If your child is suffering from a complex heart condition, you are in good hands at the Children’s Heart Institute at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Every day, our affiliated doctors perform advanced surgeries and interventions to deliver successful outcomes for kids with heart disease. As leaders in pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, we are giving new hope to families by providing the highest level of care.
The Children’s Heart Institute Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital features the most advanced technology and equipment for babies and children in need of specialized care. Part of the 30-bed pediatric intensive care unit, patients receive the highest level of care with immediate access to:
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is also home to an award-winning 118-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), providing the highest level of care available for premature and critically-ill newborns.
We believe one of the most important team members is you, the parent. Through multidisciplinary rounds, you will be involved in your child’s care and remain active in your child’s recovery, every step of the way.
Your child will be cared for 24/7 by a team of affiliated specialists, including critical care physicians, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists, nurses, case managers, social workers, respiratory therapists, child life specialists, dietitians/nutritionists and physical and occupational therapists. The team is specially trained and highly experienced in treating children with heart disease. They work as one to provide complete care for your child, from diagnosis through treatment and long term recovery.
At Children’s Heart Institute at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, patients with congenital or acquired heart disorders receive hands-on specialized care 24/7 from a team of affiliated physicians and specialty-trained nurses who aim to deliver the best possible outcomes.
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was named one of the top 50 best children's hospitals nationally in Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report, and Children’s Heart Institute earned the distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for patient care and outcomes in congenital heart surgery. As one of only 12 three-star programs, Children’s Heart Institute ranks among the elite in the United States and Canada for congenital heart surgery.
In collaboration with various subspecialties, the affiliated team provides comprehensive care for newborns, children and adolescents, with the ability to transition into adult congenital cardiac care. Team members have the experience and skills necessary to offer innovative treatment methods and specialized services, including, but not limited to:
With the Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and a dedicated Children’s Heart Institute Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, critical heart patients have access to quality, specialized care. By utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, the team at Children’s Heart Institute strives to offer patients with the most complex problems the greatest opportunity for a normal life.
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The Children’s Heart Institute at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is affiliated with the physicians at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the UT Physicians Pediatric Outpatient Clinics across Greater Houston. Affiliated physicians evaluate patients at UT Physicians clinic locations and perform all inpatient procedures and treatments at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.