Daivd Nykanen
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David Gordon Nykanen, MD - Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

Address: 1222 S Orange Ave
2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 407.649.6907

Fax: 407.841.5245

Office Hours:

By appointment only.


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David G. Nykanen, MD, currently serves as the co-director of The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. He is also the director of cardiology and the director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.

Dr. Nykanen received his medical degree from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and completed his internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto Canada. He completed his pediatric residency program at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and his cardiology residency training at the University of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and at Boston Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Nykanen has served as the associate director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He specializes in pediatric cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Board Certifications

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Academic Information

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Medical Education

The University of Calgary, Canada


Rotating Internship – Mount Sinai Hospital, The University of Toronto, Canada


Pediatric Residency – The Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario, The University of Western Ontario, Canada


Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship - The Hospital For Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada, Pediatric Interventional Catheterization – The Hospital for Sick Children and Children’s Hospital, Boston


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