Heart Center


The Heart Center at Children’s Health℠ offers a comprehensive program of specialized care for children with congenital and acquired heart diseases. Our multidisciplinary group of specialists work together to meet the full range of pediatric cardiac needs, including prenatal consultation, non-invasive diagnostic imaging, interventional catheterization, electrophysiology (including catheter ablation and device therapy), cholesterol management and cardiothoracic surgery (including heart transplantation).

STS 3 Star Ranking

  • The Heart Center at Children’s Health Dallas℠ has been  rated as one of the top participants with an overall 3 star rating (lower than expected mortality) respective to Operative Mortality in the most recent Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Report.
  • We are among the top five percent or one of six heart centers nationwide to receive the highest designation of excellence awarded by the STS.
  • 116 facilities voluntarily submitted data over the past four years to the STS for nationwide comparison of risk adjusted pediatric operative mortality.  Each heart center is rated with either a 1, 2, or 3 star ranking based on outcomes, 6 of the 116 facilities were rated with a 3-star ranking, the highest rating by STS.
  • This distinguished 3-star rating indicates that our program is proven to have significantly lower than expected mortality rates respective to operative mortality based on STAT rankings, procedural complexity. 

Leading Outcomes

Children's has established itself as a leader in the care of pediatric cardiovascular procedures with outcome statistics that rank among the national leaders.

See our latest Outcomes Report.

Why Children's Health?

The Heart Center's team of professionals includes cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiac intensivists, neonatologists and cardiac anesthesiologists. In addition to providing the highest quality clinical and surgical care, we are committed to improving the health of children everywhere by sharing our innovations and research. A vital component of our program at the Heart Center is our commitment to provide detailed cardiac education and support services for our patients and their families.

Innovative Procedures

The Heart Center hopes its practices can be used as educational tools for other cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiology professionals.

See the list of Cardiology Doctors.