Congenital Heart Center
The NewYork-Presbyterian Congenital Heart Center, a combined program of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital, is one of the largest and most preeminent pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery centers in the nation. Our patients come to us from around the country and around the world to seek the most advanced, safe, and proven treatments for congenital heart conditions, and for the revision of previous surgery when prior treatment fails. Your child will benefit from the multidisciplinary services of our experienced and compassionate pediatric heart care team.
About Our Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital have built a national reputation for outstanding care devoted to children. Our integrated Congenital Heart Center is one of the largest and most preeminent pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery centers in the nation. We provide pediatric and adult patients with congenital heart defects with treatment options unavailable at many centers globally. With leading programs in pediatric cardiology, cardiac surgery, and pediatric heart transplant, our outcomes are among the best in the nation.
What we Treat
The NewYork-Presbyterian Congenital Heart Center provides comprehensive care for children and adults with the following congenital heart conditions:
- Aortic valve stenosis
- Aortic arch hypoplasia
- Arrhythmia (web team, link to page)
- Atrial septal defect
- Atrioventricular septal defect
- Cardiomyopathy and heart failure (web team, link to page)
- Coarctation of the aorta
- Ebstein’s anomaly
- Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS)
- Marfan’s syndrome (web team, link to page)
- Pulmonary atresia
- Pulmonary hypertension (web team, link to page)
- Pulmonary stenosis
- Pulmonary vein stenosis (web team, link to page)
- Tetralogy of Fallot (web team, linkn to page)
- Total anomalous pulmonary venous return
- Truncus arteriosus
- Transposition of the great arteries
- Ventricular septal defect
Our Approach to Care
At NewYork-Presbyterian’s Congenital Heart Center, we believe that there is a solution for each child, and we rely on established expertise as well as innovative thinking to deliver unparalleled care for every patient. We take a fully integrated approach to the treatment of complex heart conditions in people at every stage, from fetal life through infancy, childhood, adolescence, to adulthood.
High-Risk Pregnancy Care
Each member of our high-risk obstetrical team is board-certified or board-eligible in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and High-Risk OB/GYN and has extensive expertise and experience in caring for pregnant mothers who are at risk for obstetric complications. For mothers diagnosed with a high-risk pregnancy due to fetal congenital heart disease, our Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists collaborate with our fetal cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, and cardiovascular surgeons, to provide the best care available – both while the infant is in the womb and upon delivery. This care plan includes fetal diagnostic methods and therapies, neonatal and pediatric cardiac intensive care, mechanical cardiopulmonary support, pulmonary hypertension management, electrophysiology studies, noninvasive imaging, and pediatric cardiac anesthesia. Continuity of care is maintained with our team throughout pregnancy and postnatal care.
Collaborative, Multidisciplinary Care for Children of all Ages
The Congenital Heart Center offers the full range of therapies that a newborn, young child, or adolescent with congenital heart disease may require. Bringing together our pediatric surgical, medical, anesthesiology, perfusion, critical care and cardiovascular support specialists into one coordinated team helps us to provide the most effective care for your child. You can be assured that your family will be in the expert hands of a medical team renowned for excellence in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery and committed to a shared goal of providing your child with the safest, most advanced surgical techniques available.
Continuity of Care into Adulthood
Our integrated care team seamlessly transitions patients with complex heart conditions from prenatal care through the teen years and early adulthood. We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for teens who are transitioning to adult congenital heart disease care. Adults with congenital heart.
Services and Programs
- Prenatal Diagnosis and Intervention
- Fetal Cardiac Intervention Program
- Infant Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
- Lymphatic Malformation Program
- Neonatal and Cardiac Surgery
- Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Presurgical Planning with 3-Dimensional Printing
- Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure & Transplantation
- Pulmonary Hypertension Program
- ECMO Program
- Ventricular Assist Device Program
- Pediatric Interventional Cardiology