Texas Children’s Heart Center®

Why us?

Ranked #1 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

By U.S. News & World Report

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Texas Children’s Heart Center®, located within Texas Children’s Hospital, is the premiere destination for the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart conditions. Consistently ranked as one of the top centers in the nation for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News and World Report, we offer exceptional, compassionate care in state-of-the art facilities. Our services range from early fetal diagnostics and neonatal transitional care, to cardiac care throughout adolescence and all the way into adulthood. At Texas Children’s, we will be with you every step of the way.

Why Texas Children’s Heart Center®?

Trusted leader with proven outcomes. Texas Children’s Heart Center® has been successfully repairing the hearts of children since 1956. A leader in research and development, we pioneered many of the now-standard procedures and therapies used in pediatric and fetal cardiology. We perform over 900 surgeries and more than 1,300 catheterizations annually, with outcomes among the best in the nation.

Exceptionally qualified, world-renown staff. Our physicians are both leaders and innovators in their field. Accustomed to treating the most complex heart conditions, as well as those less complicated, their ongoing research and achievements continue to advance the field of pediatric and fetal cardiology. As academic faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, they also teach and challenge the future generation of fetal and pediatric cardiologists as well as cardiothoracic surgeons.

Full spectrum of specialties, all under one roof. With a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to care, our team includes experts in fetal and pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery and transplantation, cardiovascular anesthesiology, and cardiac intensive care. We even offer specialized clinics in cardiovascular genetics, coronary anomalies, and adult congenital heart disease. Also, because we’re integrated within the Texas Children’s Hospital system, other non-cardiac specialties are easily added to your care team should the need arise.

State-of-the-art facilities. The Heart Center recently relocated to the newly-constructed 640,000-square-foot Lester and Sue Smith Legacy Tower building on the Texas Children’s Texas Medical Center campus. This facility offers the most innovative, cutting-edge technology available, as well as modern conveniences like large, family-friendly patient rooms with generous living quarters and full baths.

Compassionate, family-centered care. At Texas Children’s, we want what is best for you and your family. We recognize that every situation and child is unique, requiring individualized attention and dedication. Our staff will come alongside you on the journey, and help you navigate the very best path for the most optimal outcome.

24/7 availability. We are here for you any time you need us. Our physicians are available 24/7 to discuss diagnoses and care plans with referring doctors. The Heart Center at our Texas Medical Center campus is open and prepared for surgical or medical intervention 7 days a week, year-round. Cardiology services are also available in the community at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, and at our Texas Children’s Specialty Care locations.

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