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Members of the Heart Center team are available to answer your questions, provide needed information or schedule an appointment for your child / your patient.  

To make an appointment at any of our locations listed below, please call 617-355-4278 or email us at heart@childrens.harvard.edu


For families residing outside of the United States, we help facilitate medical review of patient records and appointment scheduling, and, provide assistance with customs and immigration, transportation, hotel arrangements and housing accommodations. Call +01-617-355-4278 or email us at: heart@childrens.harvard.edu


Making an appointment

If your child has been diagnosed with a heart condition, the first step is to schedule an appointment. Please contact us between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (EST). You can also call to:

  • Confirm or reschedule an appointment
  • Refill a prescription
  • Speak with a Heart Center nurse
  • Get directions to the hospital

Coming Here

When your child comes to Boston Children's, she/he may need:

  • an outpatient procedure
  • an inpatient procedure
  • a same-day admission


Each care location within the Boston Children’s Hospital Heart Center is designed to help patients and their families feel more comfortable during their visit. In each area, you’ll find just the right combination of experts and resources to provide the care that your family needs


Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

The Cardiology Outpatient Clinic

  • Located on second floor of the Farley Building
  • In addition to providing outpatient services, the clinic also performs many inpatient tests, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and echocardiograms (ECHOs). 

The Inpatient Unit

  • Located on the eighth floor of the Main Building
  • This 28-bed unit is where our patients stay if they need to be in the hospital overnight, as when they’re admitted for an inpatient cardiac catheterization. Patients may also be transferred here after they are discharged from the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

  • Located on the eighth floor of the Main Building
  • After cardiac surgery, patients receive their care in our cardiac ICU. Patients who require intensive treatment, but not surgery, are also cared for here.

The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

  • Located on the sixth floor of the Main Building
  • Our laboratory includes high-technology suites and recovery rooms for inpatient or outpatient catheterization procedures.

The Operating Rooms (or Surgical Suites)

  • Located on the third floor of the Main Building
  • These surgical suites are reserved and outfitted specifically for our cardiac patients.

(North of Boston)

Boston Children’s at Peabody
General inquiries: 781-216-3400 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079

(South of Boston)

Boston Children’s Physicians Weymouth
General inquiries: 781-216-3800 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079

Boston Children’s Physicians Brockton
General inquiries: 781-216-2480 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079

Boston Children’s Physicians Norwood
General inquiries: 781-216-2550 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079

Boston Children’s Physicians North Dartmouth
49 State Road, Nauset Building Suite 201
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
General inquiries: 781-216-2400 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079

(West of Boston)

Boston Children’s at Waltham
General inquiries: 781-216-2100 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079

Boston Children’s at Lexington
General inquiries: 781-216-2999 | Cardiology appointments: 617-355-2079


Find out all you need to know about getting to Boston Children’s, accommodations, navigating the hospital experience and other resources that are available for your family.

Here are some helpful links:

  • Find the Boston Children’s location closest to you.
  • Get directions and parking information. 
  • Here for an overnight and not sure where to stay? Our guide to staying in the hospital, hotels and special accommodations.
  • Want to take a break from the hospital routine? Here’s a list of area attractions and restaurants.

Boston Children’s MyWay

To help keep your time with us moving smoothly, we’re now offering Boston Children’s MyWay, a free mobile app with step-by-step directions to help you get around many of our locations. 

MyWay also connects you with Boston Children’s support services like our Center for Families or Child Life Services, and has listings for local restaurants, hotels and fun things to do with the kids while in the area.

Download Boston Children’s MyWay on your iPhone or Android smart phone.

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