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.

Supported by a transformational $5 million gift from Direct Energy, the Heart Center is undergoing a significant expansion that will allow us to serve even more children with critical heart conditions from the Houston community, across Texas and throughout the nation.

Texas Children's Hospital was named the... Read more

Excellence in heart failure outcomes

Only one of five pediatric institutes in the nation, Texas Children's Hospital is proud to be named the first Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Texas by the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium.

Ranked #2 in the U.S.

#1 in Texas in pediatric heart care and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

See the full rankings by U.S. News

Our Team

Texas Children’s Heart Center is led by Dr. Charles D. Fraser, Jr., chief of Congenital Heart Surgery, and Dr. Daniel J. Penny, chief of Pediatric Cardiology. The combination of the many types of pediatric heart specialists in the Heart Center ensures every patient has access to expert diagnosis and treatment.  

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Texas Medical Center

, Floor 20
  • Phone: 832-82-HEART (43278) - new referrals

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The Promise Campaign will expand our care to more children, and offer comfort to the people who love them.