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Since its inception in 1984, Texas Children's Hospital Heart Transplant Program has performed more than 290 heart transplants, making it one of the largest and most successful programs in the nation.
The heart transplant team is a multidisciplinary group of individuals dedicated to your child's health and wellbeing. We have the experience and expertise necessary to provide each patient with the utmost care and compassion.
There are several reasons a child might need a heart transplant. Learn more about these diseases and the different types of heart transplants.
Our referral specialist will work with your family and your insurance provider to guide you through the heart transplant referral process.
Cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in the Heart Center will perform an evaluation to find out if your child is a candidate for heart transplant.
There is no set time limit for when your child might receive a donor heart. Learn more details about the waiting list and what you’ll need to do.
Your family will be asked to relocate to Houston before and after a heart transplant. Here's what you need to know.
Receiving a heart transplant can greatly affect the quality of life of a child. Read more about the process and follow-up needed for patients.
It is important to examine the history of transplants at any hospital you are considering. Here you’ll find information about outcomes of heart transplants at Texas Children’s Hospital.
Our experts have recommended other online resources to help education you and your family about pediatric heart transplantation.
Texas Children’s Heart Center is dedicated to research that will create more positive outcomes for patients living with heart disease. Our experts regularly publish articles on pediatric heart transplantation in the leading peer-reviewed medical journals.