Professional Summary

Dr. Joel Hardin is Co-Director of the Tampa Bay Adult Congenital Heart Center. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, and subsequently completed residency and fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Hardin is board-certified in adult congenital heart disease and pediatric cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Heart Association. He is also a member of the affiliate faculty of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.


Dr. Hardin's clinical interests involve adults who have grown up with congenital heart disease, cardio-obstetrics, pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to congenital heart disease, and cardiovascular complications of Marfan syndrome and similar genetic conditions. 


Dr. Hardin attained the rank of Commander in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, Fleet Marine Forces, having served on active duty as Battalion Surgeon for 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 1st Marine Division deployed to Iraq in 2004. He departed military service in 2006.


Awards and Recognition

America's Top Doctors:

9th Edition, 10th Edition, 11th Edition, 12th Edition, 13th Edition, 14th Edition, 15th Edition

Tampa Bay Magazine Top Doctors: 2018

Chicago Magazine Top Doctors:

2012, 2014, 2016

Chicago Mag - Children's Health: 2010

West Suburban Living Magazine: 2014

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors:

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021



Doctor Puts Good Life On Hold for Iraq Duty

June 2004

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3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Stop 3043

Tampa FL 33607-6307

St. Petersburg

625 6th Ave S

Ste 120

St Petersburg FL 33701-4654


888-275-2737 FAX


Tampa Office

Medical Arts Building

3rd Floor (main office)

2nd Floor (satellite office)

Free garage parking


St. Petersburg Office

Bayboro Building

1st Floor, Ste 120

Free garage parking


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