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Dr. Jorge Mccormack, M.D.

Cardiologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Jorge Mccormack is a pediatric cardiologist practicing in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Mccormack specializes in caring for fetuses, infants, children and adolescents with cardiovascular or cardiac abnormalities. Practiced in both inpatient and outpatient settings, the scope of conditions cared for by pediatric cardiologists is large and includes congenital heart defects, heart muscle disorders, rhythm disturbances and hypertension.
Dr. Jorge Mccormack, M.D.
  • Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Accepting new patients

My son had a hole in the heart that was operated. Will it have any future implications in his life?

Most of the holes in the heart that are surgically closed have an excellent long-term outlook. However, there may be cases in which this may not be true, depending on the type READ MORE
Most of the holes in the heart that are surgically closed have an excellent long-term outlook. However, there may be cases in which this may not be true, depending on the type of hole, associated conditions, and intra-operative issues.

My son had a heart transplant. What will recovery entail?

Most children do very well after a heart transplant but they will always have ongoing issues such as risk of rejection, infection, side effects from medications and risk of coronary READ MORE
Most children do very well after a heart transplant but they will always have ongoing issues such as risk of rejection, infection, side effects from medications and risk of coronary issues. Your transplant cardiologist will give you specific details about your child.

Are there alternatives to a catheter ablation for atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia

Catheter ablation for AVRT, if done by a qualified pediatric electrophysiologist has a better than 90% success rate and less than 3% complication rate, with most complications READ MORE
Catheter ablation for AVRT, if done by a qualified pediatric electrophysiologist has a better than 90% success rate and less than 3% complication rate, with most complications being minor. The catheters are inserted in the groin area and there will be virtually no scars. Most procedures are completed with little or no X-rays.