Pediatric Heart

Pediatrics

Heart

NewYork-Presbyterian is home to the best pediatric cardiology and heart surgery program in New York, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Pediatric Heart Surgery

At the NewYork-Presbyterian Congenital Heart Center, expert pediatric heart surgeons treat congenital and acquired cardiovascular disorders in even the smallest and most complex patients. A combined program of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital the Congenital Heart Center is one of the largest and most preeminent pediatric cardiology and heart surgery centers in the nation. From infants to young adults, patients of all ages come to us from the US and worldwide to seek the most advanced, safe, and proven treatments for congenital heart conditions, and for the revision of previous surgery when prior treatment fails. Patients have come to us from every US state, as well as various European countries, Israel, The United Arab Emirates (UAE), India, China, Russia, Mexico, and many other countries. Your child will benefit from the multidisciplinary services of our experienced and compassionate pediatric heart surgery team.

About Our Program

NewYork-Presbyterian has an international reputation for excellence in pediatric heart surgery. Our team of highly-skilled and experienced pediatric heart surgeons includes national leaders in complex neonatal surgery, hybrid minimally invasive surgery, and transplant/assist devices. We are also widely recognized for our expertise in newborn heart surgery. Many of the procedures we perform are in low-birthweight newborns and infants under the age of one month. We routinely provide second opinions and treat complex patients who have not found successful treatment elsewhere.

What we treat

We provide surgical options for many pediatric heart conditions including:

  • Anomalous left coronary from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA)
  • Aortic and subaortic stenosis and regurgitation
  • Aortopulmonary window
  • Arch hypoplasia
  • Atrial and ventricular septal defects
  • Atrioventricular canal
  • Cardiomyopathy and heart failure
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Cortriatriatum
  • Congenital aortic valve stenosis
  • Congenitally corrected transposition of the great vessels
  • Coronary artery anomalies/fistulas
  • Double outlet right ventricle
  • D-transposition of the great arteries
  • Ebstein's anomaly and tricuspid valve disease
  • Failing Fontan surgery
  • Heart tumors
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS)
  • Mitral valve stenosis and regurgitation
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Patent foramen ovale
  • Pulmonary atresia
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis and regurgitation
  • Single ventricle disease
  • Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Total anomalous pulmonary venous return
  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Tricuspid atresia
  • Truncus arteriosus
  • Valve repair
  • Ventricular septal defect

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