Jennifer Co-Vu, MD









Assistant Professor
Director, Fetal Cardiac Program

UF Health Congenital Heart Center, Gainesville, Florida

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Radiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Practices at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Academic Office

UF Health Congenital Heart Center
1600 SW Archer Road – Box 100296
Gainesville, FL 32610
tel     (352)273-7770
fax    (352)392-0547

Clinical Focus

Dr. Co-Vu’s primary interest is in pediatric cardiology, congenital heart disease, noninvasive cardiac imaging, fetal echocardiography and prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease.

Honors and Awards

Best Poster Presentation, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Fellows Scientific Session, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 2009

Oral Abstract Presentation American College of Cardiology, 2009 Annual Scientific Session, Orlando, Florida, March 2009

Best Oral Abstract, 32 Annual Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Scientific Session, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 2008

Chief Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Herma Heart Center, Milwaukee, Wisoconsin, July 2008

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Clinical Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Instruction, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, January 2007

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to an Outstanding Resident Role Model, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, June 2006

Outstanding Intern in Family Medicine, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, May 2001

Outstanding Intern in Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, May 2001

Outstanding Intern in Orthopedics, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, May 2001

Winner, Poster Presentation International Student Congress 29th UNIV meeting 1996, Instituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria Onlus, Rome, Italy, April 2006


  • Fellowship – Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, 2009-2010
    Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Fellowship – Pediatric Cardiology, 2007-2009
    Children’s Hospital Wisconsin, Herma Heart Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Fellowship – Pediatric Cardiology, 2006-2007
    Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Residency – Pediatrics, 2003-2006
    University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Doctor of Medicine, 2001
    University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines


Florida Medical Licensure since 2010

Professional Societies

Massachusetts Medical Society

American Society of Echocardiography

Society for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance

Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society

Gold Humanism Honor Society

American Heart Association

American College of Cardiology

American Medical Association

American Academy of Pediatrics

Philippine Medical Association

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


A rare case of hypoplastic left heart syndrome and scimitar syndrome: value of neonatal cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Jennifer G. Co-Vu, MD; Doff McElhinney, MD and Wayne Tworetzky, MD. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Jul;31(5):739-40

Electro-beam CT as a diagnostic modality in Pediatric Nephrology and Renal Transplant Surgery. Ulf H. Beier, Eunice John, Adisorn Lumpaopong, Jennifer Co-Vu, Vladimit Jelnin, Enrico Benedetti, Giuliano Testa, Ramona Bottke, Bruce Sharon, Carlos Ruiz. Pediatr Nephrol. 2006 May;21(5):677-82