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Adult Congenital Heart Service
We offer a full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical services to adults with congenital heart disease and/or pulmonary hypertension, from diagnosis to cardiac catheterization and surgical repair.
Cardiac Anesthesia Services
While your child's surgeon or cardiologist focuses complete attention on the demanding task of repairing a defective heart, the cardiac anesthesiologist carries out a series of behind-the-scenes tasks that positively affect the safety and success of the procedure.
Cardiac Anti-Coagulation Program (CAMP)
Boston Children’s Hospital’s Cardiology Anticoagulation Monitoring Program (CAMP) provides quality, comprehensive care to patients with heart disease who are on lifelong anticoagulation regimens.
Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program
We provide comprehensive consultation, assessment and intervention services for children with congenital heart disease and their families.
Cardiology Outpatient Services
We provide comprehensive evaluations and coordinated care for infants, children, and adults with various heart, and heart-related illnesses, diseases,and conditions.
At Boston Children's Hospital, we have a number of cardiomyopathy experts who regularly evaluate and care for babies, children and teens with this disease.
Cardiovascular Genetics Program
This is a multidisciplinary clinic that provides carefully coordinated multi-specialty care, serving the multiple needs of individuals and families with a variety of cardiac and genetic conditions.
Complex Biventricular Repair Program
The Boston Children's Hospital Heart Center’s Complex Biventricular Repair Program is a multidisciplinary effort to provide an option for “two ventricle” circulation in newborns and children who are being considered for, or have undergone, single ventricle repair.
Congenital Heart Valve Program
We are dedicated to the care of children and adults with congenital heart defects that involve absent or poorly functioning heart valves.
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Our cardiac surgery team is made up of six pediatric cardiac surgeons who are dedicated exclusively to patients with congenital heart disease and other rare heart conditions.
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology at Boston Children's Hospital Heart Center is known around the world for its superior patient care and clinical outcomes. Drawing from a global talent pool, we have grown to become the largest in the United States and one of the most specialized in the world. We have been named #1 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery every year that U.S. News & World Report has ranked the nation's top pediatric hospitals by specialty.
At Boston Children’s Hospital, our Electrophysiology Service offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment options for children—and adults—who suffer from an abnormal heart rhythm.
At the Exercise Physiology Lab, we use exercise tests—such as running on a treadmill—to predict how your or your child’s cardiopulmonary system responds to exercise or other physical activities.
Fetal Cardiology Program
Our team in the Fetal Cardiology Program at Boston Children's Hospital has the expertise and experience to help you through this difficult time. When you come to Boston Children’s, you will be seen by a team of physicians, nurses and other specialists who have experience with the many problems that can affect infants before birth and who understand how this can impact your whole family.
Heart Failure Program
The Heart Failure Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, part of the #1 ranked pediatric Heart Center, comprises a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, and other clinical specialists who are experts at treating children with heart failure.
Heart Transplant Program
The Heart Transplant Program at Children’s Hospital Boston is one of the largest pediatric heart transplant centers in the country.
Interventional Catheterization Program
If your child needs a heart catheterization, there’s no better place for that procedure than Boston Children’s Hospital where your child will be cared for by one of the largest and most experienced pediatric cardiac catheterization programs in the world.
Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmia Program
The Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmia Program at Boston Children's Hospital’s Heart Center is a clinical, research and educational program focused on investigating and managing patients with inherited arrhythmic and sudden cardiac arrest syndromes.
Kawasaki Disease Program
The Kawasaki Disease Program provides coordinated care for patients with Kawasaki Disease, both during the acute phase and in long-term follow-up.
Preventive Cardiology Clinic
The Preventive Cardiology Clinic at Boston Children’s is the only clinical service in the Northeast that focuses on preventing heart disease in children.
Pulmonary Hypertension Program
The Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Boston Children’s Hospital is one of the leading pulmonary hypertension programs in the United States.
Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Program
The Pulmonary Vein Stenosis team at Boston Children’s coordinates all aspects of care for children with the condition. Because pulmonary vein stenosis is so rare, it’s important that you see a team of specialists who exclusively focus on treating children with this complex condition.
Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program
The Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) team at Boston Children's Hospital is leading the way in advanced treatments for children with the most severe forms of heart failure.
Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Cardiac Inpatient Unit
Cardiology Outpatient Services
Today it's been 5 years since my son Matthew's A.V. Canal repair. I remember the nurses: Shannon, Jaime, and Patrick....They were so good with Matthew and with my husband and I.
If it wasn't for Children's Hospital and the Cardiac wing he wouldn't be here. Thank you all for what you have done for us and giving him a chance to grow in front of our eyes! Thank you Dr. Mah, Dr. Baird, and Dr. de Ferranti we owe you the world.
5 years ago today, I placed my one week old son in Dr. Emani's hands to repair his COA. I remember it like it was yesterday, and I'm thankful every day for the care we received at the Heart Center at Boston Children's Hospital.
1 year ago today Dr Baird performed open heart surgery on Cayman. It did NOT slow him down. Today his heart is as good as new and he barely even has a scar. Thank you Dr Baird and everyone on the cardiac floor at Boston Children's Hospital.
Two years ago today we were at Boston Children's Hospital and our daughter, Emily, was having an aortic stent placed. We were told it would have to be replaced by the time she turned 2 (which was last June) but its still in place and working beautifully. We thank God every day for the amazing work of Dr. Gerald Marx and Dr. James Lock.
This weekend we celebrated our beautiful daughter, Mikayla's 1st birthday and that’s thanks to the amazing surgeons and staff on the 8th floor!! Mikayla was born with a rare diagnosis of Pentalogy of Cantrell which included several heart defects.
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