Heather Paddock, MD


General Surgery
Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery
Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Achalasia
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)

About Dr. Paddock

Tennis, Martial Arts, Food & Wine

Medical Education

Medical School
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
University of Florida Health Science Center - Jacksonville - General Surgery
Nationwide Children's Hospital - Surgical Critical Care, University of Florida - Pediatric Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of


  • Heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor gene disruption is associated with delayed intestinal restitution impaired angiogenesis, and poor survival after intestinal ischemia in mice., El-Assal, O. N.; Paddock, H.; Marquez, A.; Besner, G. E., Journal of pediatric surgery
  • A silver impregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital length of stay for pediatric patients with burns. Paddock, H. N.; Fabia, R.; Giles, S.; Hayes, J.; Lowell, W.; Besner, G. E., Journal of Burn Care & Research
  • A silver-impregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital costs for pediatric burn patients Paddock, H. N.; Fabia, R.; Giles, S.; Hayes, J.; Lowell, W.; Adams, D.; Besner, G. E., Journal of pediatric surgery
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  • Functional genomics and gene expression profiling in sepsis: beyond class prediction Feezor, R. J.; Cheng, A.; Paddock, H. N.; Baker, H. V.; Moldawer, L. L., Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Administration of prenatal betamethasone suppresses the adrenal-hypophyseal axis in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Paddock, H.; Beierle, E. A.; Chen, M. K.; Mullett, T.; Wood, C. M.; Kays, D. W.; Langham, M. R., Jr, Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Management of blunt pediatric hepatic and splenic injury: similar process different outcome., Paddock, H. N.; Tepas, J. J., 3rd; Ramenofsky, M. L.; Vane, D. W.; Discala, C., American Surgeon
  • Temporal patterns of gene expression in murine cutaneous burn wound healing. Feezor, R. J.; Paddock, H. N.; Baker, H. V.; Varela, J. C.; Barreda, J.; Moldawer, L. L.; Schultz, G. S.; Mozingo, D. W., Physiological Genomics
  • Humoral products from tumor necrosis factor-alpha-stimulated neutrophils suppress neutrophil function: shedding new light on paracrine signaling. Paddock, H.; Moldawer, L., Critical care medicine