Congenital Heart Defects

The Congenital Heart Surgery Service offers a comprehensive surgical program that includes every procedure available for the treatment of pediatric heart disease and congenital heart defects. We care for children of every age, including preterm and low-birth-weight newborns, tailoring procedures and treatments to the needs of each individual child and his or her family. During surgery, this individualized approach includes cardiopulmonary bypass and neuroprotection strategies customized to each patient’s condition and needs, helping to ensure optimal outcomes are achieved.

A highly skilled, multidisciplinary team, whose members are extensively trained and experienced, is dedicated exclusively to pediatric congenital heart surgery and treatment. Surgical procedures performed at Texas Children's Heart Center include: