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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

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.
  • Connected with nation’s no. 1-ranked heart program: For the 26th consecutive year, Cleveland Clinic’s 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.”
  • 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 2020-21 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.”
Departments & Resources

Programs & Clinics

Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery offers a variety of programs and clinics to meet the specific needs of our patients.

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What We Treat

We diagnose and treat a variety of pediatric and congenital heart diseases and defects.

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Support Services

Get more information on support groups and resources for everything heart-related.

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Research and Clinical Trials

Are you interested in participating in a clinical trial? Or, you may want to explore the various and extensive research studies being conducted.

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Staff

We can help you choose the top specialist from our pool of cardiologists and other heart physicians and doctors.

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Appointments

Click in, walk in or call us today.

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Pediatric Events Calendar

View events featured or sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Children's.

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Recognition and Outcomes

Learn more about why Cardiology & Heart Surgery was nationally ranked in U.S.News & World Report's 2018-19 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.”

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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.

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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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