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Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology and Heart Surgery

Learn more about the best pediatric and congenital cardiology & heart surgery treatment options from pediatric cardiologists and heart surgeons at Cleveland Clinic Children's.
Cardiology & CT Surgery Overview

Having a child with congenital heart disease or a cardiovascular condition can be scary, stressful and overwhelming. We understand those feelings and are here to help.

Entrust your child’s heart health to our team of nationally ranked pediatric and adult specialists.

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's?
Cleveland Clinic Children's was recognized as a national leader by U.S. News & World Report

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's?

  • Lifetime of care: Comprehensive fetal through adult heart care is provided all under one roof.
  • Family-centered care: Communication and collaboration between you and your child’s medical team is essential to treating and managing their diagnosis. We understand the importance a patient’s loved ones have in their healthcare experience and take a family-centered approach to your child’s care.
  • Multidisciplinary approach: Children with congenital heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions need more than a treatment plan — they require a team of experts with diverse subspecialty offerings. Our team takes a multidisciplinary approach to your child’s care and works with many different specialties within Cleveland Clinic.
  • Recognized as a national leader: Cleveland Clinic Children’s has an outstanding reputation for successfully handling the most complex cases of heart disease in children. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Cleveland Clinic Children’s cardiology & heart surgery program among the top programs in the nation. Additionally, U.S. News recognized Cleveland Clinic Children’s in 10 out of 10 specialties in its annual edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.”
  • Connected with nation’s no. 1-ranked heart program: For the 26th consecutive year, Cleveland Clinic’s adult heart program has ranked as the best in the nation, earning the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s “2020-21 Best Hospitals.”
Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology and Heart Surgery

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology and Heart Surgery

Pediatric Cardiology

Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatric cardiologists provide comprehensive care and treatment for children, teens and young adults diagnosed with congenital and acquired heart defects.

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Pediatric Heart Surgery

World class heart surgery at Cleveland Clinic Children’s is provided by the Cleveland Clinic Congenital Heart Surgery team.

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Heart Failure & Heart Transplant

Our team consists of transplant-trained cardiologists, nurse practitioners and transplant coordinator registered nurses.

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Heart Rhythm Disorders

Cleveland Clinic Children’s provides several clinics that are dedicated to the treatment of pediatric heart rhythm disorders.

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Single Ventricle Heart Defects

Expert care is provided by our team of highly specialized physicians and caregivers.

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Heart Muscle & Aorta Disorders

Cleveland Clinic Children’s provides several clinics and programs that are dedicated to the treatment of heart muscle and aorta disorders.

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Interventional Cardiology

Our interventional specialists offer diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in two leading-edge catheterization labs offering distinct benefits for differing patient needs.

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Fetal Cardiac Care

Our team of dedicated, specially trained providers are here to help you through your pregnancy and prepare for the delivery of your baby.

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Adult Congenital Cardiology

Treats adults with congenital heart disease, including aortic stenosis, atrial septal defect (ASD) and more.

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High Cholesterol

Although often considered a problem in adulthood, hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) can affect children and teens, especially when there is a genetic cause.

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For Medical Professionals

For Medical Professionals

Find information regarding our pediatric residency and fellowship programs, materials on specific areas of Cleveland Clinic Children's, details about upcoming CME events, Grand Rounds and publications.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Patient with complex congenital heart defect becomes softball standout.

High School Athlete Overcomes Complex Heart Condition, Becomes Softball Standout

Aug 27, 2019

“Don’t define yourself by your congenital heart disease. Define yourself by who you are as a human being.”
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2-month-old Geno is thriving, despite being given just a 10% chance to live. (Courtesy: Tess Smith Photography)

Little Heart Warrior Fights for Most Vulnerable Kids

Jun 25, 2019

“He is a happy baby, running around playing with his brothers, throwing food at the dog. Geno just keeps going.”
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Sophia playing soccer during her freshman year at Lake Catholic High School, in Mentor, Ohio

Teen Makes Sports Comeback After Infection Causes Heart to Stop Beating

Feb 5, 2019

“It never crossed my mind that I wouldn’t be able to play again. When people find out what happened, they’re kind of shocked that I’m fine now. I guess my case was very out of the ordinary.”
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