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.
Texas Children's Hospital was named the first Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Texas by The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium, a distinction only shared with four other pediatric programs in the country. 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:
As an Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute, Texas Children's Heart Center provides a multi-faceted continuum of care for children with cardiac issues and heart failure, including:
Additionally, the Heart Center is home to a cardiovascular genetics clinic, a syncope (fainting) clinic and an adult congenital heart clinic. We also offer diagnostic testing and cardiology procedures at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus.
Preparing for a visit with us? Get to know Texas Children's Heart Center by taking a virtual tour of our facilities:
Cardiology clinic lobbyCardiology exam roomCardiology clinic patient roomCVICUCVICU holding areaEchocardiography exam roomEchocardiography laboratoryCongenital heart operating room
- Riki Graves, mother of patient
- Dr. Wayne Franklin, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program director
- Megan Horton, Editor-in-Chief
- Dr. Lisa D'Alessandro, pediatric cardiologist