Why Texas Children's

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Comprised of world-renowned leaders in pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery, cardiovascular anesthesiology and cardiac intensivists, the Texas Children’s Heart Center team works together to surround patients with expertise at every point from diagnosis through treatment, in order to provide the best possible outcomes for every patient.


We believe sharing outcomes creates better outcomes. Patients deserve to know, and we all do better when we know where to aim. At Texas Children’s Heart Center, we receive many of the world’s rarest and most complex heart cases, and that’s because we’ve got the numbers to back it up, consistently exceeding national benchmarks in nearly every category, year after year.

Why us?

Ranked #1 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

By U.S. News & World Report

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Saying you want to be the best is one thing. Constantly driving to be better is a different story. That’s what rankings from U.S. News & World Report measure and why we’re so proud when they continue to move in the right direction. As the #1 pediatric hospital in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, we are committed to setting a new standard for the treatment of children and adults with congenital heart disease and to pioneering innovative therapies for patients with these cardiac conditions.

Team of Experts

The Heart Center provides the highest quality of care available through an experienced, multi-disciplinary team accustomed to treating the most complex congenital heart conditions, including a staff of surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac intensivists and cardiovascular anesthesiologists, all leaders in the field of pediatric cardiology.

Close to Home

Texas Children’s Hospital provides expert cardiology care at seven locations across the greater Houston area. Our medical providers see patients at our hospitals in the Texas Medical Center, Katy in West Houston, and The Woodlands. Our Specialty Care locations can be found throughout the community and provide the same level of care patients know and expect from Texas Children’s – just closer to home.

Latest Technology

The Heart Center's new home in Legacy Tower, a modern building equipped with the latest technology, encompasses eight floors dedicated exclusively to cardiac care including state-of-the-art operating rooms, spacious cardiac catheterization labs, including one with an integrated MRI machine, expansive cardiac intensive care rooms and an inpatient gym.