Joel Hardin
  • Associate Professor
  • Division Director, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • 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

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation, and surfactant for the management of intraoperative acute pulmonary hemorrhage in tetralogy of FallotNathan,M.; Kalyanaraman,M.; Blank,J.; Hardin,J. T.; Starr,J. P.Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia 2011 ;25(2):313-315

Abiomed biventricular assist device as a bridge to transplantation in a 14-year-old with cardiomyopathy resulting from ventricular noncompactionNathan,M.; Camacho,M.; Hardin,J. T.; Starr,J. P.Pediatric cardiology 2010 ;31(8):1249-1251

Enteroviral sepsis and ischemic cardiomyopathy in a neonate: case report and review of literatureNathan,M.; Walsh,R.; Hardin,J. T.; Einzig,S.; Connor,B. O.; Balaguru,D.; Verma,R.; Starr,J. P.ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992) 2008 ;54(5):554-555

Medical School
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics: Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Joel Hardin was named Director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in 2009. He also serves as Vice-Chairman for Administration in the Department of Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Cardiology, and American Heart Association. He is one of just a few metro Chicago region cardiologists who specialize in the care of adults with congenital heart disease. He lectures on this subject for professional organizations here and abroad, and was named inaugural President for the Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Network. He has consistently been recognized by his peers as one of America's top pediatric cardiologists, as published annually by Castle Connolly, Ltd. Dr. Hardin completed military service in 2006 at a final rank of Commander in the US Navy Medical Corps. His prior active duty assignments included 2004 deployment to Al Anbar Province, Iraq as a Marine Corps infantry Battalion Surgeon with 3d Battalion, 24th Marines, 1st Marine Division (REIN).

  • Spanish