As a parent, you want the very best for your child's future, and we look forward to working with you to make sure your child's heart is healthy.
Heart defects are among the most common birth defects. They affect about one in every 100 babies at birth. Fortunately, the defects are discovered routinely and repaired early with great success. We are a Center of Excellence for the treatment and research of children with congenital heart defects. We treat the most complex and rare cases.
Full-spectrum care for heart disease
Patients from the tiniest babies to young adults benefit from the many heart specialists and researchers working together in the Pediatric Heart Institute and the adult Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute. This combination of heart experts and leading-edge facilities ensures that our patients receive the most complete level of care. Our heart program is one of the largest in the region. We are committed to treating our patients as individuals and including family in every important health decision.
Our committment to caring for children with heart disease is founded on pioneering news ways to diagnose and treat cardiac disease. We are proud of our success stories and how they make a difference in the lives of children and their families.
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