Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Patient Care & Services

The cardiac surgeons at the Children’s Heart Center routinely operate on children with a wide array of cardiac malformations including:

  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Total and partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
  • Truncus arteriosus
  • Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect
  • Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Atrioventricular canal defect
  • Ventricular septal defect
  • Shone’s syndrome
  • Single ventricle cardiac malformations
  • Aortic and mitral valve disease processes
  • Tricuspid valve disese
  • Ebstein’s anomaly
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Aortic arch hypoplasia
  • Tracheal anomalies
  • Vascular rings and slings

The cardiac surgeons at the Children’s Heart Center also have focused expertise in performing the following procedures:

  • Repair of pectus carinatum and excavatum
  • Minimally invasive aortic valve repair or replacement
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Ross procedure
  • Laser-assisted pacemaker and ICD lead extraction
  • Maze procedure
  • ICD and pacemaker implantation and replacement
  • Heart transplantation
  • Insertion of short and long-term ventricular assist devices