Cardiac Center

About the Cardiac Center

The Cardiac Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the world’s leading pediatric heart centers providing care to infants, children and young adults with congenital and acquired heart conditions. The Center also offers expert diagnosis and management of fetal heart defects prior to a baby's birth through our Fetal Heart Program.

Our team, one of the largest and most accomplished in the world, includes more than 50 pediatric cardiac intensivists, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, and more than 350 staff specially trained in congenital heart diseases, including nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, psychologists and child life specialists. Expert consultation from other specialties within the Hospital can be provided within minutes if needed.

Our pediatric cardiologists and surgeons are pioneers in the treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects, and international leaders in research, diagnosis, patient care and education.

Patient outcomes at the Cardiac Center are among the best in the nation, placing us in the top tier of pediatric cardiac programs in the world. In addition, we are consistently ranked among the best by U.S.News & World Report.

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Contact us

You may reach us at 267-426-9600 or cardiac@email.chop.edu.

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For a second opinion, cardiac referral, or for more information.
267-426-9600

To schedule an outpatient appointment.
215-590-4040

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Best in the Nation

CHOP’s Cardiac Center was ranked No. 1 by Parents magazine and top ranked by U.S.News & World Report for 2013-14. Learn more »

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