Professional Summary

​Current Position

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate University: Washington University in St. Louis, A.B. Biology 1983

  • Medical University: University of Tennessee College of Medicine - Memphis, M.D. 1987

  • Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, 1987-1990

  • Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, St. Louis Children's Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, 1990-1993

Professional Societies


Clinical interests

  • Adults with congenital heart disease

  • Pediatric cardiovascular disease

  • Cardio-obstetrics

  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to congenital heart disease

  • Cardiovascular complications of Marfan syndrome and related genetic conditions


Military Service

  • Commander, U.S. Navy Medical Corps, Fleet Marine Forces, Honorably Discharged, 2006

  • Battalion Surgeon, 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Operation Iraqi Freedom II, 2004)



Doctor Puts Good Life On Hold for Iraq Duty

Iraq War Veteran and Physician Has a Heart for Others and Passion for Service

Dr. Joel Hardin named Councilor for Illinois Chapter, American College of Cardiology

Dr. Joel Hardin appointed to the Florida Pediatric Cardiac Technical Advisory Panel

Nationally Accredited Comprehensive Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center


How a Pediatric Practice is Caring for Adults with Heart Disease

Television interview - Bay News 9


Prospective Patients:

If you would like to learn more about our practice, please get in touch today.



3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Stop 3043

Medical Arts Bldg 3rd Fl

Tampa FL 33607-6307

St. Petersburg

625 6th Ave S

Ste 120

St Petersburg FL 33701-4654


888-275-2737 FAX