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Critical Care
  • Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease
Clinical Interest for Patients
I trained in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care, and have more than 20 years of experience as an attending physician. Over the last two decades I have developed an expertise in the management of medical and surgical (pre and post-operative) cardiac patients, from neonates to adults with congenital cardiac diseases. My main interest is to serve patients and their families and my community to the best of my capacities and thinking beyond the strictly medical aspects, as patient psycho-emotional support and quality of life is key.

Care Philosophy
I strive to promote quality, safety, effectiveness, interdisciplinary practices and optimal communication between patients, their families and our staff. Our care must be patient and family-centered and driven toward the best outcome possible.

Volunteer Activities
I have been involved in humanitarian work for more than two decades and I am currently the President of Surgeons of Hope, a United Nations-affiliated Non-Governmental Organization based in New York and in charge of developing programs of pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery in Latin America. My ultimate goal in the mid term is to implement and consolidate a Central American Network of Pediatric Cardiac Care.

Public Speaking
Yes

Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
Peri-operative treatment and medical management of neonates, children and adults with simple or complex congenital or acquired heart diseases; cardiac catheterization; system-based practices; crew resource management; patient advocacy

Research Interest for Referring Providers
My research interests are focused on the nutrition of the critically-ill pediatric cardiac patient, quality improvement and safety, development of new monitoring strategies and cardiovascular pharmacology.

Clinic Phone: (720) 777-6820
Fax Phone: (720) 777-7290
Lab Phone: (720) 777-4055
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