Congenital Heart Innovation Report


Congenital Heart Center 2020 Innovation Report

Program Highlights

  • Rated New York’s No. 1 Children’s Hospital, as published in the New York Daily News based on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020–21 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings
  • Tri-state area’s largest referral center for babies born with congenital heart disease
  • Rated excellent in congenital heart, heart transplant, and adult congenital heart programs by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals”
  • Listed as a high-volume center by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Reports quality outcomes to Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the IMPACT Registry
  • Only ECMO program in the tri-state area designated a Platinum Center of Excellence by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
  • Designated as a Regional Perinatal Center by the State of New York, the highest hospital classification level
  • Designated a CCF-Accredited Center of Care by the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation
  • Accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association as an Accredited Pediatric Center of Comprehensive Care
  • Recognized as an official Pediatric Marfan Center by the Marfan Foundation
  • Highest volume Pediatric Heart Transplant center