With more than half a century of experience in caring for children's hearts, Texas Children's Heart Center combines cutting-edge technology with compassion and a family centered approach to pediatric cardiac care.
Our cardiologists and surgeons, also academic faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, are world-renowned leaders in pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery and cardiovascular anesthesiology. We see more than 17,000 patients and perform more than 800 surgeries annually, with outcomes among the best in the nation. Texas Children's Heart Center pioneered many of the now-standard procedures and therapies related to the diagnosis and treatment of children with cardiac problems. Our cardiologists and surgeons care for children with the most complex congenital heart conditions, including:
Ranked among the three best pediatric heart programs in the United States by Child magazine, Texas Children's Heart Center provides a single point of care and offers comprehensive care for children with cardiac issues, including:
Additionally, the Heart Center is home to a cardiovascular genetics clinic, a syncope (fainting) clinic and an adult congenital heart clinic.
Preparing for a visit with us? Get to know Texas Children's Heart Center by taking a virtual tour of our facilities:
Cardiology clinic lobby Cardiology exam roomCardiology clinic patient roomCVICUCVICU holding areaEchocardiography exam roomEchocardiography laboratoryCongenital heart operating room
- Allison Mahlstedt, Physician Assistant
- Dr. Carlos Mery, Cardiovascular Surgeon
- Dr. Charleta Guillory, Neonatologist
- Dr. Wayne Franklin, Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program Director
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