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Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Heart Center

U.S. News and World Report award for Cardiology and Heart Surgery

Leaders in pediatric cardiac care, we’re committed to achieving the best possible outcome for every child’s heart

The Heart Center at Children’s Health provides expert diagnosis and effective treatment for the full spectrum of pediatric heart conditions. From cardiac anomalies and fetal diagnosis to life-saving surgical or catheterization intervention, our team of pediatric cardiologists and subspecialists are pioneering the latest innovations in pediatric cardiac care.

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The Only Pediatric Heart Transplant Program in North Texas

As the only pediatric heart transplant program in North Texas, Children’s Health has transformed lives through cardiac transplantation since 1988. Now, we rank among the top 10 busiest pediatric heart transplant programs in the country.

2017 Outcomes Report

Our legacy of excellence in pediatric cardiac care permeates all aspects of our heart program – with a shared commitment to making life better for children. Find out more in our 2017 Annual Outcomes Report.

Comprehensive and Family-Centered Approach

From first-rate medical expertise to dedicated support services, our multidisciplinary team of specialists works together to meet the full range of pediatric cardiac needs. Cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiac ICU physicians, cardiac anesthesiologists and specialized nurses collaborate to ensure families are in the best hands for their child’s cardiac care from prenatal diagnosis to adulthood. In addition, social workers, child life specialists, pastoral care, development specialists, learning specialists and a psychologist provide essential education and resources every step of the way.

The holistic care provided by Children’s Health has left a lasting impression on our lives.
Miguel, patient parent

Nationally Recognized Experts in Pediatric Cardiac Care

Ranked among the top pediatric cardiology and heart surgery programs in the country, we are dedicated to improving outcomes through innovation and research. With nearly 13,000 outpatient clinic encounters, almost 1,000 inpatient admissions and close to 600 cardiac surgeries every year, our renowned team of specialists are transforming what was once considered “impossible” to “possible” in pediatric cardiac care.

The Heart Center at Children’s Health offers:

  • One of the largest pediatric catheterization programs in the country, reducing many patients’ need for open-heart surgery
  • The only pediatric ventricular assist device program in North Texas, pioneering ways to make more advanced technologies available to small children.
  • An award-winning Safe at Home Program, empowering parents of children with complex heart conditions to care for their child at home between surgical procedures
  • The only Fetal Heart Program in the nation to receive a Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, working with expectant mothers from fetal diagnosis through delivery

Meet the Care Team