Programs and services for congenital heart defects in children

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Our team of experts provides specialized care to meet the needs of you or your child.

Heart Center

Here at our Heart Center, we are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for every patient—as well as providing long-term support for every family. We have been named #1 in Cardiology and

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Adult Congenital Heart Service

Thanks to advances in medical and surgical care, most people born with serious congenital heart defects are now surviving long into adulthood. Because few defects are permanently “cured,” however,

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Advanced Fetal Care Center

The mission of the Advanced Fetal Care Center (AFCC) is to provide the finest diagnosis, ongoing screening and care for a mother carrying a baby with a confirmed or suspected congenital anomaly.

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Cardiology Outpatient Services

Boston Children’s Outpatient Cardiology Department is one of the world’s oldest, largest and most experienced pediatric programs. Because of our program’s size, most of our child cardiologists

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Cardiovascular Genetics Program

The Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic at Boston Children's Hospital Heart Center - part of the #1 ranked Heart Center - was one of the first of its kind. Created in 1991 by Ronald Lacro, MD, a pediatric

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Fetal Cardiology Program

"We focus on what families want and need—comprehensive evaluation and expert treatment for the child and family as a whole—plus counseling, support and the special services they're going to need." –

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Heart Transplant Program

The Boston Children’s Heart Transplant Program evaluates infants, children and adolescents who are potential candidates for heart transplantation. Our transplant team works seamlessly with the

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Interventional Catheterization Program

If your child needs a heart catheterization, there’s no better place for that procedure than Boston Children’s Hospital. As part of the #1 ranked Heart Center, we are home to the largest pediatric

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Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT)

The Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) is a team of interdisciplinary clinicians with expertise in pediatric palliative care, who add an extra layer of support to the care of children with serious

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