Samuel Hanke, MD
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Dr. Samuel Hanke Bio


Dr. Samuel Hanke is a pediatric cardiologist and an assistant professor in clinical pediatrics in the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed his pediatric residency, chief residency and cardiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s. He currently provides medical care to fragile infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease in both acute care and outpatient environments. He has completed additional training in quality improvement science and serves as the Chief Patient Experience Officer at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. 


When not providing pediatric cardiac care, Dr. Hanke serves as president of Charlie’s Kids foundation. An organization, he and his wife, founded after the untimely loss of their first son Charlie in 2010 to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and an unsafe sleep environment. His organization has been committed to educating families about SIDS and Safe Sleep to help prevent other parents from suffering the sudden and unthinkable loss of an infant.