Texas Children’s Hospital heart transplant program is one of the largest pediatric heart transplant programs in the nation. Since 1984, our surgeons have performed more than 400 heart transplants at the hospital.

The transplant team is dedicated to providing patients with excellent medical care, timely communication and family centered education. Texas Children's highly experienced team has transplanted hearts in children from newborns to young adults from across the United States.

A team of experts in all areas of patient care – from heart transplant surgeons to pediatric cardiologists to transplant coordinators and dietitians, child life specialists, social workers, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists – focuses on your child’s care. This multidisciplinary team responds to patient and family needs or emergencies and promotes teamwork in caring for patients. The heart transplant program has access to more than 40 different subspecialties ensuring all parts of your child’s care will be addressed.

Our Team

The heart transplant team at Texas Children’s Hospital is much more than just a surgical team. Our transplant coordinators work with surgeons, cardiologists, social workers, child life specialists, dietitians, pharmacists and physical and occupational therapists to give your child the best care possible.

Our heart transplant team treats the most challenging and rarest of cases giving every child the best chance for recovery.