Pediatric Cardiology & Congenital Heart Disease

Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery

Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeons performed 175 pediatric congenital heart surgeries in 2017.

Volume and Type

2017 - 2018

VAD = ventricular assist device

In-Hospital Mortality

2016 -2018

Cleveland Clinic is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for all patients. The in-hospital mortality rate for pediatric congenital heart surgery patients for the last three years has been well below the STS expected mortality and in 2018 was 0%.

STS = Society of Thoracic Surgeons

ᵃBenchmark derived from the 2018 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery National Database