Heart Center

Programs and Services

World-Renowned Services

We care for a broad range of heart conditions in both children and adults with congenital heart disease. Learn more about our specialized programs.

We’ve helped children born with congenital heart disease (CHD) live longer, healthier lives by revolutionizing diagnosis and treatment. Adults living with CHD need expertise from a team that has expertise in both congenital heart conditions and with adult-specific heart needs.

Children who have undergone cardiac procedures during infancy and early childhood have a greater risk for motor delays; attention and behavioral challenges; and language and visual difficulties. We monitor for subtle signs to provide treatment as early as possible. 

We provide specialized cardiac imaging for infants and children with congenital or acquired heart diseases and adults with congenital heart disease.

Texas Children’s Heart Center is recognized across the globe as a leader in the highly specialized field of pediatric cardiology, tailoring care to the needs of each individual family.

Our program helps prepare young adults with congenital heart disease for eventual, informed, timely and uninterrupted transition to adult congenital heart disease care.

Our program brings together doctors, advanced practice providers, genetic counselors and nurses who offer lifelong care for families with heart conditions that may have a genetic cause.

Texas Children’s Heart Center is recognized across the globe as a leader in the highly specialized field of pediatric congenital heart surgery and performs more than 1,000 surgical cardiac procedures each year with outcomes among the best in the nation.

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and management of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA), a cardiac abnormality present at birth in which the origin or course of a coronary artery from the aorta is atypical and, in some cases, carries a risk of sudden cardiac death.

Offering cutting-edge treatment for patients with heart rhythm abnormalities, the Electrophysiology Program is one of the nation’s highest volume pediatric centers for invasive electrophysiology studies and pacemaker/defibrillator implantations.

With our long history and high volume of patients we’ve had the privilege of treating over the years, we offer a rare level of expertise and experience in fetal cardiology.

Our program helps families navigate the Fontan procedure, a cardiac surgery that supplies blood to the lungs in children whose hearts have a single pumping chamber that supplies blood to the rest of the body.

Our dedicated team of doctors, nurse coordinators and administrative personnel cares for more than 2,000 cardiomyopathy and heart failure patients, offering a variety of circulatory support devices as a bridge to transplantation.

Since its inception in 1984, Texas Children's Heart Center has become one of the largest and most successful heart transplant programs in the nation, performing more pediatric heart transplants than any other program nationwide.

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women helps make pregnancy possible for women with heart disease. This innovative program optimizes safety and outcomes in these high-risk pregnancies.

Increasing numbers of heart conditions can be treated with minimally invasive catheter-based interventions, and our program is the largest in the region, offering interventional cardiac catheterization for infants, children and adolescents.

Our clinic offers specialized care for children with Kawasaki disease, which causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body. 

For children with a high risk of heart disease as adolescents or adults, our goal is to prevent future problems, such as heart attack and stroke, through early detection, education and intervention.

As one of the few pulmonary hypertension programs in the United States dedicated to treating children, our highly experienced team has extensive training in the research, diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and teens with this rare condition.

Our team members have dedicated their careers to improving outcomes for children with pulmonary vein stenosis, advancing the field through research and consistently sharing findings with colleagues around the world.

Our program cares for infants with single ventricle congenital heart defects, which include hypoplastic left heart syndrome, unbalanced atrioventricular septal defects, complex single ventricle and heterotaxy syndrome and others.

For people with Williams syndrome, a relatively rare genetic condition, our clinic strives to be their lifelong medical home.