• Heart Center
  • About Us

    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:

    One of America's best pediatric heart centers

    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:

    • Arrhythmia surveillance
    • Cardiovascular genetic testing and research
    • Congenital heart surgery
    • Echocardiography/Fetal echocardiography
    • Electrophysiology and pacemaker follow-up
    • Heart failure and cardiomyopathies
    • Heart transplantation
    • Minimally invasive surgical procedures
    • Pediatric cardiac catheterization
    • Pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiology

    Additionally, the Heart Center is home to a cardiovascular genetics clinic, a syncope (fainting) clinic and an adult congenital heart clinic.

    Virtual Tour

    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 room
    Cardiology clinic patient room
    CVICU
    CVICU holding area
    Echocardiography exam room
    Echocardiography laboratory
    Congenital heart operating room 

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