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The Heart Center - Texas Children's Hospital

With more than half a century of experience in caring for children's hearts, Texas Children's Heart Center combines cutting-edge technology with compassion and a family centered approach to pediatric cardiac care.

Our cardiologists and surgeons, also academic faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, are world-renowned leaders in pediatric cardiology, congenital heart surgery and cardiovascular anesthesiology. They see more than 17,000 patients and perform nearly 1,000 surgeries annually, with outcomes among the best in the nation.

Texas Children's Heart Center pioneered many of the now-standard procedures and therapies related to the diagnosis and treatment of children with cardiac problems. Our cardiologists and surgeons care for children with the most complex congenital heart conditions, including:

  • aortic valvar stenosis

  • atrial septal defect

  • coarctation of the aorta

  • hypoplastic left-heart syndrome

  • pulmonary valvar stenosis

  • single ventrical anomalies


One of America's best pediatric heart centers
among the three best pediatric heart programs in the United States by Child magazine, Texas Children's Heart Center provides a single point of care and offers comprehensive care for children with cardiac issues, including:

Additionally, the Heart Center is home to a cardiovascular genetics clinic, a syncope (fainting) clinic and an adult congenital heart clinic.