About Dr. Kamal Pourmoghadam

Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

Physician Kamal Pourmoghadam, MD, is a pediatric cardiac surgeon at The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, Florida. He is board certified in general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.

Experience and Professionalism

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.

More Information


1980-1984 B.A. University of California at Berkeley (Biochemistry)

1984-1988 M.D. Albany Medical College

Postgraduate Training: 

1988-1990 General Surgery, Internship

Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York

1990-1994 General Surgery, Residency

The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center

Brooklyn, New York

1993-1994 General Surgery, Chief Resident 

The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center

Brooklyn, New York

1994-1996  Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow

Jackson Memorial Hospital

University of Miami, Miami, Florida

1996-1997 Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellow

Seattle Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

University of Washington

Seattle, Washington


Website: https://kamalpourmoghadam.com

Blog: https://drpourmoghadam.home.blog/

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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

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