Joel Hardin
Associate Professor
FCO Division Director, Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology
Adult & Adolescent Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, Pediatric Preventive Cardiology & Lipid Disorders, Pregnancy with Congenital Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Disease in Muscular Dystrophy
Board Certifications
Pediatric Cardiology - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - General Cert: AM Board of Pediatrics
Nathan,M.; Kalyanaraman,M.; Blank,J.; Hardin,J. T.; Starr,J. P.The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation, and surfactant for the management of intraoperative acute pulmonary hemorrhage in tetralogy of Fallot Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia 2011 ;25(2):313-315
Nathan,M.; Camacho,M.; Hardin,J. T.; Starr,J. P.Abiomed biventricular assist device as a bridge to transplantation in a 14-year-old with cardiomyopathy resulting from ventricular noncompaction Pediatric cardiology 2010 ;31(8):1249-1251
Nathan,M.; Walsh,R.; Hardin,J. T.; Einzig,S.; Connor,B. O.; Balaguru,D.; Verma,R.; Starr,J. P.Enteroviral sepsis and ischemic cardiomyopathy in a neonate: case report and review of literature ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992) 2008 ;54(5):554-555
Medical School
University of Tennessee at Memphis College of Medicine
St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics
St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics: Pediatric Cardiology
Military Service

06/1998 – 06/2006
Final Rank: Commander
Service Branch: United States Navy Reserve, Medical Corps (Fleet Marine Force)
Discharge: Honorable

Previous University Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ
07/2006 – 04/2009

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago IL
03/2002 – 07/2005

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield IL
07/1996 – 02/2002

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis MN
01/1994 – 06/1996

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of North Dakota School of Medicine (UND-SOM), Bismarck ND
07/1993 – 06/1996

Awards and Honors

Best Doctors, Inc.

Castle Connolly, America’s Top Doctors

Consumers' Research Council of America, America’s Top Cardiologists