Best Children's Hospitals -  U.S. News - Cardiology & Heart Surgery 2015-16When your child needs care for a pediatric congenital heart condition, only the very best will do. Levine Children's Hospital's renowned heart specialists deliver expert care for every pediatric congenital heart condition – from before your little one is even born to when they reach adulthood.

Named a Best Children's Hospital in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report, Levine Children's Hospital offers the most advanced and most complete pediatric heart care in the region.

Complete Pediatric Heart Surgery and Cardiology Care

We offer the latest diagnosis and treatment options for the full range of pediatric congenital heart conditions. Our care offerings include:

Additionally, our critical care transport team, MedCenter Air, is ready to transport even our youngest patients to Levine Children's Hospital from other area facilities by ground or air when needed.

Our Pediatric Heart Care Quality

Our pediatric heart surgery and cardiology care is recognized regionally and nationally for its quality. On top of being named a Best Children's Hospital in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report, we:

  • Lead the nation in survival rates for our pediatric heart transplant program – the only one in the region
  • Offer the region's only facility with pediatric open-heart surgery, a pediatric cath lab, and ECMO, a heart-lung bypass machine supporting infants and children with respiratory or heart failure
  • Performed the first neonatal heart transplant in the region (performed in 1989)
  • Performed eight pediatric heart transplants in 2015 – the most ever performed in one year at our facility, and among the highest volume in the nation

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Your Pediatric Heart Care Team

We have a full team of dedicated pediatric doctors, nurses, specialists and staff working together for your child.

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