Joshua Daily, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the section of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
A native of Little Rock, Dr. Daily received his undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He then returned to Little Rock to attend medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA. After medical school, he completed a pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. During his time in Cincinnati, he received a Master's in Education from the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Daily joined the medical staff at Arkansas Children's in 2015, where he serves as the Pediatric Cardiology fellowship program director. He is board-certified in pediatric cardiology. His academic interests include echocardiography, general pediatric cardiology, parent education, and medical Education.
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The Arkansas Children's Adult Congenital Heart Disease program provides care to patients from throughout the region. Great efforts are made to assist in the transition of patients from Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Programs to ensure there is no lapse in care and provide patients with the best possible outcomes. The ACHD team is dedicated to offering up-to-date care based on the most recent guidelines for the management of this complex group of patients.
The extracorporeal life support (ECLS) program at Arkansas Children's Hospital is one of the most advanced in the nation. The ECLS program incorporates cutting edge technology with the highest level of teamwork to provide life-saving support for the most critically ill children. At Arkansas Children's Hospital, ECLS includes the use of both ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and VAD (ventricular assist device) support.
Congenital heart defects are the most common of all birth defects, occurring at a rate of approximately eight cases per 1,000 live births.