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Heart center specialities

Pediatric heart center specialty programs and clinics 

Our Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team crosses disciplines to ensure the right doctors, therapists and technicians are helping to diagnose and care for your child.

Our heart center specialties include:

  • Aortic coarctation
  • Aortic arch surgery
  • Aortic root replacement
    • Valve sparing aortic root replacement
    • Ross procedure
    • Bentall procedure
  • Aortopulmonary window
  • Arterial switch (transposition of the great arteries)
  • Atrial septal defects (ASD)
    • Secundum atrial septal defect (ASD)
    • Ostium primum atrial septal defect (ASD)
    • Sinus venosus atrial septal defect (ASD)
    • Scimitar Syndrome
  • Atrioventricular septal defect (AV Canal)
  • Bicuspid aortic valve program
  • Bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt (single ventricles)
  • BT shunt (Blalock Taussig shunt)
  • Cardiac imaging 
  • Cardiology second opinion
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program 
  • Cardiovascular bridge program 
  • Cardiovascular genetics clinic 
  • Cardiovascular-thoracic surgery 
  • Chest wall deformities program (Pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum)
  • Cor triatriatum repair
  • Coronary anomaly repair
  • Congenital heart disease care
  • Double chambered right ventricle
  • Damus Kaye Stanzel
  • Double outlet right ventricle
  • ECMO
  • Electrophysiology
  • Fetal and neonatal cardiology 
  • Fontan procedure (single ventricles)
  • Heart transplant program
  • Hybrid procedures
  • Interrupted aortic arch
  • Interventional cardiology and catheterization 
  • Marfan syndrome program 
  • Neonatal cardiac follow up care
  • Nikaidoh procedure (for transposition, VSD, pulmonary stenosis)
  • Pacemaker placement
  • Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return
  • Patent ductus arteriosus ligation (PDA ligation)
  • PDA ligation (patent ductus arteriosus)
  • Pulmonary embolectomy
  • Pulmonary artery band (PA band)
  • Pulmonary hypertension service
  • Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction
  • Ross procedure
  • Subaortic stenosis
  • Supramitral ring
  • Supravalve aortic stenosis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
  • Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)
  • Transposition of the great arteries (TGA) - arterial switch
  • Truncus arteriosus
  • Tumor removal (cardiac tumors)
  • Turner syndrome program 
  • Valve repairs (and replacements):
    • Aortic valve repair
    • Mitral valve repair
    • Pulmonary valve repair
    • Tricuspid valve repair (including Ebstein’s anomaly)
  • Vascular rings/Pulmonary artery slings
  • Ventricular assist device (VAD) program
  • Yasui procedure

We're all on the same team. If we determine that heart surgery is the best option for your child, we work closely with the cardiothoracic surgeon to ensure that care is coordinated and seamless.

Patient and family history is important for us in understanding your child’s heart health. Our team also provides physicals for children with a risk of heart disease, so they can hit the athletic field and compete safely.

Care for every heart condition

Whether your child is born with a congenital heart defect or heart problems develop in the following years, trust our expert cardiac specialists to develop the best care plan. We care for children with a range of conditions, from common heart conditions to the most complex cardiac care, including:

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