Gerald Lavandosky, MD

Lavandosky Gerald J
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
Primary Office
Address 3501 Johnson Street
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
Hollywood, FL 33021

About Me

Chief of Staff, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Dr. Lavandosky is a board-certified pediatrician with a specialty in pediatric critical care medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Virginia Tech, and then attended medical school at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed a pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia, where he was also chief resident. Dr. Lavandosky went on to complete a pediatric critical care fellowship at the Children's Medical Center of Dallas/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Upon completion of his fellowship training, Dr. Lavandosky relocated to South Florida, where he has been practicing pediatric critical care since 1996. His interests include the management of infants and children after surgery for congenital heart disease and the use of extracorporeal life support in pediatrics.


  • Eastern Virginia Medical Center, 1990
  • Children's Hospital Of The King's Daughter, 1993, Pediatrics
  • Childrens Medical Center Of Dallas, 1996
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation



Professional organizations
Jamaican Children’s Heart Fund (Vice Chairman)
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Thoracic Society
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Chest Physicians
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Instructor)

“Use of Dexmedetomidine after Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery,” Caribbean Cardiac Conference, 2009

Current/active appointments
Secretary/Treasurer, Executive Leadership Staff, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

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